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About the role
The Data Scientist is responsible for the delivery of innovative decision science models and attributes that leverage Equifax’s vast data assets. These include decision areas covering the credit lifecycle, geodemographic and marketing attributes, ratings and fraud models, as well as any new areas where data-driven decision making can be informed by predictive modeling.
Key responsibilities include project management, defining business and technical requirements, resource planning and analytic solution design and innovation in a big data environment, as well as quality control of the analytical output. The Data Scientist is a key senior role within the Data Science team. The successful applicant will have significant experience within risk management, credit scorecard development, marketing analytics, fraud modeling, or relevant data science field, coupled with strong team management experience, analytical skills and commercial acumen. Knowledge of recent advances in machine learning and distributed computing as well as traditional analytic techniques is required. The Data Scientist is expected to keep their analytic toolkit up-to-date with current modeling methodologies.