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Data Scientist


This is a Full-time position in Wilmington, DE posted May 8, 2021.

Data Scientist in Wilmington

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Salary: $80,000 – $100,000 per year

A bit about us:

A growing financial technology company that’s leading the marketplace in both the marketing and servicing of credit cards! Continental Finance Company specializes in credit card options for those consumers with less than perfect credit. We are seeking a Data Scientist to support our Data Science team.

Why join us?

  • Competitive base salary and overall compensation package
  • 401(k) eligibility + matching
  • Full benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Generous PTO, vacation, sick, and holiday schedule
  • Referral Program

Job Details

The Data Scientist will be responsible for developing quantitative/analytic models and applications in support of the firm’s risk underwriting and marketing effort. This role focuses on the development of models, strategies, and operational guidelines for the organization’s various credit card products as they relate to the analysis, tracking, and reporting of various risk metrics. This role requires advanced degree in statistics/probability, physics, applied mathematics or another heavy quantitative discipline. Our Quantitative Analytic staff is focused on and responsible for the development of the theory and mathematics behind various models. This position reports to Chief Data Scientist.

The role is on-site.

Responsibilities of the Data Scientist:

  • Develop and design best in class models
  • Develop and design best in class market intelligence applications that support decision making
  • Collaboration with Risk Management to quickly and efficiently resolve outstanding issues and support documentation as required
  • Test new statistical tools and packages

You should know the following:

  • Master’s Degree in related field or higher education required.
  • Expert knowledge of classical statistical techniques such a linear regression and maximum likelihood regression.
  • Expert knowledge of machine learning and AI methods including CART, Random Forests and XGBoost.
  • Creating complex custom data queries in SQL
  • Creating complex data models in SAS or R or Python.
  • Creating complex data visualizations in Tableau

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