Full Job Description
The SME is responsible to lead the design and development of predictive models to provide modeling solutions to Discover’s businesses. Designs and develops models, utilizing machine learning and other algorithms. Presents the results of mathematical modeling and data analysis to management or other end users.
Researches and leverages state-of-the art modeling techniques; champions modeling innovation.
Leverages extensive, deep technical knowledge and leadership skills to lead and/or drive the development of data science solutions and implements data-driven recommendations and outcomes.
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. Demonstrates technical knowledge in analytical tools.
Presents modeling and data analysis to management and other business partners.
Train and guide junior modelers in the design and development of the predictive modeling solution.
Collaborate with business partners to identify new analytical opportunities and develop solutions to address the same.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Master's Degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
4+ years of experience in developing data-based analytical solutions, or related field
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Ph.D. in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
6+ years of experience in the financial service industry and modeling, or related field
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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