Senior Data Scientist ( Job Number: 046663 )
Did you know that Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion? With local management teams at the helm in 11 western states, Zions is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. At Zions, we haven’t forgotten who keeps us in business, meaning we’re committed to the success of our customers, and our employees. Here, the possibilities are endless – come for a job, stay for a career.
Zions Bancorporation is currently looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our Enterprise Data Science team. This role focuses on delivering insight from data that is actionable and will drive revenue growth, cost reduction, and meet new regulatory requirements. The team works on strategic projects with tactical components that aim to drive all business decisions to be data driven.
The Data Scientist will be responsible for end-to-end analytic projects including:
The understanding of business and data needs
Discovering, cleaning, and transforming data as needed
Designing and building analytical models
Performing statistical analyses
Providing diagnostic, descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytics
Determine opportunities and needs around the use of machine and deep learning for help in prescriptive and predictive analytics, automation, and model training
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or other related area of study
Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or other related area of study is preferred
8+ years' experience preferred
Strong quantitative background with applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
Familiarity with predictive modeling, machine learning, and data mining techniques and algorithms
Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
Data visualization tools, such as GGplot, Tableau, D3.js
Scripting language experience, such as Java, Perl, PHP, or Python
Proficiency with SQL
Hadoop/Hive/Pig/Spark is a plus
ETL workflows and scheduling is a plus
Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills, both verbal and written along with an understanding of how to present results such that they are meaningful across multiple levels of management
Ability to function in a consultative role and lead a team or project
Ability to effectively teach and train fellow team members on models, processes or tools
Ability to collaborate and coordinate with multiple teams and team members
Must be able to meet deadlines and work with little or no supervision
Experience in banking or financial services preferred
Experience working with formal project management methodologies or a project management certification preferred
Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company is a national leader in Small Business Administration lending and public finance advisory services. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.
Zions received 16 Greenwich Excellence Awards for the year ended 2017. These awards are based on more than 30,000 market research interviews with businesses nationwide evaluating over 600 banks. Since the Awards’ inception in 2009, only three other U.S. banks have consistently received as many Greenwich Excellence Awards as Zions Bancorporation. Additionally, Zions has been recognized with middle market awards in Overall Client Satisfaction and Cash Management Overall Satisfaction every year since 2009. To better familiarize yourself with our company visit us at: http://www.zionsbancorporation.com/
Zions Bancorporation’s goal is to increase representation of women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our programs are designed to align with all applicable federal, state and local laws, directives and regulations and cover all human resource actions including employment, compensation, benefits, training, education, tuition aid, transfers, promotions and social/recreational programs.
Utah-Salt Lake City-UT - Zions Bancorporation - HDQTRS
Sep 16, 2019