Analytical Scientist at Digital Matrix Systems (Plano, TX)

Analytical Scientist

Digital Matrix Systems (DMS) is looking for an Analytical Scientist to join our Decision Science team. You will be an integral part of the team working closely and taking a consultative role with our external clients to build efficient predictive models, analyze and validate production model behavior and ensure optimal model performance. You will train and support the DMS Decisions Science team in development of credit scoring models and get involved in sales activities related to the evaluation of models and attribute libraries for various client environments.

DMS does not consider resumes from third parties or agencies.

What You’ll Contribute

  • Build and evaluate predictive and decision models to be deployed in production systems or for research. This includes the analysis of large amounts of historical data, determining suitability for modeling, data clean-up and filtering, pattern identification and variable creation, selection of sampling criteria, generating performance definitions and variables, performing experiments with different types of algorithms and models and analyzing performance to identify the best algorithms to employ.
  • Assist with model deployments by performing production data validations and score distribution analysis of models in production.
  • Apply data mining methodology in thorough analysis of model behavior and provide support for customer meetings, model construction and pre-sales.
  • Manageprojects under time and resource constraints, work with other cross-functional teams to provide high quality support to enable integration and deployment of DMS analytic software and solutions.
  • Participate in post-implementation support.
  • Train and guide junior analysts to support their growth.
  • Help build a customer obsessed culture via data.
  • Uphold high standards of integrity and execution.
  • Contribute to a strong analytics culture that embraces the scientific method.

What We’re Seeking

  • Master’s degree in statistics, operations research, engineering, mathematics, computer science, physics, or related field (PhD preferred).
  • 5+ years of industry experience (financial services or insurance) with predictive modeling and data mining or experience working in R&D in an academic or commercial setting.
  • Experience analyzing large datasets, applying data-cleaning techniques, and performing statistical analyses leading to the understanding of the structure of datasets.
  • Expert level familiarity with SAS including data step programming, macros, and statistical procedures.
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis including logistic and linear regression, time series analysis, machine learning algorithms, and experimental design.
  • Experience with Perl/Python, C, C++, or Java and familiarity with basic software design principles and coding standards and best practices.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to work with other members of the team, strong interpersonal and communication skills to a non-technical audience.

Why Join Our Team

Our employees are carefully selected, highly valued, and integral to our continued success. We offer:

  • Competitive compensations and benefits package including tuition assistance, company paid disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Generous PTO and company paid holidays.
  • The average tenure of a DMS employee is over 9 years, we think this speaks to our employee experience.

Location: Plano, TX (Will consider a remote position for the right candidate)

Employment Type: Full-Time, Exempt (No C2C or contractors)

Work Authorization: Candidates must be eligible to work in the US for full-time employment without restrictions; we cannot offer sponsorship at this time.

Recruiters: We love recruiters, that’s why we hired our own. If we need help, we will reach out.

EEO Statement: Digital Matrix Systems is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority, Female, Disability, Veteran, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Age. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover all possible activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About Us: Founded in 1982, DMS is an international risk management solution provider that helps clients leverage the power of data to make better-informed business decisions. Through an integrated product suite, DMS delivers secure access to consumer and commercial credit bureaus, as well as specialty data providers. As a reliable partner, DMS helps leading companies predict and manage risk in a variety of industries, including financial services, insurance, and brokerage services. The company provides data warehousing, advanced analytics, scoring models, and comprehensive consulting services, delivering strategic solutions tailored to each client’s business goals.

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