Data Science Manager

Ameriprise Financial

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity as a Data Scientist Manager at Ameriprise! This role will play an integral role in supporting modeling, data analysis and database needs for Marketing and Digital analytics.

  • Manage the creation and/or usage of large data sets, provide information-based decision logic and predictive modeling solutions, and translate modeling/analytic output into understandable/concrete business knowledge, insight and applications.
  • Develop and manage end to end analytic solutions from ideation to implementation and effectiveness measurement.
  • Demonstrate strong technical/problem solving and communication skills. Support multiple projects collaboratively. Come apply today!


  • Identify, develop and implement complex analytical solutions demonstrating ​​​​​​leveraging 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. Aid the 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 concrete business knowledge.
  • Embed analytic programs and tools. Ensure continued accuracy, relevancy, and efficiency 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 standard processes, developing new skills, and knowledge sharing. Work multi-functionally to develop standardized/automated solutions and adopt standard processes.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree or Equivalent required
  • 3 – 5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical concepts and techniques
  • 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 (R, Python, SQL etc.) & data visualization software in a data-rich environment.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with big data technologies which may include Cloud Computing Environments (including container creation, management & deployment), Spark, etc..
  • Strong data wrangling skills and ability to implement business concepts using data into analytic output.

About Our Company

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.

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.

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