Cardinal Financial: Data Science Analyst

Apply your expertise in quantitative business analysis, data mining and visualization to see beyond the numbers, develop a deep understanding of the business, translate data into actionable insights.

Cardinal Financial Company: Cardinal Financial
Location: Charlotte, NC

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We are currently looking for an industrious and energetic team member for the position of Data Science Analyst. In this position you will function as member of the Business Intelligence team.

What You Will Do
  • Apply your expertise in quantitative business analysis, data mining and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers to develop a deep understanding of the business
  • Collect and translate data into actionable insights using a variety of systems and methods, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining
  • Clean data in preparation for analysis and modeling
  • Research and analyze key business drivers, competitive environment, opportunities, trends and operating metrics based on research findings
  • Develop and deploy predictive statistical, behavioral or other models for business use
  • Perform statistical testing to enhance the predictability of deployed models
  • Prepare presentations and clearly communicate findings from initiatives to senior management and to the broader organization

What You Need
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, other applied science field, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years analytical work experience, preferably for a financial services company
  • Expert knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with database querying; SQL coding and analysis experience highly recommended
  • Considerable experience with statistical tools and methods to incorporate statistical results into analyses
  • Experience with data modeling and forecasting
  • Exposure to data mining tools and techniques
  • Ability to turn vague concepts and asks into well-documented and effective business metrics and insights
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner
  • Positive attitude with lots of energy
  • Ability to work well with a team environment and take constructive criticism, coaching and feedback on a consistent basis
  • Highly detail oriented and organized with the ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage large volume of tasks
  • Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive or confidential matters