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Data Scientist in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**

Responsibilities:

  • Construction of statistical models via machine learning, deep learning and traditional techniques
  • Evaluation of new data sources
  • Transformation of independent variables
  • Evaluation of alternative modeling techniques and constructs
  • Experimentation with different dependent variables and selection of dependent variables for rollout
  • Monitoring of models for stability
  • Continuing research on state of industry for both machine learning and lending modeling
  • Natural language processing

Qualifications:

  • Degree in quantitative field (preferably statistics, data science, engineering or physics)
  • 1+ years experience in Data Science
  • Fluency in Python, R, or SAS. Spark, Hadoop also a plus.
  • Experience in consumer lending model construction preferred
  • Experience in financial sector preferred
**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**