Manager Data Science (Client consulting)

Bengaluru, India

Full Time Senior-level / Expert

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Team Summary

Visa s Consulting and Data Science team is a key part of the Global Solutions organization  a high-performing team of data scientists, data analysts and statisticians helping major organizations adapt and evolve to meet the changes taking place in technology, finance, and commerce  with cutting-edge, creative, and advanced analytic solutions. The purpose of this team is to help Visa s clients to grow their business & solve their problems by providing consulting services through visa data.   

What a Data Scientist CoE does at Visa:

  • The person will be part of the Visa Consulting and Analytics (VCA) team will report into Hub data science lead
  • Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Building & helping our partners to build data science capabilities & analytical solutions to solve their business problems
  • Working knowledge in retail banking & credit card domain to guide the teams on the solution architecture
  • Drive innovation through using data science techniques
  • Act as data science advocate within our partners, advising and coaching analytical teams and sharing best practices and case studies.
  • Continually look at the environment to challenge our assumptions around new sources of data, potential analytics partners, tools, talent, and infrastructure.
  • Explore leading methodologies and best practices to other teams and importing successful methodologies from other international markets.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Professional Experience :

• Minimum of 6 or more years of analytics expertise with 1-3 years experience leading team in applying statistical solutions to business problems
• Experience working in one or more of the Card Payments markets around the globe
• Experience in banking / consumer lending industry preferred
• Experience in credit risk analytics (model development, strategy and framework, scorecard development, documentation, validation, governance, implementation, and automation etc.)
• Strong knowledge of credit card domain expertise i.e. Risk, Marketing, Portfolio, Rewards etc.
• Deep understanding of credit card P&L, campaign management, customer lifecycle, Credit Scoring for Consumer, Alternate Data Scoring, Authorization etc.
• Hands on experience with one or more data analytics/programming tools such as SAS/Salford SPM/Hadoop/R/SQL/Python/Hive
Proficiency in some of the following statistical techniques: Linear and Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Random Forests, Clustering, Principal Component Analysis, Factor analysis etc.
• Understanding of credit bureaus and non-traditional data providers will be a plus
• Demonstrated ability to innovate solutions to solve business problems
• Post-graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in a Quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Operational Research, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, or equivalent
• Good understanding of the Payments and Banking Industry including aspects such as consumer credit, consumer debit, prepaid, small business, commercial, co-branded and merchant
• Good knowledge of data, market intelligence, business intelligence, and AI-driven tools and technologies
• Experience planning, organizing, and managing multiple large projects with diverse cross-functional teams
• Demonstrated ability to incorporate new techniques to solve business problems

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the country where this job is located are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Tags: Banking Business Intelligence Computer Science Consulting Credit risk Data Analytics Economics Engineering Finance Hadoop Mathematics PhD Python R Research SAS SQL Statistics

Perks/benefits: Career development Startup environment

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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