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Commerce Bank Data Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri

About Working at Commerce

Wouldn’t it be great to build your career at a bank that’s known for helping people with their financial challenges? That’s exactly what you’d be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We’re looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You’d be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions.

No wonder we’ve been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you’d like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We’re always looking for the best and brightest.

About This Job

The main purpose of this job is to deliver statistical and/or machine learning solutions to clients of Enterprise Analytics and Business Intelligence in support of business strategic objectives.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with others to understand the business problem

  • Analyze data, build statistical, econometric, and/or machine learning models and assess their quality

  • Design experiments and assess the results by monitoring model performance and making recommendations

  • Communicate results and recommendations to senior management

  • Identify opportunities to apply statistics to improve business performance

  • Develop meaningful data visualizations using data science software

  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Basic knowledge of key statistical and economic principles, including SAS or SQL programming skills

  • Basic knowledge of SAS, R, Python, or similar statistical programming package

  • Ability to leverage education and training opportunities to develop solutions

  • Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Inquisitive, agile, and strong team player with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is aligned with our culture and Core Values

  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

    Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or similar quantitative field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • 1+ year statistical analysis, machine learning, big data development, database, programming and/or project management related experience required

  • Experience with logistic regression, decision trees, survival analysis, time series analysis, design of experiment, machine learning and other statistical techniques preferred

  • Experience with relational databases preferred

  • Experience with Hadoop and Big Data technologies preferred

Location: 811 Main St, Kansas City, Missouri 64105

Time Type:

Full time

Commerce Bank has been awarded numerous awards for our company culture. We have been included on distinguished lists such as Forbes’ Best Midsized Employers, Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, and Korn Ferry’s Engaged Performance Award. You’ll see the difference for yourself when you join the team.

Why Commerce? (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/about-commerce)

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How to Join Our Team (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/how-to-join-our-team)

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

Commerce Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to work at a job for which he, she or they qualifies. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.