Data Scientist at Truist

| Atlanta, GA
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Regular or Temporary:
Regular

Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

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Perform sophisticated analytics (statistical and predictive analytics, machine learning modeling, etc.) to provide actionable insights that improve business outcomes and minimize risk and also provide consultation to business leaders and other stakeholders on how to leverage analytics insights and build strategies around analytics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Independently perform sophisticated data analytics (ranging from classical econometrics to machine learning, neural networks, and natural language processing) in a variety of environments using structured and unstructured data.
Produce compelling data visualizations to communicate insights and influence outcomes among a wide array of stakeholders.
Take accountability and ownership of end-to-end data science solution design, technical delivery, and measurable business outcome.
Engage in stakeholder meetings to identify business objectives and scope solution requirements.
With minimal guidance, write, document, and deploy custom code in a variety of environments (Python, SAS, R, etc.) to create predictive analytics applications.
Use, maintain, share and collaborate through Truist internal code repositories to foster continual learning and cross-pollination of skillsets.
Actively research and advocate adoption of emerging methods and technologies in the data science field, with the eye of continually advancing Truist's capabilities.
Exercise sound judgment and fosters risk management culture throughout design, development, and deployment practices; partner with cross-functional teams to coordinate rules on data usage, data governance and analytics capabilities.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree and zero to four or more years of experience in a quantitative field such as Finance, Mathematics, Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, or Engineering, or equivalent education and related training.
  • Exhibit understanding of statistical methods, including a broad understanding of classical statistics, probability theory, econometrics, time-series, and primary statistical tests.
  • Familiarity with linear algebra concepts for optimization, complex matrix operations, eigenvalue decompositions, and principal components; working knowledge of calculus/differential equations, with understanding of stochastic processes.
  • Demonstrate understanding of data cleansing and preparation methodologies, including regex, filtering, indexing, interpolation, and outlier treatment.
  • Strong familiarity with data extraction in a variety of environments (SQL, JQuery, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop, Pig, Hive, and/or NoSQL, Spark.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects with tight deadlines in a collaborative environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in a quantitative field such as Finance, Mathematics, Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Four years of relevant work experience if candidate lacks graduate degree.
  • Previous experience in the banking or fin-tech industry.


Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.

Thank you for your interest in Truist! BB&T and SunTrust have come together in a transformational merger of equals to create Truist, the premier financial organization in the country. You may notice references to our legacy company names, BB&T and SunTrust, in places throughout this site. All such references should be understood to refer to Truist moving forward while we continue to transition to the Truist name.

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Truist operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Truist was founded in 2019. It has 12339 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 428 open jobs at Truist, click here.
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