Data Science Manager

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Come 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 Science Manager to support our Data Science team.

The Data Science Manager will be responsible for leading a team of scientists to develop and improve various models to drive business strategies. 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. This position reports to Chief Data Scientist.

Essential Functions:

 

  • Mentor and develop team members, and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with leaders regarding data science strategies.
  • Provide reports about model performance to end users.
  • Tuning existing models, if needed.
  • Collaboration with Risk Management to resolve outstanding issues and support documentation quickly and efficiently as required.
The ideal candidate will have the following:

 

 

  • Master's degree in related field or higher education required.
  • Expert knowledge of classical statistical techniques such as linear regression and maximum likelihood regression.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience building and leading high performing teams responsible for developing models.
  • Expert knowledge of machine learning and AI methods including CART, Random Forests and XGBoost.
  • Creating complex custom data queries in SQL.
  • Creating 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 https://continentalfinancecompany.easyapply.co!

 

 

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