Sr Data Scientist

Location: Remote

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Job Summary

Data Science team delivers the best in class actionable business insights through cutting-edge predictive models and data science techniques. The Senior Data Scientist is responsible for generating data-driven insight using advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to support enterprise data science needs within Alliance Data’s card services division, and researching state-of-art advanced analytics techniques to continuously improve Data Science team’s competence within the analytics industry.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions

Process and Project Management - Extract data from multiple sources (brand transaction data, credit transaction data, care center data, digital data, etc.) , conduct exploratory data analysis, and address common data issues like missing and extreme values. Perform data mining and exploratory data analysis on large-scale customer, retail and credit transaction data, and assist in third-party data enhancement initiatives. Use advanced analytics to assess portfolio performance, identify business opportunities , d erive customer insights , develop optimal marketing campaign strategy to address business needs and improve campaign effectiveness . Translate business problems into statistical problems or mathematical problems. Develop machine learning models to drive business decision and optimize return on investment. Values strategic communication and the importance of building consensus.

Documentation - Follow model governance procedure that includes but not limited to saving the original model training datasets, creating model documentation, and completing tests when required or requested. Lead and complete large complex modeling project end to end, document modeling process and results, develop presentations to summarize and communicate key findings to both internal and external partners.

Design and Develop- Design data-driven marketing initiatives to manage customer relationship, drive sales, enhance executions, and increase productivity. Derive customer insights through predictive modeling to address business needs, and recommend solutions. Collaborate with other internal groups to understand business needs and develop cutting edge predictive analytical solutions. Conduct research to continuously improve predictive model ing methodology to achieve better outcomes . Business acumen through demonstrated knowledge of credit card operations, banking, financial, loyalty rewards, retail, and credit card regulations.

Distinctions (if applica ble):

Reports to: Senior Mana ger, Manager, or Data Scientist

Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements : Normal office environment, some travel may be required.

Direct Reports :


Minimum Qualifications :

Master degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, or other quantitative fields

A minimum of 1-year professional hands-on experience using SAS, R, Python or other data science tools to manipulate large-scale data and conduct statistical analysis

Preferred Experience:

PhD degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics , or other quantitative fields

Five or more years of professional hands-on experience in building sophisticated models to address business problems via machine learning models, segmentation, time series and other advanced analytics methodologies in bank card or credit card business, consulting, retail, marketing, loyalty, and/or financial services.


Doctorate/PhD, Master’s Degree (Required)


Work Experience

At least one year


Building Models, Credit Card Industry, Data Manipulation, Financial Services Industry, Machine Learning, MATLAB, Python, R Statistics, SAS, Segmentation, Statistical Analyses, Statistics, Times Series

About Alliance Data Card Services

Alliance Data Card Services provides market-leading private label, co-brand, general purpose and commercial credit card programs, digital payments and Comenity-branded financial services. Using the industry’s most comprehensive and predictive data set, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching capabilities, Alliance Data Card Services has been helping partners increase sales and provide greater value to their customers for more than 30 years. Follow Alliance Data Card Services on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn and Instagram .

About Bread ®

A division of Alliance Data, Bread is a leading digital payments company that works with merchants and partners to personalize payment options for their customers. Through its full-funnel recommendation engine, Bread empowers merchants to sell more, improve conversion and lift average-order-value. Follow Bread on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

Alliance Data Card Services and Bread are a proud part of the Alliance Data enterprise, a FORTUNE 500 and S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with more than 8,000 associates worldwide.

  • Alliance Data offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).

  • All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of credit and background checks.

  • Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.

  • Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.

  • Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

  • Alliance Data complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws. Applicants with disabilities may contact Alliance Data to request an arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiting Team at .

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