Sr. Manager, Modeling

Discover Financial Services   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 295 days ago

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Job Description
This individual will manage a team of modelers supporting fraud modeling for both credit card and bank deposit portfolios. Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the relationships with business partners and ensure that modeling or strategy projects are delivered in a timely manner
  • Responsible for hiring, training, mentoring, and providing directions/guidance on a daily basis to direct reports in model/strategy development, implementation and performance monitoring
  • Evaluate external data and be an expert in internal database and systems
  • Communicate and present project results to business partners and management
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend alternatives to business solutions in order to keep the company on the technology frontier
  • Create documentation for modeling or strategy projects
  • Work closely with both internal and external audit teams as required
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in statistical and analytical principles, tools and techniques


  • MS in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, IndustrialEngineering, Applied Mathematics, and otherquantitative fields with 6 or more years of applicable work experience
  • People management experience
  • Strong computer skills, experience with statistical software and other analytical tools: SAS/R/SQL/UNIX
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills


  • PhD in these related fields
  • Familiarity with big data platform: Hadoop/Pathon/Spark
  • Project management experience in a high-profile, deadline-driven environment

Job ID: P180941_S1