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Sr. Data Scientist

Company: Fiserv
Location: Berkeley Heights
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Calling all innovators - find your future at Fiserv.We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments, and we move money and information in a way that moves the world. We connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants, and consumers to one another millions of times a day - quickly, reliably, and securely. Any time you swipe your credit card, pay through a mobile app, or withdraw money from the bank, we're involved. If you want to make an impact on a global scale, come make a difference at Fiserv.Job TitleSr. Data Scientist

What does a great Sr. Data Scientist do at Fiserv?You'll be a part of Global Business Solutions (Merchant business) - Fraud and Credit Decision Science team, responsible for developing and deploying predictive ML models in the form of automated risk controls that help in reducing fraud and credit risk losses as well as enabling top line growth. -As a part of this team, you'll be using internal and external data assets to generate insightful analytics, build models/rules, create data driven capabilities/ solutions to manage risk and identify new areas of opportunity. - Key functions supported by the team include New Merchant Onboarding & Underwriting, Existing Merchant Risk Monitoring, Lending Products, and other/ commercial Risk Solutions. This position will be a critical interface with stakeholders within and outside Fiserv in building best-in-class analytical solutions.
We'll help you to:

  • Become a key enabler to develop data driven capabilities and implement automated decisions using existing and new data, advanced analytics and ML based predictive models.
  • Get great exposure to the payments industry, the merchant and transaction data that flows through payment networks as we apply innovative techniques to prevent fraud and credit losses, and support growth, specifically from digital channels.
  • Measure and realize how your work contributes to reducing losses/ expenses and supporting business growth/ revenue.
    You can look forward to:
    • Designing and implementing ML / predictive models by utilizing internal and external data available and applying statistical techniques.
    • Tracking and monitoring model performance and provide analytical support to business partners for addressing their questions regarding automated decisions or automated alerts through informed analytics.
    • Conduct complex analysis using statistical and other industry leading quantitative techniques.
    • Proactively using data to generate useful insights by assessing key performance indicators / trends and presenting to business leaders.
    • Partnering with business and technical SMEs to understand relevant data, analyze and perform necessary deeper dives to solve given business problem, summarize and present key findings.
    • Support independent model validation, on-going model testing, and ad-hoc model audits/reviews.
    • Develop and coach junior team members and represent team in senior leadership and client facing meetings.
    • Lead the interaction with Fiserv's clients/partners to support and enhance model documentation standards, model risk management, model validation, encompassing data quality, monitoring, and governance.
      You're the kind of person who:
      • Loves to collaborate.
      • Can roll up their sleeves and make an impact.
      • Has superb communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Is highly analytical - data driven.
      • Can work on multiple projects while still meeting deadlines.
        ***This position requires - 4 days in office with an option to work Friday from home. First 90 days you'll be expected in office all 5 days.
        *** Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We are unable to provide employer sponsorship or take over sponsorship of an employer sponsored visa at this time.
        Basic qualifications for consideration:
        • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (STEM).
        • 6+ years of hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas: risk / marketing data / imbalanced datasets analytics or predictive modeling or model validation.
        • Proficient in Scikit-Learn/Lightgbm/xgboost/Pytorch/Python, Excel or other analytical tools / open-source programming languages.
          Preferred qualifications for consideration:
          • Master's Degree
          • 10+ years of relevant experience.
          • Working in Cloud AWS/Azure/GCP
          • Exposure to and knowledge of statistical / financial modeling in FINTECH / Payments domain.
          • Experience in creating model tracking framework and supporting/ conducting model validation exercise with internal/external partners.
          • Hands-on experience with AI / Money Laundering techniques.
          • Local candidate near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.This role is not eligible to be performed in Colorado, California, New York or Washington.Please note that salary ranges provided for this role on external job boards are salary estimates made by outside parties and may not be accurate.Thank you for considering employment with Fiserv. - Please:
            • Apply using your legal name
            • Complete the step-by-step profile and attach your resume (either is acceptable, both are preferable).What you should know about us:Fiserv is a global fintech leader with 40,000-plus (and growing) associates proudly serving clients in more than 100 countries. As a FORTUNE--- 500 company, one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, and a top scorer on Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce that reflects our world. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by law. -We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Warning about fake job posts:Please be aware of fraudulent job postings that are not affiliated with Fiserv. Fraudulent job postings may be used by cyber criminals to target your personally identifiable information and/or to steal money or financial information.Any communications from a Fiserv representative will come from a legitimate business email address. -We will not hire through text message, social media, or email alone, and any interviews will be conducted in person or through a secure video call. We won't ask you for sensitive information nor will we ask you to pay anything during the hiring process. We also won't send you a check to cash on Fiserv's behalf.If you see suspicious activity or believe that you have been the victim of a job posting scam, you should report it to your local FBI field office or to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.

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