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Data Scientist

Prestige Financial Services Salt Lake City, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

We are currently seeking a Data Scientist in the Risk Management department to advance our analytics proficiency. The position employs complex quantitative and programming abilities to organize and analyze both structured and unstructured streams of data for the purpose of developing understanding and recommending actions.

The Data Scientist uses their knowledge of the Company’s business and the automotive lending industry to prescribe actions that significantly impact the Company’s bottom line. The Scientist plays a key role in disrupting the status quo with data and analytics. The position works closely with senior management and cross-functional teams to identify both risks and opportunities with the intention of transforming business processes within each department. The Scientist will use all stages of the analytics process from acquiring the data through implementing solutions.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Create analytically derived tools to better integrate analytics into business processes
  • Develop and refine the Company’s internal models
  • Create credit and behavioral models using machine-learning
  • Classify and analyze customer and dealership segments
  • Maintain effective loan loss reserve models
  • Develop and/or improve the company’s forecasting methodologies
  • Disrupt current company processes with data and analytics
  • Convert analytical insights into strategies that improve all areas of the company
  • Foster an environment that analytical insights are accepted and understood by the end users

REQUIRED SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree in Data Science or other quantitative field, such as Statistics, Math, Economics or Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree will be considered with 2 years of experience in auto-lending analytics
  • Expert in relational databases and data warehouse principles
  • Expert with Python, R or SAS
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Experience working with Azure, AWS

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • PhD in a quantitative field, such as Statistics, Math, Economics or Engineering
  • 2-years relevant business experience

Prestige Financial Services

Why Work Here?

Now in its twenty fifth year of operations, Prestige Financial provides consumer financing solutions for automobile dealerships in 41 states. An affiliate of The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, Prestige employs more than 600 credit professionals and support staff to service a wide range of borrower types and is recognized throughout the industry for its innovative lending programs and strong portfolio performance.

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Salt Lake City, UT
USA

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