General information

JobID: 8942

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Information Technology

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Braintree, Massachusetts, Remote, Remote

Travel Requirements: 10%

Description & Requirements

Jack Henry and Associate’s Geezeo team is looking for a Data Scientist to join their growing team.  The Geezeo team offers a proven platform to deliver the best digital banking experience by seamlessly integrating our platform into digital banking solutions and support over 500 forward-thinking banks and credit unions. 

In this role, candidates will produce innovative solutions driven by exploratory data analysis from complex and high-dimensional datasets.  Candidates will be analyzing large volume of transactions from credit card, debit cards and other financial accounts to uncover insights that help end-customers get closer to their finances, while helping financial institutions better serve their customers.  Initial project will be centered on improving data enrichment accuracy from hundreds of thousand merchants, across millions of customers.  Candidates will have deep expertise with large volume structured and unstructured data sets and be able to find trends to normalize the data.  Ideal candidates will have a passion for using data and insights to drive business strategy, develop data enrichment and strong desire to make an impact in growing this model.    

The position will be hired in Braintree, MA (preferred location) or Remotely.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 4 years of data modeling and/or categorization.  
  • Minimum 2 years working as a data scientist.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or Applied Mathematics.
  • Master’s Degree in Information and Library Sciences (Preferred)
  • Superior knowledge of statistical modeling and analysis, algorithm development and data mining.
  • Superior communication and customer interaction skills
  • Ability to work with managers and engineers to translate requirements into design.
  • Visa and/or Mastercard transaction processing experience highly preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop, analyze and program algorithms based on advanced algorithms and statistical models.
  • Extend, develop, program and implement new algorithms and underlying mathematical theory.
  • Utilize analytical skills to help design and implement core components of algorithms and models.
  • Apply knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modeling, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, and make discoveries leading to prototype development and product improvement.
  • Use an analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models and advanced algorithms that lead to optimal value extraction from the data.
  • Work with engineers to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for large-scale implementation. 
  • Has a strong business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT teams in a way that can influence how our organization approaches a business challenge.
  • Selects the right problems that have the most value to the organization.
  • Is inquisitive and can stare at data and spot trends by exploring, asking questions, doing “what if” analysis, questioning existing assumptions and processes.
  • Will explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources. The data scientist will sift through all incoming data with the goal of discovering a previously hidden insight, which in turn can provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing business problem.
  • Reviews data from many angles, determines what it means, then recommends ways to apply the data.
  • Communicates informed conclusions and recommendations to the development and product management teams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.


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