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Ameriprise Financial Data Scientist Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


Job Description:

Play an integral role in supporting modeling and data analysis and database needs for assigned line of business. Manage the creation and/or usage of large data sets, providing information-based decision logic and predictive modeling solutions, and translates modeling/analytic output into understandable/actionable business knowledge, insight and applications. Demonstrate strong technical/problem solving skills. Support multiple projects collaboratively.



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Full-Time / Part-Time:

Full time

About Our Company:

With the right company, life can Be Brilliant®. At Ameriprise Financial, we’re not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals – we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you’re motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial and we can Be Brilliant® together.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D

Line of Business:

Information Management

Posting Title:

Data Scientist Manager


  • Identify, develop and implement complex analytical solutions leveraging tools such as predictive modeling, advanced machine learning techniques, simulation, optimization solutions, etc..

  • Manage dataset creation including data extraction, derived and dependent variable creation, and data quality control processes for analytics, model development, and validation. May monitor execution of analytical solutions, including criteria specification, data sourcing, segmentation, analytics, selection, delivery, and back-end data capture results.

  • Under direction of the Sr. Leader, collaborate with business leaders and/or analysts to provide analytical thought leadership and support for business problems. Identify and interpret business needs, define high-level business requirements, strategy, technical risks, and scope. Develop, document, and communicate business-driven analytic solutions and capabilities, translating modeling and analytic output into understandable and actionable business knowledge.

  • Embed analytic programs and tools. Ensure continued accuracy, relevancy, and effectiveness and track process improvements once deployed.

  • Ensure adherence to data and model governance standards that are set and enforced by industry standards and/or enterprise and business unit data governance polices and leaders.

  • Contribute to ongoing expansion of data science expertise and credentials by keeping up with industry best practices, developing new skills, and knowledge sharing. Work cross functionally to develop standardized/automated solutions and adopt best practices.

Recruiting Location:

Boston, Massachusetts

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or equivalent in Quantitative Discipline (i.e. Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Economics, Engineering, etc.).

  • 3-5 years relative experience.

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical concepts and techniques; skilled in linear algebra.

  • Experience conducting hands-on analytics projects using advanced statistical methods such as generalized regression models, Bayesian methods, random forest, gradient boosting, neural networks, machine learning, clustering, or similar methodologies.

  • Experience with statistical programming (Python,R, SAS SQL etc.) & data visualization software in a data-rich environment.

  • Experience in AWS services such as Redshift, S3, Sagemaker will be an advantage.

  • Proven ability to present/communicate complex, technical materials in a way that facilitates decision making and drives outcomes; ability to communicate to less technical partners.

  • Proven ability to apply both strategic and analytic techniques to provide business solutions and recommendations.

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

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