We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist on the Business Insights team who will help shape business strategy and product development decisions through data-driven insights. This is an exciting role for someone to make a direct impact on new product strategy and revenue of SoFi. Success in this role hinges on your technical aptitude, quantitative abilities, and business acumen: you know how to plow through data with SQL/Python/R/Tableau, surface insights using math/statistics/ML techniques, and measure the business impact using efficiency/conversion/profit metrics. You treat stakeholders as a partnership – you are there at each step of the way and you know that we only succeed if we succeed together.
What you’ll do:
Develop and test data-driven strategies that optimize core credit card decisions such as targeting, new account approval, credit line assignment, pricing, customer management and fraud/abuse prevention
Build models to help decision makers understand customer behaviors and segmentation
Run significance tests and continuously discover trends in customer behavior to inform decision making with a high level of confidence
Build reporting pipelines and dashboards to deliver results of credit card strategies to the business
Present analyses to Credit Card and Finance business leaders
What you’ll need:
M.B.A, B.S. or M.S. in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related quantitative field is required for this position
Proven track record of end-to-end experience in building analytical frameworks to inform business strategy
5+ years of experience working in an analytics and business strategy role in the credit card industry
Deep understanding of credit bureau data
Exceptional knowledge and understanding of statistical and econometric modeling methods for significance testing and causal inference. These methods include (but not limited to) regression analysis, forecasting, bootstrapping, outlier detection, feature selection, and decision trees
Strong programming skills in SQL, Python and proficiency in Tableau
Ability to work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment, with a strong attention to detail
Effective communication and presentation skills and ability to explain complex analyses in simple terms to business leaders
Strong relationship building and collaborative skills
Exceptional problem-solving skills
Why you’ll love working here
Competitive salary packages and bonuses
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Generous vacation and holidays
Paid parental leave for eligible employees
401(k) and education on retirement planning
Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)
Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)
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