Senior Associate, Data Science

Employer
Capital One
Location
Glen Allen, Virginia
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Closes
Feb 12, 2021
Ref
R103461
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Knolls 5 (12022), United States of America, Glen Allen, Virginia

Senior Associate, Data Science

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.

As a Data Scientist at Capital One, you'll be part of a team that's leading the next wave of disruption at a whole new scale, using the latest in computing and machine learning technologies and operating across billions of customer records to unlock the big opportunities that help everyday people save money, time and agony in their financial lives.

Team Description

Data Science Team builds the machine learning models that run the gamut. We ensure our customershave access to ATMs to withdrawal their funds and deposit them at any hour of the day. Our OCR text parsing models ensure that our bank can reliably adhere to legal requests for funds in a semi-automated fashion at scale. The machine vision models we are exploring may one day allow us to lead the industry in fraud prevention. We build innovative solutions on unstructured text utilizing emerging ML tools like Tensorflow, Tesseract, and Textractor and dabble with CRNN in conjunction with OpenCV to create models that haven't existed before.

Role Description

In this role, you will:
  • Partner with operational partners to ensure the hurdles of the real world don't keep our solutions from driving real business value.
  • Leverage a broad stack of technologies - Python, Conda, AWS, H2O, Spark, and more - to reveal the insights hidden within huge volumes of numeric and textual data
  • Build machine learning models through all phases of development, from design through training, evaluation, validation, and implementation
  • Flex your interpersonal skills to translate the complexity of your work into tangible business goals


The Ideal Candidate is:
  • Customer first. You love the process of analyzing and creating, but also share our passion to do the right thing. You know at the end of the day it's about making the right decision for our customers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Statistically-minded. You've built models, validated them, and backtested them. You know how to interpret a confusion matrix or a ROC curve. You have experience with clustering, classification, sentiment analysis, time series, and deep learning.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree plus 2 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree, or PhD
  • At least 1 year of experience in open source programming languages for large scale data analysis
  • At least 1 year of experience with machine learning
  • At least 1 year of experience with relational databases


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in "STEM" field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics), or PhD in "STEM" field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)
  • Experience working with AWS
  • At least 2 years' experience in Python, Scala, or R
  • At least 2 years' experience with machine learning
  • At least 2 years' experience with SQL


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