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Senior Data Scientist

  • Alpharetta, United States of America
  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • J00128687

Hybrid of business professional and data scientist with competency in machine learning, statistics, risk modeling, and analytics. This individual will lead the development of advanced business intelligence tools, customer-facing risk and decisioning models, as well as human capital and talent predictive models. The ideal candidate will have an innovation mindset and passion for mentoring and developing others, he or she will serve as a consultant to other statisticians and data analysts on the team, providing critical review and spurring the application of new analytical techniques to drive innovation. Qualified candidates will have a strong academic background in data science, mathematics or statistics, and experience in managing data intensive projects. The focus of the Equifax Data & Analytics organization is to harness the collective power of our vast data assets, state of the art systems, and advanced analytics to generate actionable insights for our business and customers.

What you’ll do

  • Generate profitable business growth through data-driven insight and innovation.

  • Leverage Equifax data assets to deliver differentiated high-value analytical products and solutions to our customers.

  • Work effectively and cooperatively with customers, co-workers, vendors, and management to create new ideas for analytical solutions that solve customer business problems.

  • Design and develop innovative new analytical solutions, both internal and external facing.

  • Develop advanced business intelligence tools, customer-facing risk and decisioning models, as well as, human capital and talent predictive solutions and models.

  • Work with Product, Sales, and Technology teams to drive new product ideas and ensure new solutions are implemented in an efficient manner

  • Manage an effective R&D and innovation pipeline leveraging customer insights, disparate data sources, and advanced analytical techniques.

  • Serve as a thought leader both inside our organization and within the markets we operate.

What experience you need 

  • 7+ years of experience in corporate environments

  • 7+ years of experience in advanced data analytics , big data applications, modeling, and statistics

  • Minimum of 1 or more of the following certifications: CSPO, PMI-ACP, CPM

What could set you apart

  • An influential leader and internal consultant, highly effective collaboration skills

  • Effectively communicate, synthesize, and make recommendations to business partners, executives, clients and internal stakeholders to secure organizational buy-in and engagement.

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.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

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.


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, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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