Director of Data Science

Director of Data Science

Job Title: Director of Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Carolina, USA
Salary: US$140000 - US$180000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Relocation Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AM: 001_1569507881
Contact Name: Alexa Montemayor
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 15:24

Job Description

One of the top auto finance companies in the US for the emerging credit consumer are expanding their analytical offerings and are building a risk analytics leadership team. After delivering excellent profitability and regulatory rigor with over 20% annualized growth, the firm is looking for a Director of Data Science to lead analytics functions, identify improvement opportunities, and develop strategies. Their growth has been built upon their customer acquisition, onboarding and service platform that is integrated across all customer touchpoints. This position offers growth opportunities for someone who is passionate about analyzing and monitoring business performance, making data-driven decisions, and optimizing strategy.

What Will I Be Doing?

  • Lead team in development of statistical models such as credit risk scorecards, behavior scorecards, collections models, statistical forecasts.
  • Drive company data science and analytics processes such as sales, underwriting, funding, pricing, serving, and finance.
  • Test and implement models and data used to execute strategy.

What Experience Do I Need?

  • 4+ years of experience in complex, data-driven problem solving and data science.
  • Some leadership experience required, preferably a team of 3+.
  • Strong understanding of lending/loan products and the regulatory space within financial services.
  • Masters or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, economics, analytics, decision science, etc.

Why Apply?

This is a great opportunity to join a consumer finance brand with double digit growth for the last 10 years. They are fully invested in creating a more analytically driven organization and offer a collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibility, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation. You will have room to grow and develop and have a clear promotion path from day 1.

What Next?

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