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Data Scientist

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Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

As a Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to manipulate large data sets, integrate diverse data sources, data types and data structures into solutions under management guidance. You will build experience developing analytical approaches to meet business requirements, which involves translating requests into use cases, test cases, preparation of training data sets and iterative algorithm development.


What you will do

  • Execute code to generate business results, code efficiency improves solution delivery

  • • Analyze and prepare data for analysis, assembling data from standard and disparate data sources

  • Research new and advanced predictive modeling techniques as appropriate for a specific solution

  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop ideas and execute business plans

  • Develop solution prototypes and help integrate them with the product

  • Work closely with software development teams to communicate requirements and ensure quality of end-to-end deliverables of developed analytical solutions

  • Contribute to the team knowledge by keeping up with the state-of-the-art in machine learning applied to our domain

What experience you need

  • 3+ years’ experience, or equivalent education, in the credit, collections, marketing, and/or fraud analytics arena

  • 3 years of experience in Big Data/GCP environment and friendly language such as BigQuery, Python, Scala, etc.

  • 3 years of experience in GCP cloud native tools and techniques

  • 3+ years hands on experience in python programming and analytics required, experience with R, Python,

What could set you apart 

  • Active cloud certification (can be Google Cloud Platform, AWS, or Azure)

  • Experience building logistic and linear regression solutions, knowledge of advanced machine learning and deep learning methodologies preferred

  • Python, Scala or other statistical packages preferred

  • Knowledge of credit bureau, macroeconomic, housing and/or demographic data is preferred

  • Business knowledge of mortgage, rental, property data or insurance is preferred 

  • Master's degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research,

  • Economics or other related discipline; or equivalent analytics work experience is required

  • Experience with G suite applications such as docs, sheets, slides etc..

  • Ability to build visualizations using Tableau/Spotfire applications.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with multiple departments

  • in solving cross-departmental issue

  • Detail oriented, proactive, efficient with ability to accurately gather and analyze data

  • Ability to clearly present statistical solutions to non-statistical people

  • Ability to create new ideas for statistical solutions to customer’s business issues

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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