Decision Sciences Group, Fifth Third Bank

Position ID: 1920-DSM [#11437, 51335722]
Position Title: Data Science Manager
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2017/12/01, finished 2018/09/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Data Science Manager will manage and analyze data to discover hidden insights that provide answers to pressing business problems across various lines of business. Uses data that is both structured and unstructured, have high velocity, volume, and variety looking at it from many angles to determine what it means, and then recommends ways to apply the data. Ability to find rich data sources; manage large amounts of data despite hardware, software, and bandwidth constraints; merge data sources; ensure consistency of datasets; create visualizations to aid in understanding data; build mathematical models using the data; and present and communicate the actionable findings to a wide audienceincludingtechnical and non-technical business partners.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


• Identify key business problems where data analysis provides insights into solutions and build-out actionable recommendations for business partners and senior leadership 

• Manage the development of data solutions in alignment with the goals of line of business partners 

• Manage the delivery of data solutions in collaboration with stakeholders across the bank 

• Provide insights into the strategic direction using data in alignment with the goals of line of business partners 

• Assist in the development of tactical and strategic roadmaps 

• Develop data solutions addressing the business initiatives and provide leadership on new product or initiative offerings 

• Lead and collaborate with Information Technology and Security in the development, enhancement, and ongoing maintenance of foundational customer data platforms 

• Lead the research and development of emerging technology 

• Recommend tool selections and identify resources for training and implementation


• Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback

• Developing employees to their fullest potential

• Developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning

• Recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments 


• Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. PhD in the field of Statistics preferred, but not required.

• Typically requires minimum of 8-10 years work experience, 5 years in financial services 

• Working knowledge of mathematical and statistical modeling techniques with expert knowledge of their application to specific business problems 

• Expert working knowledge of SQL programming across multiple types of platforms 

• Expert working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, R, or other related software packages 

• Advance working knowledge of distributed processing of very large data sets on computer clusters or Map Reduce 

• Advance working knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem (Hive, Pig, HBase,Oozie, Sqoop, Ambari) 

• Advance working knowledge of MS Office including VBA for Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 

• Working knowledge of Python, Perl, and Java and machine learning tools 

• Ability to work both individually and as a member of a team.

To apply for this position, please visit the Fifth Third Bank Careers website.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Fifth Third Center
38 Fountain Square Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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