Data Scientist

Full time

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  • Lead the development, validation, implementation and documentation of machine learning models to be used for decisioning and product management across Alliant’s product/service portfolio;
  • Work with internal clients to understand the business needs, propose appropriate quantitative solutions, develop data-driven recommendations to achieve business objectives and communicate findings back to business stakeholders;
  • Acquire and integrate data from multiple data sources for analysis, perform exploratory to advanced predictive analytics, and identify data relationships such as trends, patterns and correlations in order to answer business questions as well as provide actionable recommendations;
  • Develop and deploy technically robust solutions to production environments by collaborating with cross-functional partners including Business Intelligence and Information Technology (Database Engineers, Application Development and Information Security);
  • Contribute to the data science competency within the company by developing and establishing standards and practices. Lead data science projects and mentor other data scientists;
  • Evangelize data science within the business and be a partner in bringing data science capabilities throughout the business teams. 100% telecommuting;
  • no residence requirement. Co headquarters in Chicago, IL.


REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Business Analytics or related field or foreign equivalent degree. 5 years of related experience. Required Skills: Build machine learning models to solve business problems using Python, Spark or R (5 yrs); Perform statistical tests and construct experiments to measure various business outcomes using Python, Spark, Excel or R (5 yrs); Acquire, manipulate and analyze data using Python and/or Spark (5 yrs); Query and manipulate database tables using SQL and SQL-like languages (5 yrs); Deploy Machine learning models and data pipelines to production environments (2 yrs); Lead and mentor data scientists in data science projects (2 yrs). 100% telecommuting; no residence requirement. Co headquarters in Chicago, IL.

Full time. $140,000 - $150,000/year. Competitive compensation and benefits.

Any individual may provide documentary evidence bearing on this application, with information on available workers and information on wages and working conditions, to the Certifying Officer, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N-5311, Washington, DC 20210


You will benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Gym memberships discounts
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k with immediate employer match and vesting

Adhere to and ensure compliance of all business transactions with policy and process of the Bank Secrecy Act. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, company procedures and policies. Maintains integrity and ethics in all actions and conversations with or regarding credit union members and their accounts; complies with Privacy Act directives.

The responsibilities listed do not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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