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Data Scientist

  • Alpharetta, United States of America
  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • J00131186

Job Summary 

Equifax is looking for a Data Scientist to conduct big data analytics and build solutions for difficult and large data and business problems. 

 

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.

 

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?  

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You’ll Do: 

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

  • Develop analytical approaches to meet business requirements; this involves translating requests into use cases, test cases, preparation of training data sets and iterative algorithm development.

  • Manipulate large data sets, integrate diverse data sources, data types and data structures into solutions under management guidance.

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

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

  • Develop solution prototypes and help integrate them with the product

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

   

What experience you’ll need:  

  • Master’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics or other related discipline

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a data scientist with a focus in machine learning and AI

  • 2+ yrs of hands on experience with Python ( preferred)  Matlab or other analytics programming language

  • 1+ yrs of experience with data query languages such as Bigquery, Hive, Impala or equivalent

 

What could set you apart :  

  • Strong quantitative analytical experience, including hands-on and background in using statistics, regression modeling, neural networks, Natural Language Processing (NLP), time-series analysis (Fourier techniques, basis representations, etc.), Convolutional Neural Networks, Bayesian statistics

  • Experience building predictive models in cloud native platform ( GCP, AWS, Azure ) .

  • Practical experience with Python, Jupyter Notebooks, and TensorFlow.

  • Experience working in an agile framework 

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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