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Sr Data Scientist-Credit Ops Analytics

Company: Vistra Corporate Services Company
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.Job SummaryThe Sr. Data Scientist - Credit/Analytics would be a business oriented, results driven, self-starter individual contributor, who would take end-to-end ownership of achieving business objectives through the development, application, and deployment of advanced analytics models. In order to succeed in this role, the applicant should be a very strong team player, eager to take on challenges and responsibility of increasing complexity, be fully accountable for business outcomes, able to successfully complete analytics projects within time with the business outcome in mind, apply scientific rigor to analyses and models, be able to improvise and solve problems in the absence of perfect data, be able to simplify and communicate complex results to key business stakeholders via presentation and visualization tools. Excellent communication, project/time management and inter-personal skills are vital to success in this role.Job DescriptionKey Accountabilities

  • Execute end-to-end advanced analytics solutions (predictive, prescriptive models, machine learning algorithms, AI models) to support/optimize solutions to business problems
  • Lead advanced analytical initiatives to support key strategic priorities and focus areas (customer retention, risk management, complaint reduction, optimization of customer count vs. bad debt)
  • Demonstrate business value from their models and ensure that stakeholders are aligned with the expected and actual results
  • Assume end-to-end ownership of the value/impact of advanced analytics projects
  • Eager to learn, assimilate constructive feedback and grow through roles of greater responsibility
  • Must be an independent thinker, with a strong bias towards action and avoiding analysis-paralysis
  • Excellent attention to detail necessary
  • Passionate about solving real business problems via advanced analytics and data science
  • Collaborates effectively with stakeholders to plan and implement solutions
  • Must have strong presentation and business writing skills
  • Must be able to create effective documentationEducation, Experience & Skill Requirements
    • Master's degree or PhD in Mathematics, Machine learning, Operations Research, Statistics, or a related discipline
    • Relevant Experience: 5-7 years for master's degree candidates; 3-5 years for PhD candidates
    • Strong time & project management skills
    • Innovative problem solver who can handle both high breadth & depth of advanced analytics problems
    • Solid theoretical background in mathematics, statistics, database technology mathematical optimization, graph algorithms and related disciplines
    • Strong computer programming skills in a high-level programming language, preferably SAS, SQL, and Python
    • Strong experience building original and impactful models with one or more tools for creating predictive/machine learning/operations research models, refined via professional experience, PhD research, collaboration in an impactful open-source project or a well-known predictive modeling open competitionJob FamilyCorp Dev & PlanningCompanyTXU Retail Services CompanyLocationsIrving, TexasTexasWe are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then apply today!If you currently work for Vistra or its subsidiaries, please apply via the internal career site. It is the policy of the Company to comply with all employment laws and to afford equal employment opportunity to individuals in all aspects of employment, including in selection for job opportunities, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service, protected veteran status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

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