Associate Data Scientist Program

at OneMain Financial in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Associate Data Scientist Program

Location: Wilmington, DE; Charlotte, NC

About us

OneMain Financial (NYSE: OMF) is the leader in offering nonprime customers responsible access to credit and is dedicated to improving the financial well-being of hardworking Americans. Since 1912, we’ve looked beyond credit scores to help people get the money they need today and reach their goals for tomorrow. Our growing suite of personal loans, credit cards and other products help people borrow better and work toward a brighter future.

In our 1,400 community branches and across the U.S., team members help millions of customers solve critical financial needs, including debt consolidation, home and auto repairs, medical procedures and extending household budgets. We meet customers where they want to be — in person, by phone and online.

At every level, we’re committed to an inclusive culture, career growth opportunities and impacting the communities where we live and work. Getting people to a better place has made us a better company for over a century. There’s never been a better time to shine with OneMain.

+ Most Loved Workplace

+ Social Project Bond of the Year

+ Most Honored Company/2022 All America Executive Team

+ \#1Best CEO, Consumer Finance

+ \#1 Best CFO, Consumer Finance

About You

+ You are ready to launch your data science career.

+ You want to create solutions to help hard-working Americans improve their financial lives.

+ You want to directly learn from some of the best data science and business leaders in consumer finance.

+ You want to be part of a team which is nimble, collaborative, diverse, and fun.

The Role

As an Associate Data Scientist, you’ll develop the technical skills to build the machine learning systems that drive our company and produce great customer outcomes. You’ll get hands-on experience as you apply your talents, creativity, and passion to create innovative solutions to real-world data science use cases such as (1) evaluating non-traditional data sources to see if they result in better underwriting decisions, saving our hard-working customers millions in interest payments; (2) mining the “digital exhaust” of our marketing campaigns to identify new populations who would benefit from our products; or (3) partnering with our operations teams to surface data insights that will allow our thousands of branch staff to better serve our customers. No matter the projects, you’ll have the opportunity to explore, while learning from experts in consumer lending in a close-knit team-oriented environment.

This role will provide exposure across multiple disciplines to accelerate your career growth.


+ Apply diverse statistical and machine learning techniques to analyze a variety of datasets to solve complex, unstructured business problems

+ Actively contribute to our team’s vibrant culture through sharing knowledge, helping peers, and generally being a great person to work with.

+ Develop creative technical solutions to improve the company’s decision making, the customer’s experience, and shareholder returns.


+ Current post-graduate degree student in a quantitative discipline (Engineering, Statistics, Biostatistics, Physics, Economics, Operations Research, or Computer Science) with a expected graduation date prior to the Summer 2023.

+ Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to explain technical topics and concepts to a non-technical audience.

+ Proven experience (in an academic, athletic, volunteer, or employment context) working with teams of diverse individuals to deliver complex projects.

+ Experience in use of open-source machine learning libraries (Python or R).

+ Innovative and capable of developing creative solutions to complex, data-driven problems.

Successful candidates will possess strong analytic, strategic thinking, communications, and leadership skills. They will also demonstrate curiosity, creative problem solving, integrative business thinking, teamwork, and bias for action. Just as importantly, they will be enthusiastic learners who want to tackle real-world challenges.

OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identify, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job Posting: JC227905690

Posted On: Nov 08, 2022

Updated On: Jan 08, 2023

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