Sr. Data Scientist

Company: Northern Trust
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021


WHO WE ARE Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and indivi...


WHO WE ARE Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. Today, we are going through a metamorphosis - starting with our Wealth Management business where we are embracing Agile ways of working and exploring new technologies like cloud, analytics, and microservices architectures. Critically, our advanced Digital design systems enable us to put our valued customers at the heart of our user experience. WHY US As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve. Our talented, driven and energetic people are truly changing the face of Northern Trust. The speed with which we work, the influence of each partner and the focus to positively change the client experience is our common passion. People are our greatest Wealth, so if you have a genuine desire to work in a fast-paced, Agile, inclusive environment which requires teamwork, well-honed problem-solving skills, deadline management, ongoing and comprehensive communication, constant attention to detail, and a commitment to continuous improvement then seek no more! WHO YOU ARE You have a passion for applying rigorous statistical solutions to challenging business problems. You have strong business acumen and can consult with our business partners on how best to instill excellence in their data driven decision making. As a thought expert in this space, you realize that effectively serving the needs of our business is less about taking orders and more about collaborating on the art of the possible. You work hard to stay on top of fast changing technology and invest a lot of energy in learning new tricks for statistical analysis, predictive and prescriptive analytics, analytic model development and management, mining, visualization, and other quantitative analysis techniques. You are caught up on industry trends in tools and libraries and can also anticipate what the near future will bring. You have a real passion for data driven decision making. Furthermore: You have a bachelor's degree in statistics, machine learning, mathematics, computer science, or any other related quantitative field, or equivalent professional experience You bring 5+ years of experience working in a data science capacity, preferably as a senior data scientist You have strong statistical analysis and mathematical skills, and strong problem solving, analytic, and quantitative abilities You have the enthusiasm to apply your experience with machine learning libraries and data mining tools to tangible business problems You are a people person with strong communication skills who can talk about complex data science concepts with those who might not have your depth of expertise WHAT YOU'LL DO As our senior data scientist, you are responsible for building something new as part of our Wealth Management analytics team. Data science is a specialty that is new to our business, but that has high business expectations, and that is growing quickly. As a senior member of our Analytics team, you will be an integral part of our nimble and agile cross-functional Data Strategy & Governance department. We cherish and nourish our diverse and inclusive culture and welcome you to help us further grow our community. We are actively exploring emerging technologies in AI, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain and Decentralized Finance to elevate dozens of products and services which millions of customers use. You will: Help define and execute the strategic vision for data science and predictive modeling to meet the vast pent-up demand of our business Nurture junior data scientists to help them achieve their best Improve the maturity of data driven decision making, and bring actionable insights to our business Understand the business problem and lead with hypotheses to appropriately structure the data & model Support self-serve capabilities where possible Additional Information

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