Sr. Manager, Data Science - Corporate Audit and Security Services

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jul 24, 2022
Aug 22, 2022
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Sr. Manager, Data Science - Corporate Audit and Security Services

Data is at the center of everything we do. As a startup, we disrupted the credit card industry by individually personalizing every credit card offer using statistical modeling and the relational database, cutting edge technology in 1988! Fast-forward a few years, and this little innovation and our passion for data has skyrocketed us to a Fortune 200 company and a leader in the world of data-driven decision-making.

Team Description

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at the Audit Analytics and Innovation Team. We're not a traditional Data Science team: we build creative ML solutions across multiple domains from AML/Fraud, Card interest calculation to Financial Service customer call transcripts intelligence. We build fast and evolve fast and the amount of learning of ML in business applications is multi-folds. We are also highly integrated and influential in building products and platforms, working with Product Managers, Engineers and Designers on a daily basis. If you love fast-paced, highly rewarding environments, and you love being a builder and communicator, this is the place for you.

As a Sr. Data Science Manager in the Audit Analytics & Innovation Team, you'll be part of a team that's leading the next wave of disruption at a whole new scale, using the latest in distributed computing technologies to build and deploy models and analytical solutions leveraging new data sources to provide powerful insights about our business.

Role Description

In this role, you will:
  • Partner with a cross-functional team of data scientists, data analysts, risk professionals, software engineers, and product managers to manage the risk and uncertainty inherent in statistical models in order to lead Capital One to the best decisions, not just avoid the worst ones
  • Leverage a broad stack of technologies - Python, R, Conda, Flask, Dash, AWS, Dask, Spark, and more - help uncover new trends and improve analysis
  • Lead and mentor a team of data scientists to deepen their understanding and use of cutting edge data science and machine learning methods
  • Implementand productionize models (regression models, machine learning models etc.) in Cloud based platforms to enable efficient and accurate model inference
  • Productionize highly scalable data pipelines for faster feature changes and updates, and implementing data validation framework and quality tests
  • Develop visualization tools to streamline model monitoring reports
  • Investigate new technology to advance data management, model development and deployment and drive change in enterprise ML products

The Ideal Candidate is:
  • Creative. You thrive on bringing definition to big, undefined problems. You love asking questions and pushing hard to find answers. You're not afraid to share a new idea.
  • A leader. You challenge conventional thinking and work with stakeholders to identify and improve the status quo. You're passionate about talent development for your own team and beyond.
  • Technical. You're comfortable with open-source languages and are passionate about developing further. You have hands-on experience developing data science solutions using open-source tools and cloud computing platforms.
  • A data guru. "Big data" doesn't phase you. You have the skills to retrieve, combine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and structures. You know understanding the data is often the key to great data science.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree plus 7 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree plus 5 years of experience in data analytics, or PhD plus 2 years of experience in data analytics
  • At least 3 years' experience in open source programming languages for large scale data analysis
  • At least 3 years' experience with machine learning
  • At least 3 years' experience with relational databases

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in "STEM" field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) plus 4 years of experience in data analytics
  • At least 1 year of experience working with AWS
  • At least 1 year of experience working with GraphML
  • At least 2 year of experience managing people
  • At least 2 year of experience working with Natural Language Processing models (e.g., Transformer)
  • At least 5 years' experience in Python, Scala, Dask, Spark or R for large scale data analysis
  • At least 5 years' experience with machine learning

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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