Manager - Data Science

at Ally in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Manager – Data Science.

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Career area

Consumer Analytics

Work Location(s)

1000 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE, 108 Monticello Road, Weaverville, NC, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 12808 Gran Bay Parkway West, Jacksonville, FL, 12808 W. Gran Bay, Jacksonville, FL, 12850 W. Gran Bay Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL, 17500 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR, 1825 Commerce Center Blvd, Fairborn, OH, Work From Home, Remote, CT, Work From Home, Remote, DC, Work From Home, Remote, DE, Work From Home, Remote, FL, Work From Home, Remote, GA, Work From Home, Remote, IA, Work From Home, Remote, IL, Work From Home, Remote, IN, Work From Home, Remote, KS, Work From Home, Remote, KY, Work From Home, Remote, MA, Work From Home, Remote, MD, Work From Home, Remote, ME, Work From Home, Remote, MI, Work From Home, Remote, MN, Work From Home, Remote, MO, Work From Home, Remote, NH, Work From Home, Remote, NJ



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Posted Date

Monday, February 28, 2022

Working time


Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do – and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people – with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

This role will join the Data Science team within the Ally Card business. This team is responsible for building and maintaining the statistical models that support strategy decisions across the business. This is an opportunity to join a highly talented and driven team working on solutions to core business problems using cutting-edge analytics.

Ally announced the acquisition of Fair Square Financial, a digital-first credit card provider, in October of 2021 . Ally Credit Card is a team that has combined the experience of seasoned talent from across the card industry with advanced analytical and machine learning techniques to develop and optimize our business. Our integrated and entrepreneurial team built the business up from scratch in 2016 to 1MM plus customers, with significant growth opportunities in the future. This is your opportunity to join our diverse and innovative Ally Credit Card team as we focus on growing the business and delivering compelling products that focus on doing the right thing for our customers.

The Work Itself

+ Responsible for building and maintaining predictive models for Credit Risk, Direct Mail Response and Account-level Valuations.

+ End-to-end ownership of the model development process: business problem understanding, conceptual model design, data exploration, model build and validation, technical documentation, implementation, business user training and support.

+ Manage a rigorous Model Monitoring framework to ensure models are performing optimally for the business, and are refreshed at an appropriate cadence.

+ Provide statistical expertise to support the design of experiments that will enable the business to refine Product, Marketing and Credit strategies.

The Skills You Bring

+ 2+ years of direct hands-on modeling experience; preferably in the credit card/consumer lending space.

+ Expertise in a variety of predictive modeling methods, such as,logistic regression, survival analysis, panel data models, machine learning methods, and other advanced statistical techniques.

+ Advanced Degree (Masters/PhD) in quantitative/statistical fields such asStatistics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Econometrics, or Engineering.

+ Proficiency with SAS Base, Stat, and SAS macro language. Experience in R, Python, or XENO is a plus. Comfortable with SQL and MS Office.

+ Demonstrated ability to learn rapidly and solve problems dynamically.

+ Self-starter; comfortable with ambiguity and open-ended problems

How We’ll Have Your Back

Ally’s compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

+ Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.

+ Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.

+ Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.

+ Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.

+ Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on “Doing it Right” and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Job Posting: JC210743211

Posted On: Apr 16, 2022

Updated On: Jun 10, 2022