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VP, Data Science

St. Louis, MO, USA | PennyMac Loan Services, LLC

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Overview

Oversee a team of Data Scientists with overall responsibilities to analyze vast amounts of raw data to find patterns and build models that will help improve profitability, our customers’ experience, improve processes, and mitigate risks.Utilize your skills as an experienced Data Scientist to extract valuable business insights, and make real-time predictions to improve the profitability of our business or how our business operates.


Collaborate with business domain subject matter experts in various departments to understand the problem and the objectives. 

Identify valuable data sources, and work with our IT team to collect such data.

Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data

Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns

Research and devise innovative statistical models for data analysis

Build predictive models, neural networks,and machine-learning algorithms

Combined models through ensemble modeling

Present information using data visualization techniques

Propose data science solutions and strategies to business problems

Ensure solutions are feasible to implement and achieve the objectives.

Manage a team of more junior data scientists working on various potentially unrelated problems.

Ideal Candidate will have the following:

BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Math or related discipline; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is desirable

Proven experience as a Data Scientist

Minimum 5 years of experience in data mining, machine learning, neural networks or other data science technique

Strong proficiency with R, SQL, and Python including the Tensorflow, Keras, and XGBoost libraries.  

Experience with Excel and PowerPoint 

Strong quantitative, math, and problem solving skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Strong business acumen and ability to interface effectively with executive management

Curious and creative mind that seeks continuous improvement


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