Principal Data Scientist - Retail Bank

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Nov 05, 2021
Ref
R125027
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Data Scientist - Retail Bank

Principal AssociateData Scientist,Customer Protection

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.

The Retail Bank - Customer Protection Data Science team has a relentless focus on the craft of data sciences spanning statistics, machine learning and distributed computing domains. We develop innovative products that continually identify fraud attacks across every stage of the customer life cycle. You will work with cross functional teams including product, engineers, and business analysts to identify and enable real-time intelligent decisions as part of our defenses. This is core to delivering the Bank's mission of Changing Banking for Good as it will enable easy access to banking services to all consumers.

In this role, you will:
  • Partner with a cross-functional team of data scientists, software engineers, and product managers to deliver a product customers love
  • Leverage a broad stack of technologies - Python, AWS, H2O, Spark, TensorFlow 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:
  • 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 including experience using large scale distributed systems (e.g., AWS EMR, MapReduce, Spark, Yarn, Hive).
  • 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.
  • Software minded. You don't just hack together a solution, you craft reusable, modular programs that are thoroughly tested and can be automatically and consistently deployed without manual intervention.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree plus 5 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree plus 3 years in data analytics, 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) plus 3 years of experience in data analytics, or PhD in "STEM" field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)
  • At least 1 year of experience working with AWS
  • At least 1 year of experience working with TensorFlow
  • At least 1 year of experience in a shell scripting language
  • At least 3 years' experience in Python, Scala, R
  • At least 3 years' experience with machine learning
  • At least 3 years' experience with SQL


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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