Synchrony Bank

AVP - Analytics - Data Scientist

Company: Synchrony Bank

Location: New York City - New York - USA

Posted on: September 23

Job Description:Role Summary/Purpose...This AVP - Analytics - Data Scientist role will support quantitative predictive modeling/analytics for consumer acquisition products and serve as a predictive modeler/statistician for model development - model validation support - model deployment activities and ad-hoc analysis.This position is remote - where you have the option to work from home. On occasion we may request for you to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings - training and culture events. To ensure the safety of our colleagues and communities - we require employees who come together in-person to be fully vaccinated. We're proud to offer you choice and flexibility.Essential Responsibilities: Design - develop - and execute the advanced predictive modeling for acquisition Working with business partners and vendors for model design - development - implementation - validation and model governance requirements Create and maintain model documentation. Ensure adequate documentation and oversight for all owned deliverables Manage the model risk management process including model validation - response to independent review questions and assisting in development of action plans to address model governance/validation findings Adhere to all model development procedures for modeling and monitoring Pull data from source systems utilizing SQL - Python Spark and/or SAS Keep pace with the latest developments in academia - regulatory environment - risk technology (vendor and in-house) and financial services industry to provide expert guidance to the business functions Conduct research and analyze new modeling or analytical methodologies and integrate them into the decision-making process Perform other duties and/or special projects as assignedQualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree - or in lieu of degree a high school diploma and 7+ years of experience in statistical modeling within financial services or related industries 3+ years of progressive work experience OR Master's/PhD degree and 2+ years of progressive work experience including: 2+ year experience with large scale data manipulation within data warehouse or big data platforms 2+ year experience with SAS - SQL - Python or other data science programming languages; Work experience in statistical risk modeling in banking - financial services or related industries - programming with SAS and SQL and statistical analysis using large amounts of dataDesired Characteristics: Graduate Degree in a quantitative field (Statistics - Mathematics - Economics - Decision Science - Operations Research or related) 5+ years' predictive modeling and analytics experience in banking or financial services industries 5+ years' experience with SAS or Python. SAS certification is a plus 2+ years of experience with the application of regulatory requirements for Model Risk (e.g. SR 11-7/OCC 2011-12) 2+ years of machine learning/artificial intelligence experience using Python - R - Tensorflow - or similar software systems Model Documentation with ability to explain technical items to non-technical audiences Hands-on data analytics - risk modeling and data management experience Strong project management and execution skills Excellent written - oral communication - problem solving - and inter-personal skills Ability to work independently with minimum supervisionEligibility Requirements: You must be 18 years or older You must have a high school diploma or equivalent You must be willing to take a drug test - submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met - the associate will have a minimum 6 months' time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees - level 8 or greater - must have at least 24 months' time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don't meet the time in position or performance expectations).Our CommitmentWhen you join us - you'll be part of a diverse - inclusive culture where your skills - experience - and voice are not only heard-but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual - unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together - we're building a future where we can all belong - connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ - with more than 60% of our workforce engaged - you'll find community to connect with and opportunity to go beyond your passions.This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race - color - religion - sex - sexual orientation - gender identity - national origin - disability - or veteran status.Reasonable Accommodation Notice: Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures - providing documents in an alternate format - using a sign language interpreter - or using specialized equipment. If you need special accommodations - please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday - Central Standard Time.The salary range for this position is 75 - 000.00 - 130 - 000.00 USD AnnualSalaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.Grade/Level: 10Job Family Group:Regulatory and Compliance