1+ months

Director Behavior Modeling-Fraud - P204403

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P204403

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.

Manages multiple modeling teams and partners with all modeling teams to provide analytical solutions to drive business growth across the company. Participates and contributes to the operating model and value-stream activities. Frequently interacts with users' management to prioritize, based on demand and capacity. Coaches, motivates, and develops direct reports and team members. Provides strategic direction and executes innovation and processes improvement initiatives to enhance model quality and efficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Leverages extensive, deep technical knowledge and leadership skills to drive the development of data-science solutions and implements data-driven recommendations in Fraud areas.
  • Motivates and mentors the team of data scientists to grow their skills and careers, focused on creating a nurturing environment that encourages innovation and continual learning.
  • Maintains a high level of competency in statistical and analytical principles, tools and techniques, and supports the advancement of the "best-in-class" analytical capabilities to unlock new capabilities and performance, and quickly adapts to modern modeling techniques.
  • Recruits and retains analytics talent to meet growing analytics needs for Discover.
  • Builds relationships with business partners. Allocates resources and prioritizes projects. Ensures the modeling projects are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Presents the results of mathematical modeling and data analysis to management or other end users.
  • Acts as a liaison among Decision Management, business technology teams, and other business partners in model lifecycle to escalate model time to market.
  • Direct and lead the team to develop models utilizing GBM, Random Forest, SVM, Logistic and other machine learning algorithms

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Business, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Data Science, Modeling, Analytics, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Business, 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

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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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-07-04 Expires: 2019-09-05

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