Process Expert - Data Science

Nottingham, Eng

Capital One

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Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Process Expert - Data Science

About this role

Our Data Science team focuses on the scrutiny of, and development of valuable insight from, data. This involves application of machine learning techniques and tools to solve business problems and deliver actionable insights.  We are a talented and collaborative team who use our skill sets to make sense of complex data, working in close collaboration with our business partners. 

Within the team, there are 4 types of Data Science role, in which people can specialise, though these are not mutually exclusive and overlap is encouraged.

  • Process Expert

  • Model Developer 

  • Data Science Consultant

  • Analytic Engineer

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Process Expert at an Associate or Senior Associate level to join the team.

What you’ll do

  • Develop deep expertise on credit bureau data, acting as an internal Subject Matter Expert supporting the wider Data teams and business in understanding and making best use of these key data sources.

  • Monitor our business critical data sources from our credit bureau partners.

  • Maintain, develop and enhance monitoring and validation processes and tooling for bureau data and processes.

  • Directly liaise with bureau partners to resolve any highlighted data queries or issues.

This will involve - 

  • Using a combination of business acumen, coding and statistical/ML expertise to navigate large amounts of data and extract actionable solutions.

  • Working cross-functionally on projects which support critical decisions.

  • Identifying opportunities and new innovations in order to maintain our cutting edge and drive sustainable growth.

  • Developing and sharing both technical skills and business knowledge.

What we’re looking for

  • A desire to focus on data quality and processes to ensure our key bureau data sources and processes are well managed and we can extract best business value.

  • Experience in producing reliable and maintainable code in R, Python, SQL, with an ability to adapt to new languages and technologies.

  • Natural curiosity and proactive engagement with the key areas of the business.

  • Ability to communicate findings to a diverse business focused audience, influencing others in both verbal and written form.

  • A drive for continued learning through an internal and external focus, in order to develop enterprise and industry leading  solutions.

  • An appreciation of probability, statistics, machine learning and familiarity with large data set manipulation.

We are committed to creating a level playing field and seek to create teams that are representative of our customers and the communities we serve.  We’d love to hear from you if you identify with a typically under-represented group in our industry and are particularly keen to hear from women, the LGBTQ+ community and ethnic minority candidates.

Where and how you'll work

This is a permanent position and can be based in Nottingham.  

Our hybrid working model offers you the flexibility to work from our offices and from home, when you need to.

We're big on collaboration and connection, and so generally encourage our associates to use our offices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The number of days you spend in the office will usually be led by the type of work you’re doing, and the hybrid working patterns of the people you partner most closely with.

 Many of our associates have flexible working arrangements, and we're open to talking about an arrangement that works for you.

What’s in it for you

  • Bring us all this - and you’ll be well rewarded with a role contributing to the roadmap of an organisation committed to transformation

  • We offer high performers strong and diverse career progression, investing heavily in developing great people through our Capital One University training programmes (and appropriate external providers)

  • Immediate access to our core benefits including pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance – with flexible benefits available including season-ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and enhanced parental leave

  • Open-plan workspaces and accessible facilities designed to inspire and support you. Our Nottingham head-office has a fully-serviced gym, subsidised restaurant, mindfulness and music rooms. In London, you can heighten your mood with a run on our rooftop running track or an espresso at the Workshop Coffee café

What you should know about how we recruit

We pride ourselves on hiring the best people, not the same people. Building diverse and inclusive teams is the right thing to do and the smart thing to do. We want to work with top talent: whoever you are, whatever you look like, wherever you come from. We know it’s about what you do, not just what you say. That’s why we make our recruitment process fair and accessible. And we offer benefits that attract people at all ages and stages.

We also partner with organisations including the Women in Finance and Race At Work Charters, Stonewall and upReach to find people from every walk of life and help them thrive with us. We have a whole host of internal networks and support groups you could be involved in, to name a few:

  • REACH – Race Equality and Culture Heritage group focuses on representation, retention and engagement for associates from minority ethnic groups and allies

  • OutFront – to provide LGBTQ+ support for all associates

  • Mind Your Mind – signposting support and promoting positive mental wellbeing for all

  • Women in Tech – promoting an inclusive environment in tech

  • EmpowHER - network of female associates and allies focusing on developing future leaders, particularly for female talent in our industry

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you require a reasonable adjustment, please contact  All information will be kept confidential and will only be used for the purpose of applying a reasonable adjustment.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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