Capital One
San Francisco, CA
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Principal Associate Data Scientist - Community Impact & Investment at Capital One (San Francisco, CA)

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Employer Provided Salary: $161,900-$184,800 Annually
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Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia
Principal Associate Data Scientist - Community Impact & Investment
External Affairs works with many external and internal stakeholders to envision and create a world of greater socioeconomic opportunity through advocating for an inclusive society, building thriving communities, and creating financial tools that enrich lives. Our teams include Communications, Community Impact and Investment, Community Finance, CRA Strategy and Program Management, the Government and Political Affairs Group, Regulatory Relations, and Strategy and Engagement. Through our teams, we have unparalleled access to a diverse group of motivated changemakers similarly focused on the ingredients for a more perfect future.
Our approach involves focusing on innovation and opportunity related to long term well being for our associates, customers, and communities. On the intersection between business and social impact. On disruption and dreaming of a better way. This is the language of changing things for the better. Of Capital One. As a Data Scientist, you'll be part of a team that's leading the next wave of disruption at a whole new scale, using the latest in computing and machine learning technologies.
Team Description:
The Community Impact and Investment Team "CII" contributes to a visible brand reputation that enables Capital One's business strategy and creates impactful community outcomes through:
  • Fueling strategic community investments (e.g. grants, skills, loans)
  • Delivering insights, advice and resources that inform Capital One's products and services
  • Activating the capabilities of "impact forward" associates
  • Leading enterprise volunteerism and fostering community relationships
  • Conducting market research and advising various stakeholders

CII is kicking off a multiyear transformation to increasingly align business strategy and social impact; launch new, different, and more holistic approaches to investing in our communities; use Capital One's volunteer time and talent in increasingly strategic ways; and use data, analytics, research, and inclusive design to inform more targeted and actionable consulting to our business partners on topics related to a broad view of financial inclusion.
Within CII, we have Capital One's Insights Center which is a nascent cross-functional platform for data and dialogue which produces insights that advance equity and inclusion. The Center's research is focused on creating a more inclusive society, building thriving communities and developing financial tools that enrich lives. This involves coverage of topics across the policy ecosystem, including racial equity, financial health and inclusion, inclusive growth, affordable housing, and many other related topics.
Principal Associate, Data Scientist will work collaboratively with an multidisciplinary team to address real-world problems leveraging the power of data. In this role, you will work on complex applied research projects with the ability to perform in any phase of a project from design to implementation. You will produce objective, scientific analyses and technical reports rooted in data science to guide decision makers on a diverse set of issues. The ideal candidate will bring conceptualization expertise, policy research, applied data science and the ability to tell a compelling story through the synthesis of quantitative and qualitative insights.
In this role, you will:
  • Build cutting edge data-products and pipelines to produce novel data that can help tackle pressing issues from a new angle.
  • Work at the intersection of data science, technology, and public policy to create new datasets, produce novel analyses, and publish materials that help to provide timely, reliable data and research necessary to inform social impact solutions.
  • Conceptualize research studies, and work with multi-disciplinary teams along with demonstrated qualitative and/or quantitative skills.
  • Set project standards and monitoring progress, and collaborate in the communication of research findings and results to external and internal audiences and stakeholders.
  • Produce objective, scientific analyses and technical reports to guide decision makers on a diverse set of policy and social impact issues.
  • Apply rigorous, empirical research designs to analyze a wide array of policy and social impact issues.
  • Design, manage and conduct surveys for external research projects.
  • Communicate interim and final research findings in a clear, concise, and actionable manner.
  • Ensure research findings are rigorously fact-checked against internal and external sources and documented.

The Ideal Candidate is:
  • Impact-driven. You dream big. You desire to make the world a better place, and you get energy from working with others with similar passions to accomplish big, bold goals.
  • A leader. You challenge conventional thinking and work with stakeholders to identify and improve the status quo. You're passionate about talent development for your own team and beyond.
  • Innovative. You continually research and evaluate emerging technologies. You stay current on published state-of-the-art methods, technologies, and applications and seek out opportunities to apply them.
  • Technical. You're comfortable with open-source languages and are passionate about developing further. You have hands-on experience developing data science solutions using open-source tools and cloud computing platforms.
  • A Conceptual Thinker with a strong quantitative orientation who appreciates that social impact is inherently complex so it requires an understanding of lived experience in addition to academic expertise.
  • Wired for Collaboration and Connection: You thrive in a matrixed organization because you know that together we can do better. You're obsessed with building and cultivating relationships. You love the chance to share your perspective, to hear the perspectives of others, and to figure out how teams can collaborate.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree plus 5 years of experience in data analytics, or Master's Degree plus 3 years in data analytics, or PhD
  • At least 1 year of experience in open source programming languages for large scale data analysis
  • At least 1 year of experience with machine learning
  • At least 1 year of experience with relational databases

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or PhD in Economics, Data Science, Social Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Psychology, OR a related field with advanced coursework in Statistics and Data Analysis
  • At least 1 year of experience writing deliverables which include research findings for public audiences
  • At least 1 year of experience managing production of deliverables for deadline-driven publications
  • At least 1 year of experience in any of the following work environments: professional publisher, university, think tank, nonprofit organization, content studio, or newsroom
  • At least 1 year of experience in any of the following fields: academic publishing, public policy, financial health, or economics
  • At least 1 year of experience as a mixed methods (quantitative and qualitative) researcher
  • At least 1 year of experience working with AWS
  • At least 3 years' experience in Python, Scala, or R
  • At least 3 years' experience with machine learning
  • At least 3 years' experience with SQL

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.
New York City: $161,900 - $184,800 for Data Science PhD
Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.
This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.
Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.
Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.
No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at [email protected] . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.
For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to [email protected]
Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.
Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).
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What are Capital One Perks + Benefits

Capital One Benefits Overview

At Capital One, we're committed to ensuring you and your family feel supported and cared for, and we know that your benefits play a large role in that support. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive and competitive set of benefits that offer the flexibility and choice to meet the diverse needs of all associates. We want each of you to Be Well physically, emotionally, and financially.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Capital One’s perks and benefits are progressive and industry leading. We have always believed in the importance of providing comprehensive and expansive benefits to complement and contribute to our associates’ total compensation package. For example, we were one of the first major companies to offer same-sex marriage benefits back in 1997 and we have since continued to build our benefits portfolio to include a host of other LGBTQ+ friendly offerings, from fertility coverage to reimbursements for associates who chose to build their families through adoption and surrogacy, to domestic partner benefits and health coverage for gender reassignment. In addition, Capital One’s campuses offer fitness facilities, cafés and, at certain locations, onsite health services for associates and their families. Our benefits package is unique as it provides flexibility for you to determine your path to health, wealth and life support.

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