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Manager, Data Science

Company: Elevate
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General Summary

The Manager, Data Science is responsible for managing all aspects of Risk Management as it pertains to specific portfolios and channels of the business. This position is responsible for managing a team of people who will be responsible for short-term and long-term projects related to the Direct Mail channel. The Manager will work alongside the Director to set the vision for the group and working cross-functionally to execute profitable solutions and all direct mail campaigns.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities
Responsible for the leadership of the team - he/she must set vision, participate in short-term and long-term business planning, and effectively work as a liaison between Risk and the business.
Aid team members in the preparation of direct mail campaigns.
Manage the relationship with third party vendors to oversee the full end to end processing of direct mail campaigns.
Manage a team of individuals who can utilize database management, reporting and analysis software to store, organize and manipulate data.
Present findings and make recommendations to management team.
Design, and oversee pre-screen strategies to properly drive our application traffic based on management recommendations.
Must communicate effectively with other groups, ensure the team's priorities are aligned with the company priorities, and ensure that he/she meets the prescribed goals.

Experience And Education
Minimum 4 year degree or equivalent experience (Computer Science, Math, or Business Degree preferred). Master's Degree a plus.
5+ years data analyst/modeling experience.
Experience with third-party consumer credit data and non-FCRA compliant consumer data. Experience with Direct Mail.
Experience extracting and manipulating very large datasets (1 million+ records).
Experience with database query languages such as SAS, R, Python, etc.
Proven experience working in fast-paced environment with ever-changing demands, as well as leading projects with high visibility and demanding timelines.
Strong communication skills.
Experience in financial services, or risk management.

Required Skills And Abilities
Motivation Skills - History of achieving aggressive organizational goals and objectives, conveying sense of urgency while moving beyond challenges and obstacles.
Thinking and Administrative Skills - Solid analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze trends and suggest solutions to challenges.
Achieve Successful Results - Takes the initiative to get things done.
Demonstrates Adaptability - Works effectively in the face of stress, ambiguity, difficult situations and shifting priorities.
Innovates - Challenges the status quo thinking to generate new ideas; takes open minded approach to situations.
Communication Skills - Refined written and verbal communication skills. Ability to foster open communications, listen effectively and build strong partnership networks.
Technological Competence - Extensive knowledge of R, Python, Scala, Java, SAS, MATLAB, SQL, and/or SPSS and risk management technology with the ability to leverage such tools to improve the organization's decision-making criteria.

Keywords: Elevate, Fort Worth , Manager, Data Science, Executive , Fort Worth, Texas

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