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Regions Bank Data Scientist - Retail Analytics in Birmingham, Alabama

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Data Scientist works with small teams of data scientists, analysts and visualization experts contributing independently to solve high complexity business problems. The ideal candidate has a depth of knowledge in quantitative analytic methods, data management, visualization, and programming skills suitable to drive data driven decisions. Researches, models, implements and validates algorithms (predictive and prescriptive) to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works with large, structured, and un-structured datasets

  • Uses quantitative and analytical techniques to accelerate profitable growth and customer engagement - unlocking value across all functional areas of business

  • Uses Big Data tools (Hadoop, Spark, H2O, CDSW, Domino Labs, etc.) to build data analytics solutions

  • Builds machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) models from development through testing and validation

  • Designs rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to business leaders and executives

  • Draws insights from data to make quick, well informed decisions with available information

  • Primarily focuses on daily deliverables of routine and defined outputs, while at the same time developing knowledge of the broader context in which the work is being performed

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Bachelor’s degree with five (5) years of experience

  • OR Master’s degree with two (2) years of experience in a quantitative/analytical/STEM field

  • One (1) year of working experience in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, or Artificial Intelligence

  • One (1) year of working programming experience in Python, Ruby, R, Matlab, Scala, or Java

  • One (1) year of hands-on experience with Big Data technologies Preferences

  • Background in banking and/or other financial services

  • Experience in libraries such as TensorFlow, Pytorch, or Keras

  • Experience in Agile Software Development

  • Knowledge in Google Analytics and/or Adobe Digital

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to communicate with both business and Information Technology (IT) leaders

  • Deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms

  • Expertise in analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets using a variety of tools like Python, R, Statistical Analysis System (SAS), or Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

  • Comfortable with both relational databases and Hadoop-based data mining frameworks

  • Advanced Structured Query Language (SQL) skills

  • Proficient in visualization tools like Power Business Intelligence (BI), Tableau

  • Strong communication skills through data visualizations, written and oral presentations

Position Type

Full time

Location Details

Regions Center - Birmingham


Birmingham, Alabama


About Regions

At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:

  • Put people first

  • Do what is right

  • Focus on your customer

  • Reach higher

  • Enjoy life

Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.