1+ months

Director, Behavior Modeling - Fraud and Collections - P119709_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P119709_S1

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories.

Discover's vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future.

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages multiple modeling teams in the U.S. (Chicago) and coordinate with modeling teams in Shanghai and Phoenix to provide analytical solution to drive business growth across the company
  • Leverage extensive, deep technical knowledge and leadership skills to drive the development of data science solutions and implement data-driven recommendations
  • Build relationships with business partners. Allocates resources and prioritizes projects. Ensures the modeling projects are delivered in a timely manner
  • Motivate and mentor the team of data scientists to grow their skills and careers, focused on creating a nurturing environment which encourages innovation and continuous learning
  • Direct and lead the team to develop models utilizing GBM, Random Forest, SVM, Logistic and other machine learning algorithms
  • Maintains a high level of competency in statistical and analytical principles, tools and techniques and support the advancement of the "best-in-class" analytical capabilities to unlock new capabilities and performance and quickly adapt to modern modeling technique
  • Acts as a liaison among Decision Management, business technology teams and other business partners in model life cycle to escalate model time-to-market
  • Recruit and retain analytics talent to meet growing analytics need for Discover
  • Presents the results of mathematical modeling and data analysis to management or other end users.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 8+ years of experience in the financial leading industry, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Econometrics or related field
  • Experience with model users to understand how different Models integrate into these groups
  • Experience with R, Python, H20, SAS
  • Experience building Fraud or Collection models

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

And by the way, while you're waiting to hear from us, don't forget to check out the great benefits Discover offers.

Discover Financial Services 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, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-09-05

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.


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You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


 

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