join a growing financial technology company that’s leading the marketplace in
both the marketing and servicing of credit cards! Continental Finance Company
specializes in credit card options for those consumers with less than perfect
credit. We are seeking a Data Scientist to support our Data Science team.
The Data Scientist will be responsible for developing quantitative/analytic models and
applications in support of the firm's risk underwriting and marketing effort.
This role focuses on the development of models, strategies, and operational
guidelines for the organization's various credit card products as they relate
to the analysis, tracking, and reporting of various risk metrics. This role
requires advanced degree in statistics/probability, physics, applied
mathematics or another heavy quantitative discipline. Our Quantitative Analytic
staff is focused on and responsible for the development of the theory and
mathematics behind various models. This position reports to Chief Data
Develop and design
best in class models
Develop and design
best in class market intelligence applications that support decision making
Risk Management to quickly and efficiently resolve outstanding issues and
support documentation as required
Test new statistical
tools and packages
The ideal candidate will
have the following:
Degree in related field or higher education required.
knowledge of classical statistical techniques such a linear regression and
maximum likelihood regression.
knowledge of machine learning and AI methods including CART, Random
Forests and XGBoost.
complex custom data queries in SQL
complex data models in SAS or R or Python.
- Creating complex data visualizations in Tableau
Why Continental Finance?
Continental Finance Company (“CFC”) is one of
America’s leading marketers and servicers of credit cards for consumers with
less-than-perfect credit. Since the Company’s founding in 2005, CFC has prided
itself on its corporate responsibility to customers in terms of a strong
customer support program, fair treatment and responsible lending. With our
success, we have also grown into an innovative financial tech company! With a
state-of-the-art consumer underwriting, marketing and servicing platform, we
provide a variety of services to our consumers when other financial
institutions will not accommodate them. We are proud to provide access to
credit products and excellent services to consumers who are largely overlooked
by traditional credit card issuers.
CFC is seeking bright, energetic individuals
that will help us grow and develop together! We uphold a promise to treat our
employees with the same care and concern as we do our customers. We offer all
employees competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced
business casual environment. Join our growing team and apply online today at
You will be required to work in-office for
this position, telecommuting is not available.
CONTINENTAL FINANCE COMPANY is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled