Fifth Third Bank Lead Data Scientist in CINCINNATI, Ohio


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

GENERAL FUNCTION: The Lead Data Scientist will manage data analysis, statistical analysis, and develop algorithms and methodologies on structured and unstructured data for on-demand and software-embedded use. Manage key analyses to drive moreprofitablebusiness decisions. Focus on providing value-added analysis and recommendations to support business growth.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


.Lead the build of large and complex information sets; Integrates and extracts relevant information from large amounts of both structured and unstructured data (internal and external) to enable analytical solutions.

.Conducts advanced analytics leveraging predictive modeling, machine learning, simulation, optimization and other techniques to deliver insights or develop analytical solutions to achieve business objectives.

.Develop and manage and develop analyses and algorithms that generate actionable insights and programs to improve long-term revenue and relevance.

.Partner with key stakeholders to understand the underlying needs of the business and formulate, communicate and create buy-in for analytics approaches and solutions.

.Effective communicate and translate business strategy and goals into manageable problems with well-defined measurable objectives and outcomes.

.Transform formulated problems into implementations plans for experiments by developing data sources, applying/creating the appropriate methods, algorithms, and tools, as well as delivering statistically valid and reliable results

.Ad hoc reporting and analytics to support requests from the Bank's various lines of business.

.Provides input into the creation of detailed project plans, work assignments, target dates and other aspects of assigned projects.



.Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. PhD is preferred, but not required.

.Typically requires minimum of 5-10 years work experience (Masters and PhD graduates encouraged to apply)

.Database and analytical experience required.

.Excellent written and oral communications skills.

.Ability to effectively manage time.

.Independent and highly self-motivated.

.Ability to communicate effectively.

.Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.