Modeler

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL

Full-time
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Responsible for developing predictive models to support Discover’s business partners. 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.

Responsibilities

Researches and leverages state-of-the-art modeling techniques; participates in modeling innovation.
Leverages extensive, deep technical knowledge and leadership skills to 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 knowledge in analytical tools.
Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Master’s Degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Ph.D. in Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
2+ years of experience in developing data-based analytical solutions, financial service industry, modeling, or related field
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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.