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Data Science Lead

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
*Data Scientist Lead*
Our mission is to lead the firm in realizing the full potential of data-driven insights for the benefit of clients, branches and the firm. Your Talent. Our Mission. At Edward Jones, it is a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we are creating greater value for our 7-million plus serious, long-term individual investor clients.

The data science team is designed to drive business insights and decisions through advanced analytics. This team is expected to work across all areas of the business by providing models to help optimize decision making across the organization.
*Position Responsibilities:*

* Lead a team of data scientists in their development of statistical modeling and optimization efforts in support of data-driven strategies and decision making

* Provide senior thought leadership to solve "new" problems via designing approach and executing on that approach

* Design, oversee and lead in the creation, development and management of models.

* Establish the Vision and Annual Objectives of the team, identifying key roles and responsibilities and goals and the completion of major department initiatives.

* Provide leadership, development, and mentoring to managers and associates through examples and timely feedback.

* Management of key relationships

* Complete understanding of internal systems and consultation with technology leaders to improve the communication and deployment of effective and efficient solutions

* Develop and manage business relationships

* Consistent and continuous evaluation of the department's activities and controls to ensure we are meeting the Vision and the Goals

* Demonstrate ability to understand Financial concepts and financial analysis.

* Supervision and establishment of key measures for the area


*Position Qualifications:*

* Seven years' experience using modeling,data mining and optimization to solve real world business problems

* Experience with conjoint analysis

* Demonstrated ability to use R and/or Python

* Experience apply the following methods in real world applications: univariate and bi-variate statistics, association methods including but not limited to GRI & CARMA, CART, CHAID, bagged and boosted decision trees, linear regression, logistic regression, baysian modeling, neural networks, times series analysis including but not limited to Box-Jenkin, Support Vector Machines, survival analysis, K-nearest neighbors

* Experienced in various cluster techniques in real world business applications, including k-means, factorial analysis, discriminate analysis

* Experienced with numerical optimization techniques including Linear Programs, Quadratic Programs, Nonlinear optimization and multi-objective optimization.

* Ability to work with large data sets (Hadoop)

* Ability to translate data into meaningful value propositions for clients to facilitate understanding. Provide accurate and actionable business intelligence reporting.

* Knowledge of relational database technology, massive parallel data bases and SQL.

* Ability to present understandable graphics of findings

* Proven leadership ability

* Communicate complicated techniques to non-technical partners



* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Posted: 2021-01-18 Expires: 2021-03-27
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