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Senior Lead Quantitative Analytics Specialist

  • Artificial Intelligence & Quantitative Analytics
  • Full time
  • R-241860
  • Department Overview:
    Product, Analytics and Modeling (PAM) brings a team member-based approach to the international talent pool focusing on analytical requirements. PAM encompasses roles that deliver meaningful insights, analysis and reporting based on skills, experience and judgment to support the Enterprise Analytics and Data Science (EADS) organization operate successfully today, and continue on the right trajectory to operate successfully in the future.

    About the Role:
    Analytic Consultant/Data Scientist is a partner-facing role and is responsible for delivering high impact analytic and data science projects by using analytics and AI.  EADS is the central analytics group tasked with solving high-impact business challenges and standing up cutting-edge analytical capabilities to be shared across Wells Fargo’s analytic community. 

    Primary role of the analytics consultant in the Model Implementation and Production team is to apply business knowledge and advanced programming skills and analytics to serve as a subject matter expert, analyst, advisor and consultant to the EADS Modeling COE supporting model lifecycle; model performance monitoring, performance testing, data analysis, model implementation, model production, delivery of model results, change management, documentation and governance.


  • Required to work individually or as part of a team on data science projects and work closely with business partners across the organization.
  • He/she would perform various complex activities related to statistical/machine learning models. Provide analytical support for porductionalizing, evaluating, implementing, monitoring and executing models across business verticals using technologies including but not limited to Python, Spark, and H2O etc.
  • Develop dynamic dashboards; analyze key risk parameters to help understand changes in business and model performance
  • Identify opportunities and deliver process improvements, standardization, rationalization and automations. Enhance and standardize performance analysis, reporting packages
  • Maintain documentation for implementation and monitoring processes across the team with focus on standardization of controls
    Essential  Skills :  

  • BS degree or higher in a quantitative field such as applied math, statistics, physics, accounting, finance, economics, econometrics, or business/social and behavioral sciences with a quantitative emphasis
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering field like computer science and engineering, Information technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering etc.
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in implementing, productionalizing, model monitoring of supervised, unsupervised and semi-supervised model techniques including but not limited to Random Forest, GBM, Ridge-Lasso-ElasticNet, XGboost etc. Time-series techniques like Arima (and the family), Arch, Garch etc.
  • Experience implementing, productionalizing, model monitoring of machine learning algorithms such as support vector machines, decision trees, logistic regression, clustering, neural networks, graphical models etc.
  • Excellent understanding of model metrics including AUC, ROC, CAP-curve, F-statistics etc. with clear understanding of how model performance is tuned
  • Excellent hands-on on with Drift and Lift analysis and related model monitoring metrics
  • Experience in implementing, model monitoring of Deep-learning, Artificial intelligence techniques like ANN, CNN, DNN, RNN etc. and how to strategize deep-learning layer and activations.
  • Strong programing skills.
  • Expertise in one or more analytic tools like : Python (with Anaconda), Scala ,Java, Scripting,  H2O
  • Experience in one or more of Big Data skills  – SQL, Aster, Teradata, Hadoop, SPARK, H20 and various big data distributions like Hortonworks and MapR
  • Model Monitoring for NLP, Text mining, Image/Voice processing, digital analytics, deep learning, machine learning models
  • Proven experience in identifying threshold values for the related model monitoring metrics and suggestions being passed on to data scientist and business when model re-training required.
  • Demonstrate excellent organization skills throughout the development of analytical solutions (data analysis documentation, hypothesis documentation, code management, etc.).
  • Strong ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues or change management processes
  • Experience determining root cause analysis
  • Business Analytics
    • Data mining and  Insights
    • Trend Analysis , forecasting and pattern recognition
    • Find opportunities in the data and  able to communicate to the partners
    • Consult with partners to define issues/information needs
    • Present findings to multiple levels of management
    • Ensure that analyses are delivered on time, while surpassing partner expectations
    • Ensure partner transparency throughout the life of the project
    • Proactively seek opportunities to increase the value of analysis
    • Strong oral and written communication and consultative skills
    Desired  Skills :

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Output deployment using appropriate technologies (HTML5, Shiny, Django, python)
  • Working expertise in Tensorflow, Keras or Pytorch would be added advantage
  • Ability to translate analytical data into useful business information
  • Critical thinking and strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn the business aspects quickly
  • Knowledge of banking industry and products in at least one of the LOB such as credit cards, mortgage, deposits, loans or wealth management etc.
  • Knowledge of functional area such as risk, marketing, operations or supply chain in banking industry.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize between projects 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Python, R, SAS

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