Data Scientist

Website ID_INSIGHT ID Insight, Inc

We are passionate about stopping identity theft

At ID Insight, we are pioneering identity fraud technologies and solutions used by over 2,000 financial institutions to detect and deter identity theft. Our solutions save our customers millions of dollars per year.

ID Insight is seeking a Data Scientist to join our team! Data and analytics are at the heart of almost everything we do at ID Insight, and the role of the Data Scientist supports every stage of our product lifecycle, from development to deployment. In this role, your quantitative work will help to inform decisions about future product development efforts, demonstrate value for prospective ID Insight clients via back-testing, and ensure quality and stability of existing ID Insight solutions. This will involve defining and delivering reports, completing data studies, conducting statistical analysis and building models.

We’re a fast-growing, dynamic team, so expect to jump in and learn quickly. You will be working with statistical tools such as SPSS, KNIME, and R, as well as using other software such as Tableau, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. This position requires individuals that have some technical skills, are self-directed, and able to collaborate effectively on projects. At ID Insight, we are relentless in how we apply advanced analytics against Big Data to solve our customer’s problems, thereby earning their trust.

About ID Insight:

  • We are a rock-solid, high-growth company based in Northeast Minneapolis with over 2,000 customers in financial services
  • We are building incredible innovative software using cutting edge technologies
  • We are passionate about stopping identity theft and financial crimes, thereby saving our customers millions of dollars while protecting their brand
  • We are looking for motivated self-starters to come aboard and play a key role in helping us take it to the next level
  • We are recognized for our innovative solutions and technologies. Our kudos include the following: Finalist in the Minnesota Cup, three-time Tekne Award Finalist, and winner of the 2017 Eureka Award for Innovation awarded by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

About You:

  • You are a high-energy, proven professional ready to produce results each and every day
  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about working in an early stage growth company
  • You are the kind of person who enjoys digging deep into the data and getting to know an industry
  • You are more interested in building a mission-driven company that solves real-world problems rather than just punching a clock
  • You enjoy working hard and celebrating achievements

As a Data Scientist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Pulling disparate “Big Data” files, merging them together into analytical datasets, and conducting data analysis
  • Developing and implementing statistical scoring algorithms for identity fraud detection  applications
  • Managing analytical projects that involve working directly with the customer at both a business and technical level
  • Assisting our technical team with Quality Assurance testing
  • Assisting our product team with the development of reporting dashboards using Tableau
  • Stepping into different roles when the time calls to help our team provide an extraordinary customer experience

We will favor applicants that have the following characteristics and background:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year university with college-level coursework in a quantitative discipline (e.g., mathematics, statistics, computer science, etc.)
  • At least one year of professional experience
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in leveraging data to drive decisions
  • Proficiency with SPSS, R, SAS or other statistical software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Desire to collaborate within a team-first culture
  • Proficient in windows based applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to take initiative and the ability to thrive in an independent environment

If you are interested in helping us take it to the next level, please send your resume and cover letter to

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