Principal Data Science
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: July 21, 2021
Discover. A brighter
With Discover, you’ll have the
chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital
banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful
work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you
need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and
provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an
opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a
brighter financial future, while building the future you
want, here at Discover.
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and
collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as
employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently
awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are
why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we
help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and
achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
The SME is responsible for developing 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 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
- Presents modeling and data analysis to management and other
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
- Master's Degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science,
Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
- 6+ 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
- 8+ years of experience in the financial service industry and
modeling, or related field
What are you waiting for? Apply
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.
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