About Blackhawk Network:
At Blackhawk Network, we shape the future of global branded payments through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people. Our collaborative innovation and scalable, security-minded solutions help our partners to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. We believe our future holds great things for Blackhawk Network and its partners. We believe that together, we can shape the future. Our beliefs? Win as one team, be innovative, global excellence and be inspiring!
So, what are you waiting for? Shape your career and join our global network.
We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Finance team.This person will be responsible supporting the FP&A team in analyzing breakage and develop custom predictive models. The person in this highly visible role will synthesize complex data from multiple sources to deliver business insight and strategic guidance to sales, marketing, product and leadership teams.
If you are curious , creative, enjoy researching and analyzing data and looking for an opportunity to grow professionally, we want to speak with you!
Location: US-CA, Pleasanton or Virtual Pacific Time Zone
Develop custom models and algorithms to apply to large datasets and analyze their performance
Mine and analyze data from different resources, and use predictive modeling for breakage outcome
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of data sources and data gathering techniques
Understand and apply proper risk framework to your analysis and modeling
Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business decisions
Collaborate cross-functionally to implement models and monitor outcomes
2+ years of experience in Analytics, Data Science or Data Engineering as an individual contributor.
An advanced degree in a quantitative field – computer science, engineering, statistics, operations research, economics, etc.
Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on translating real-life problems into a concrete model development strategy. Blend academic rigor with a sense of pragmatism for rapidly prototyping and delivering solutions
Experience using web services (AWS, GCP), data warehouse and visualization tools
Experience applying a wide range of statistical techniques to large data sets
Experience with ERP tools
Basic understanding of Financial, Accounting and GAAP
Strong presentation skills with the ability to effectively engage with external/internal clients
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
Modeling experience is required
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
BHN provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, BHN will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.