CoastHills Credit Union

Data Scientist

Full Time

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Data Scientist
Exempt Employee Full-Time
Vandenberg Village, 3880 Constellation Road, Lompoc, CA 93436

Under the direction of the SVP of Technology, the Data Scientist undertakes data collection, pre-processing and analysis. Builds models to address business problems. Presents information using data visualization tools and techniques. The Data Scientist is highly analytical and skilled in analysis, math and statistics. Possesses the critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential for interpreting data, as well as a passion for machine-learning and research.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, and skills required of this position. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Analyzes large amounts of semi-structured information to find patterns that will help improve internal business units. Builds data products to extract valuable business insights.
Performs sophisticated data analytics encompassing data mining, inferential statistical analysis, and predictive analytics.
Provides consultation to leadership on how to leverage analytic insights to build actionable strategies.
Collaborates with internal stakeholders across the organization to understand and resolve key business questions and needs.
Analyzes trends to make better decisions for the Credit Union. Analyzes large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns.
Leverages a broad range of technologies – R/Python, SQL and more - to reveal the insights hidden within huge volumes of numeric and textual data.
Identifies valuable data sources and automates collection processes.
Undertakes pre-processing of structured and unstructured data.
Builds predictive models and machine-learning algorithms. Combines models through ensemble modeling.
Presents information using data visualization techniques.
Proposes solutions and strategies to business challenges.
Helps maintain and enhance a secure, robust and relevant world-class analytics platform.

Supervisory Functions
Effectively directs and supervises assigned employees, ensuring optimal performance.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Credit Union policies and applicable laws.
Supervisory duties include, but are not limited to, employee selection, training, coaching and discipline. Verifies employee time records and employee performance. Motivates, coaches and evaluates assigned employees’ performance.
Establishes an environment that promotes teamwork and eliminates barriers to effectively working within the Department and across the Credit Union organizational structure.
Encourages participation and open communication.

Member Service Orientation
Job Knowledge

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience
BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or another quantitative field is preferred.
Three to five years’ experience completing projects utilizing data science to solve real world problems (applicants will provide in writing a brief explanation of what they have done and what problems were solved.)
Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst.
Experience in data mining.
Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Power Bi) and data frameworks (e.g. MS SQL Server.)

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CoastHills Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Data Scientist

Locations: California (CA)