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Senior Data Scientist

  • Atlanta, United States of America
  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • J00130451

Data and Analytics, the advanced analytical division of Equifax, offers state of the art solutions to current and emerging business challenges. 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.  Our US Information Services business is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to construct best in class analytical solutions and business insights for Equifax. This position will be located at our Atlanta Midtown office.

What you’ll do

  • Formulation of new modeling solutions to commercial clients across industries including but not limited to: banking and lending, rentals and leasing, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing, utilities, hedge funds and other markets.

  • Utilize diverse data sources to craft best in class solutions using various modeling techniques

  • Ensure quality deliverables within timeline, working under a project plan and design

  • Create detailed documentation outlining design and technical specifications of each solution

  • Cooperate with Model Risk Management, Legal/Compliance, Data Governance teams to identify and remediate model risks

  • Work with Technology teams to ensure accurate implementation, including audit of code

  • Perform QA analysis on solutions developed by other statisticians

  • Perform feasibility analyses to demonstrate value of different hypotheses proposed by various parties throughout the organization

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

What experience you need

  • Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Business Administration, management science or other related discipline

  • 5+ years’ experience with the development of risk solutions across the customer life cycle along

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in predictive analytics, risk management and/or marketing 

  • Experience building logistic and linear regression methodology required 

  • Experience with Python, SQL, R, or SAS is required

What could set you apart

  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Google/AWS Cloud is a plus

  • Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence methodology a plus

  • Knowledge of various sources of data such as credit bureau, customer application, marketing and/or macroeconomic data. Familiarity with commercial credit data preferred.

  • Experience developing and implementing solutions in a highly-regulated environment preferred

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.

For US Applicants

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