Data Scientist – Pricing & Portfolio Management in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    127 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

About the Job

This newly created position is part of the Pricing and Portfolio Analytics team within the innovative and fast growing Commercial Payments business. This role will be charged with leading the creation of actionable analytical and data science capabilities to enhance portfolio returns and optimize pricing strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to influence strategy by providing meaningful data-driven insights to improve the business.

We are looking for a talented individual with a passion for data and the ability to build cutting edge analytical solutions from the ground up. . The successful candidate demonstrates a strong capacity to independently plan and execute complex analytical projects and is able to quickly extract and join together disparate data-sources for modeling and machine learning purposes. Additionally, the ideal candidate is comfortable navigating, partnering and communicating insights for action across many different stakeholders.

Job Functions

• Develop analytically based pricing and portfolio strategies to drive profitable growth across the business
• Measure portfolio performance and develop test and learns to optimize front and back book strategies
• Develop and design pricing models to help integrate internal and external benchmarks and further drive profitability
• Utilize a hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to reveal insights and opportunities
• Closely partner with Product, Sales, and Finance to embed data driven decision making
• Synthesize and communicate intuitive analytical insights and recommendations across the organization
• Be a trusted advisor and analytical thought leader across the department and bank
• Develop and deliver high impact dashboards and data visualizations in Tableau
• Drive data quality across operational systems and the data supply chain
• Fully connect the analytical agenda with the business strategy and operational imperatives
• Closely monitor industry trends and best practices


• Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Computer Science, or Finance
• 2+ years of experience in data engineering, business analytics, or database development
• Experience in financial services is preferred but not required
• Experience with Python, R, SAS or other advanced statistical software
• Skilled in working with very large databases (SQL, Teradata, Hadoop)
• Experience creating impactful data graphs/visualizations in Tableau
• Strong critical thinking combined with business intuition and intellectual curiosity
• Ability to synthesize, create and communicate clear analytical studies
• Strong knowledge of project management and agile principles and practices

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

Key Community Bank serves individuals and small to midsized businesses from Maine to Alaska through our 15-state network of over 1,200 branches, 1,500 ATMs, telephone banking and robust online and mobile platforms. KeyBank’s Consumer/Business Banking segment provides consumers and small business owners with straightforward banking solutions and personal finance expertise that helps them make confident financial decisions today and plan for tomorrow. Key Private Bank offers wealth planning that follows a consistent, disciplined approach guided by objective advice based on each unique situation. KeyBank Commercial Bank offers midsize business financial services that drive growth and profitability and help business owners identify new opportunities with products and services including deposit, cash management, investment services, commercial lending, equipment leasing, and asset-based lending.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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