TITLE: Manager, Modeling
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Manager, Modeling in Riverwoods, IL to support an off-shore project based team to provide modeling and analytical support for Card Portfolio Risk Management, including model design, model development, model maintenance, model updates, and performance evaluations. Evaluate and work with internal and external data as well as modeling vendors to seek improvement opportunities for DFS advanced analytics qualities. Support senior management requests for enhancement in analytics for risk management. Participate as a control point for planning, implementing and interpreting results. Promote a risk aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or a related field and four (4) years of experience in job offered or related position: participating in statistical, and machine learning models development; participating in statistical techniques including linear and logistic regression, gradient boosting machine, random forest, and machine learning modeling techniques; and utilizing tools including R, SQL, Hadoop and Excel. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree and two (2) years of experience in the above listed skills.
Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.