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Data Scientist I (Mid-Level) - Life Company

Company: USAA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.We are currently seeking a dedicated Data Scientist I (Mid-Level) for Life Company. This position will develop artificial intelligence / machine learning models and work with IT in cloud migration effort. This position is open to the San Antonio or Phoenix Campuses working a Hybrid schedule or working fully Remote.This role uses advanced techniques that integrate traditional and non-traditional datasets and method to enable analytical solutions. Applies predictive analytics, machine learning, simulation, and optimization techniques to generate management insights and enable customer-facing applications; participates in building analytical solutions leveraging internal and external applications to deliver value and create competitive advantage. Translates complex analytical and technical concepts to non-technical employees.Job RequirementsPrimary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
  • Partners with other analysts across the organization to fully define business problems and research questions; Supports SME's on cross functional matrixed teams to solve highly complex work critical to the organization.
  • Integrates and extracts relevant information from large amounts of both structured and unstructured data (internal and external) to enable analytical solutions.
  • Conducts advanced analytics leveraging predictive modeling, machine learning, simulation, optimization and other techniques to deliver insights or develop analytical solutions to achieve business objectives.
  • Supports Subject Matter Experts (SME's) on efforts to develop scalable, efficient, automated solutions for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation.
  • Works with IT to research architecture for new products, services, and features.
  • Develops algorithms and supporting code such that research efforts are based on the highest quality data.
  • Translates complex analytical and technical concepts to non-technical employees to enable understanding and drive informed business decisions.Minimum Requirements:Minimum Education:
    • Master's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, or related field OR 6 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required (total of 10 years) may be substituted in lieu of a degree. Minimum Experience:
      • 4 years of related experience in predictive modeling, large data analysis and computer science.
      • Proficient knowledge of the function/discipline and demonstrated application of knowledge, skills and abilities towards work products.
      • Proficient level of business acumen in the areas of the business operations, industry practices and emerging trends.
      • Experience in data mining and statistical analysis.
      • Knowledge of Data Science principals and experience with data science methodologies.
      • Experience with any one of the following statistical and predictive modeling approaches: Gaussian Process; Markov Models; Hierarchical Clustering; K-Means; Linear Regression; Logistic Regression; Monte Carlo Simulation; Neural Networks.Preferred Experience:
        • 2 or more years of experience with Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning
        • 2 or more years of experience with Python
        • 2 or more years of experience with Data Wrangling processes
        • 2 or more years of experience accessing data in Hadoop framework
        • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Data ScienceCompensation:USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $88,200 - $158,900.Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. *Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is NOT available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, San Antonio , Data Scientist I (Mid-Level) - Life Company, Other , San Antonio, Texas

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