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Senior Quantitative Analytics Specialist

  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • R-377655

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 20 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Market Job Description

About Wells Fargo in India & Philippines 
Wells Fargo in India & Philippines enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai & Manila locations.
Department Overview
Consumer and Small Business Banking (CSBB) provides financial services to 21 million retail bank households and three million small business customers through approximately 4,500 retail branches, 17 customer service centers, and approximately 13,000 ATMs in 36 states and the District of Columbia. We serve and help individuals and families in many aspects of their lives, helping them buy homes, open first bank and savings accounts, buy cars to get to and from work or school, and start or grow small businesses. CSBB is focused on innovating and transforming with the customer at the center, better enabling customers to engage with us how, when, and wherever they choose. As an industry leader in many consumer and small business areas – including retail deposits, debit card transaction and purchase volume, and small business lending – our primary goal is delivering for our customers.

Consumer Data, Analytics & AI (CDAI) 
The CDAI group works across the Consumer & Small Business Banking (CSBB), Consumer Lending, and Wealth and Investment Management lines of business to develop coordinated strategies for growth in each of Wells Fargo's customer segments. CDAI's mission is to enable consumer growth through data driven insights, enhance the use of data science & AI in driving business decisions, and build a foundation of solid data. The team is responsible for designing seamless, engaging customer experiences across products and channels, and building the next-generation digital, data and analytics, and functional capabilities required to deliver toward these objectives. The Consumer Model Development Center (CMDC) is the AI/ML group supporting Consumer and Small Business Banking and Consumer Lending and tasked with solving high-impact business challenges and standing up cutting-edge analytical capabilities to be shared across Wells Fargo’s analytic community.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform highly complex activities related to model development, implementation, and documentation

  • Required to work individually or as part of a team on multiple data science projects and work closely with business partners across the organization. Mentor and coach budding Data Scientist on developing and implementing data science solutions.

  • Perform various complex activities related to statistical/machine learning. Provide analytical support for developing, evaluating, implementing, monitoring and executing models across business verticals using emerging technologies including but not limited to Python, Spark, and H2O etc.

  • Expert knowledge on working on large datasets using SQL and present conclusions to key stakeholders.

  • Establish a consistent and collaborative framework with the business and act as a primary point of contact in delivering the solutions.

  • Experience in building quick prototypes to check feasibility and value to business.

  • Expert in developing and maintaining modular code-base for reusability

  • Review and validate models and help improve the performance of the model under the preview of the banking regulations.

  • Work closely with technology teams to deploy the models to production.

  • Prepare detailed documentations for projects for both internal and external that complies regulatory and internal audit requirements

  • Collaborate and consult with regulators, auditors and individuals that are technically oriented and have excellent communication skills

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 - 8 years of relevant hands-on experience in AI/ML model development and Implementation

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in engineering field like computer science, Information technology, Electrical Engineering etc

  • Master's degree or higher in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, or computer science

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have hands on exposure in Python, PySpark and SQL.

  • Expert knowledge of libraries like sckit-learn, pandas, numpy, mllib, matplotlib, keras…

  • Expert in data mining and statistical analysis.

  • Experience in developing, implementing models.

    • Statistical models – linear regression, logistic regression, time series analysis, multivariate statistical analysis

    • Machine learning models – Random Forest, XGBoost, GBM, SVM…

    • Exposure to deep learning framework - ANN, RNN, CNN, LSTM

  • Excellent understanding of model metrics including AUC, ROC, F-statistics etc. with clear understanding of how model performance is tuned

  • Experience in model deployment, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and model monitoring.

  • Hands on knowledge in one or more of Big Data skills – SQL, Aster, Teradata, Hadoop, SPARK, H20, BigQuery.

  • Exposure to Google Cloud Platform

  • 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 desirable

  • Knowledge of functional area such as risk, marketing, operations or supply chain in banking industry is desirable.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize between projects 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Posting End Date: 

30 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

Drug and Alcohol Policy


Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

Wells Fargo Recruitment and Hiring Requirements:

a. Third-Party recordings are prohibited unless authorized by Wells Fargo.

b. Wells Fargo requires you to directly represent your own experiences during the recruiting and hiring process.

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