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Senior Data Scientist Assistant Vice President

Barclays
United States, Wilmington
Posted 43 minutes ago Permanent Competitive
As a Senior Data Scientist Assistant Vice President you will be responsible for delivering high performing machine learning models for use in fraud detection, compliance, and credit risk. You will build strong relationships with Model Ownership team members, with close collaboration during new model developments and assessments of existing models to ensure excellent service and business value.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

• Developing and managing machine learning models for fraud detection, compliance, and credit risk
• Consulting team members in the Model Ownership and Technology teams on machine learning modelling, contributing to model related decisions
• Planning and delivery of high performing models, meeting agreed deadlines and ensuring accurate, efficient implementation of models in production systems
• Performing annual reviews, performance monitoring reviews, retrains and remediation activity on models as required
• Ensuring all deliveries conform to Barclays Model Risk Governance Framework and regulatory requirements and produce robust, clear documentation
• Keeping abreast of machine learning and industry developments, conducting R&D to incorporate best possible modelling methodologies and disseminating learnings within the team

What we're looking for:

• Excellent analytical skills with proven ability to develop and implement predictive machine learning models on very large data sets in Hadoop environments using tools such as Python and Spark
• Experience of credit, fraud or compliance risk management practices in a Financial Services company, with understanding of model usage, technology and governance
• Demonstrated ability plan projects and build relationships with stakeholders
• A Bachelor's degree in a numerate subject (such as mathematics, statistics, computer science or physics)

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Experience developing and implementing the latest machine learning models (e.g. Random Forests, Gradient Boosted Machines and Deep Neural Networks) in a financial services company
• Ability to take cutting edge data science and machine learning research and translate it into value-adding business projects leveraging the newest algorithms and technology
• PhD in a numerate subject and certificates in Machine Learning courses

Where will you be working?

Barclays' Wilmington campus includes two beautiful buildings located along the historic Wilmington Riverfront. A glance out our windows reveal a scenic look at the Christina River, along with a growing riverfront community of luxury apartments, shops, and restaurants. Additionally, the Wilmington train station is a short walk away making travel from New York and Washington, DC convenient.

LI - RM2021
Job ID  90312527
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