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Senior Data Scientist

  • Atlanta, United States of America
  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • J00138568

Equifax is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our world-class Data and Analytics team. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging statistical and analytical projects to develop new products and solutions that drive revenue growth. You will have the opportunity to work using cutting edge cloud technology and advanced statistical techniques. This role will own analytical projects from beginning to end. This includes discussions with internal and external customers during discovery and design phases, interfacing with internal technology teams for data requirements and extraction, performing the statistical analysis, building predictive models and presenting the findings.

What you’ll do

  • Work with team leads, other Statisticians and business partners on the formulation and application of new modeling solutions for a variety of industry problems across the consumer banking and lending, communications and automotive verticals 

  • Manipulate large data sets, integrate diverse data sources, data types and data structures into solutions 

  • Develop analytical approaches including translating requests into use cases, test cases, preparation of modeling data sets, algorithm development and presenting results and recommendations to internal and external customers 

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

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

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

  • Work with Governance and Compliance teams to ensure models are compliant with regulations and internal policies 

  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives within entire Data and Analytics group

What experience you need

  • Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or other related discipline 

  • 5-7 years of statistical and/or data analysis experience in the credit risk, telecommunications, financial services, marketing, fraud, or insurance analytics arena 

  • 5-7 years quantitative analytical experience, including hands-on modeling and use of machine learning techniques such as Neural Networks, Gradient Boosting and Random Forests 

  • 5-7 years experience manipulating and processing a variety of big data assets 

  • 5-7 years experience in SQL and statistical languages such as Python or R

What could set you apart

  • Strong knowledge of credit bureau data and other data assets including alternative data 

  • Experience working in GCP environment preferred 

  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner 

  • Strong project management and communication skills 

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and handle fast-paced and challenging job demands

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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