Chicago, IL 60606
$100,000 - 120,000
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]
Chicago based small business loan company is seeking a Data Scientist to build on recent successes using data to grow the business. Mine existing data to help the company make smarter lending decisions. Develop new sources of data to improve predictive modeling and put new products in the marketplace. Use your background in prepayment and default prediction and conversion optimization to increase customer satisfaction and company ROI.
NOTE: Candidates must have a minimum of three years of post-academia business experience.
Responsibilities of the Data Scientist:
--Build statistical models that will attract new customers and improve credit scoring.
--Develop new data sources.
--Use machine learning methods to mine data and produce algorithms to convert leads.
--Produce and present analysis and insights to drive decision making.
--Own the data science part of the business.
Qualifications of the Data Scientist:
--Expertise in predictive modeling in a credit risk environment.
--Proficiency using SQL, Tableau and SAS or Python.
--Minimum three years of post-academia business experience in a credit analytics setting.
--Master's degree in a quantitative field (predictive analytics, mathematics, economics, statistics etc.).
--Keen ability to find answers to business challenges using data and machine learning.
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