Data Scientist

Job description


Location: Columbus, OH; Westwood, MA; Johnston, RI

Job ID: EDO123

Category: Enterprise Data & Analytics

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: 1st shift


Citizens’ Enterprise Data & Analytics (ED&A) organization is seeking a Data Scientist to deliver rich customer and market insights to Consumer Bank leadership, to inform and help drive business strategy. This will be a

In This Role, You Will

  • Lead and conduct economic research to inform the strategic direction of the Consumer Bank
  • Directly drive the research process end to end, working alongside other analysts to create cutting-edge analyses using large datasets of proprietary, de-identified banking records alone or in combination with external datasets
  • Formulate and produce compelling statistical and visual analytics that illuminate underlying drivers of trends
  • Communicate analytical insights as a clear and approachable story, reducing complexity as appropriate for different audiences
  • Gain and apply topic-specific knowledge in areas such as consumer finance, consumer banking products, housing finance, retail banking competitive landscape, and financial markets
  • Maintain a mindset aligned to Citizens’ commitment to an Agile operating model and to managing data as a product

A Successful Incumbent Will Have

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in statistics, economics, data science, or related field
  • Advanced technical programming experience, including Python and SQL, and statistical languages such as R, SAS, or Stata
  • A strong sense of intellectual curiosity and ability to thrive and deliver value in an entrepreneurial working environment; flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as initiatives evolve
  • Ability to work in a high-performance professional environment, with quick turn-around and evolving priorities
  • Commitment to intellectual rigor and observance of compliance and data privacy controls
  • A disciplined approach to making decisions and setting expectations
  • Experience working with large datasets (greater than 1 million records) and applying techniques to efficiently manage big data
  • Experience working with technical collaboration tools such as Git and Jira (preferred)
  • Experience working with financial or demographic datasets (preferred)

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Citizens we value diversity, equity and inclusion, and treat everyone with respect and professionalism. Employment decisions are based solely on experience, performance, and ability. Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies (Citizens) provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability, perceived disability or history or record of a disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

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