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Data Science Consultant

  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • R-368939


About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Data Science Consultant.

This role is for a Data Science Consultant within the CDAI (Consumer Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence) function. 

We are seeking highly skilled and talented individual who will form part of an agile group of professionals that will work across the Consumer, Small & Business Banking (CSBB) core businesses and functions to provide deep analysis and strategic solutions to enable existing and new businesses to develop and expand. Specifically, we are looking for someone with an analytical acumen and ability to define hypothesis & assumptions, lay out data requirement, gather, and analyze data and apply the business P&L (revenue, cost, margin, etc.) levers to derive insights and refine strategies.

The work will involve identifying areas for opportunities and growth within each initiative leveraging analytical thinking & rigor to ensure that it correlates back to the overall strategy of the CSBB and the broader enterprise.

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in low to moderately complex initiatives by utilizing data-driven, advanced analytical and statistical techniques to identify trends, diagnose problems, and build actionable insights or recommendations
  • Review and analyze business, operational, technical assignments, or challenges that require research, evaluation, and selection of alternatives to convert data into meaningful insights and recommendations
  • Exercise independent judgment to guide medium risk business hypothesis generation
  • Present recommendations and insights for resolving low to moderately complex business needs and problems; exercise independent judgment while developing an expertise in analytic capabilities
  • Collaborate and consult with functional colleagues, internal partners, and stakeholders to drive recommendations and strategies based on data-driven analytical insights, trends, and patterns
  • Conduct low to moderately complex predictive analytics to build actionable insights and recommendations
  • Design and apply algorithms to mine large sets of structured and unstructured data from various sources
  • Ensure data completeness, accuracy, and uniformity through cleaning and validation
  • Interpret and analyze data, using advanced analytics modeling methods and programming, to isolate patterns that lead to recommendations to solve problems and influence business decisions and strategies

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of data science experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Master's degree or higher in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, or computer science

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in Data Analytics, Insight Generation and/or Data Science  
  • 1-2 years of experience working in Large Banks/ Financial Services to translate business problems into actionable insights, with demonstrable experience of delivering strategic insights and recommendations.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a quantitative field such as applied math, statistics, engineering, finance, economics, econometrics, computer sciences, or business/social and behavioral sciences with a quantitative emphasis  
  • Experience in data analysis, data extraction/manipulation and loading routines using SQL, Teradata, database structures and data warehouses.  
  • Good in SQL, Python, PySpark for data analysis and usage of libraries  
  • Effective communication skillset: ability to convey results, concepts, and issues/challenges with us and partners / peers and non-technical marketing/business audience through executive ready presentations.
  • Experience with statistics and basic statistical modeling techniques (i.e., regression, decision tree, random forest, clustering, segmentation etc.)    
  • Good Story telling competencies to create new and novel analytics approach or data visualizations to deliver Insights to target audience.  
  • Self-motivated to identify opportunities and propose solutions to business partners.  

Job Expectations:

  • Languages: SQL, Python, SAS/R, PySpark.
  • BI Tools: Tableau/ Power BI/ Excel
  • Good knowledge of building strategic analysis using customer profiling, business segmentation, heuristics, inferential statistics, RFM analysis
  • Experience of working with Machine learning techniques – Segmentation, Regression, Decision Trees, Forecasting, Clustering
  • Financial services experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

Posting End Date: 

*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.

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