Principal Data Scientist (12267) at Ally Financial (Detroit, MI)

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General information

Career area

Financial Analysis

Work Location(s)

500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

Remote?

No

Ref #

12267

Posted Date

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Working time

Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

At Ally, you get a startup feel, but experience the benefits of a company that's worked out the kinks and is fulfilling its purpose. We're always evolving and see that as a good thing. From owning our work to seeing its impact in the real world, our team is relentless in finding new ways technology can help make experiences better and help people. We are problem solvers, we value diverse thinking, we support one another, and we challenge ourselves to think bigger in the journey to deliver customer-obsessed tech solutions.

The Data Scientist will be responsible for data curation within the IT Advanced Analytics team. This includes working with business partners to identify source-of-truth data within the Company, ensuring data access in an optimal way for team members, and performing exploratory data analysis.

The Work Itself

  • Work closely with lines of business to understand their statistical modeling/prediction needs, and identity the corresponding input data elements.
  • Focus on applying data mining and machine learning techniques , and build high quality prediction systems integrated with Ally's internal and external products.
  • Investigate new data extraction techniques and uses of both batch and streaming data on Ally's big data platforms.
  • Collaborate with technology partners like Architecture, Information protection and Risk Management, Platform to build efficient data pipelines for machine learning projects.
  • Own the Data Life cycle management process within the team.
  • This is not a Database Administrator role. However, DBA experience is a plus.


The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of experience and degree (Masters preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field of study.
  • Experience working with real time data and deploying statistical models in a real time scoring environment.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex data into clear action-oriented recommendations for the business.
  • Comfort level with ambiguity and ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to communicate analytical insights clearly and concisely to individuals from across the organization.
  • Certification in AWS, SAS, Snowflake, Oracle preferred.
  • Experience in Data extraction/manipulation using Python/R programming languages.
  • Experience in extracting data efficiently using SQL from multiple database systems (on-premise and cloud bases systems).
  • Experience in a data engineer role - must be proficient in ETL, systems integration, and data masking related technologies.
  • Experience in the financial industry is a plus.


How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at [email protected] Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
More Information on Ally Financial
Ally Financial operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, New York City, NY and Charlotte, NC. Ally Financial was founded in 1919. It has 11000 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 70 open jobs at Ally Financial, click here.
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