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U.S. Bank Payments Analytics Studio Director in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

The Payments Analytics Studio Director will be a hands-on leader of one or more workstreams on a matrix team of Data Scientists, Software Engineers and Payments Domain Experts focused on improving experience and creating value for our customers by identifying new opportunities and jointly solving some of the toughest problems facing the payments business. You will work closely with our world-class Data Science team to build PoC to production ready large-scale implementation. This role represents an exciting opportunity to make key contributions to our strategic vision as a world-leading data-driven customer-centric bank.

  • Proven track recordboth as a Business Leader and as an Analytics and Machine Learning expert –with significant experience in payments products and services

  • Self-starter who is comfortablefrom concept to PoC

  • Strong attention todetail, doing research work

  • Able to workcollaboratively


  • Collaborativelyidentify opportunities by partnering with Product Managers, Marketers,Risk/Fraud experts, Designers, IT, Data scientists/engineers andregulatory compliance leaders

  • Leadthe design, development and deployment of cutting-edgesoftware applications leveraging Machine Learning and Analytics – bypartnering with Machine Learning Researchers, Business and Technologypartners

  • Experiment with proof-of-concept prototypes – for fastiteration and experimentation

  • Able to work within an agile software engineering methodologyand collaborative team development architecture — both remote and local


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15or more years of experience in Analytics

  • 10or more years of Analytics experience in the Financial Services Industry —preferably in the Payment Cards Industry

  • 10or more years of experience in databases, data wrangling, data engineering& analytics

  • 5or more years of experience in developing cutting-edge Machine Learningapplications for a large credit card issuing or processing company

  • Master’s in Computer Science,Analytics or a STEM field

  • Experiencewith statistical data analysis, experimental design, and hypothesisvalidation

  • Goodworking knowledge of advanced AI and Machine Learning models

  • Demonstratableexperience in building & deploying machine learning models

  • MachineLearning frameworks/environments: TensorFlow, Keras, Deeplearning4j,Azure/Google/AWS Machine Learning environment

  • Expertknowledge in various relational & non-relational databases, SQL, NoSQLfor deployment

  • Strongskills in Python and/or R

  • Experiencein Cloud services & operations

  • Experiencebuilding quick working prototypes – as PoCs

  • Proven hands-on team leader: Ability to lead a team &be a hands-on ML model developer, as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’sDegree in quantitative field such as Statistics, Computer Science, Engineeringor Applied Mathematics, or equivalent work experience

  • 10or more years of experience in Analytics, preferably within the Financial ServicesIndustry

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Minnesota-MN-Minneapolis

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 200012605

U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.