Data Scientist

New York, NY

Post Date: 10/11/2017 Job ID: 280992-1_1 Category: Credit Analytics Salary: Up to 180k Base
Smith Hanley Associates
Data Scientist
New York, NY
Salary: Up to 180k base
Contact: Sean Murphy - smurphy@smithhanley.com

The Data Scientist will involve applying advanced analytical techniques to structured and unstructured data sets to solve business challenges within Risk, Finance and Operations. The responsibilities for the Data Scientist include data sourcing, hypothesis generation, text mining, and machine learning to provide solutions. The Data Scientist will be required to deliver financial results and risk insights through the use of predictive modeling and machine learning techniques. The Data Scientist will lead full cycle projects, monitor trends, provide recommendations and work with cross functional business units as well as senior leadership.

Requirements of the Data Scientist:
- Masters degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent (Ph.D. Strongly Preferred)
-Minimum 3-5 years of US Based full time business experience with predictive modeling, machine learning, and statistical techniques such as regression, decision trees, clustering, neural networks, text mining, etc. -Expertise in SAS, SQL, R, Python, and Hadoop
-Must be able to transform data and develop insights to influence business decisions
-Experience in consulting or credit card portfolios a plus

Sean Murphy
Executive Recruiter

Sean's recruiting knowledge, human resources expertise and quantitative insight are now being leveraged to identify qualified candidates for specific credit roles. Sean considers his communications skills, his sense of urgency and initiative as critical strengths for building solid relationships in this tight knit industry.
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