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Al / Data Scientist / Risk Governance Specialist REMOTE
Ref No.: 20-03020
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/01/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Al / Data Scientist / Risk Governance Specialist with our client in the financial industry in their Charlotte, NC location. This is a 12 month + contract position.
REMOTE ROLE 

Responsibilities:
  • The Data Scientist will be responsible in assessing AI (Artificial Intelligence) solutions implemented across the bank (built internally or externally) to identify any risks which may have unintended consequences
  • Thereby, assisting our client o follow principles of Responsible AI (Fairness/Equality/Justice, Privacy, Transparency etc).
  • Critically assess and challenge models on conceptual soundness, assumptions and limitations, data, developmental evidence in support of modeling choices, performance, implementation and documentation
  • Understand the core methodology in AI solutions and the context in which it will be deployed so as to find risks/gaps
  • Develop efficient methodologies to detect and to quantify risks/gaps in AI solutions
  • Suggest alternative approaches or controls to mitigate risks/gaps identified
  • Develop and implement testing plans and testing code in order to challenge models through empirical analyses and to verify model implementation
  • Create metrics to quantify risks/gaps specific to each AI solution and define thresholds after consulting with all stakeholders
  • Monitor metrics for breach of thresholds
  • Look for unexpected risks / unintended consequences of an AI solution over its life cycle
  • Assist in evaluating AI Solutions during Tollgate, Risk Assessment & Permit-to-Operate process
  • Write technical reports for distribution and presentation to model developers, senior management, and audit

Requirements:
  • Ph.D/Masters/Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Physics, Finance, Engineering or Statistics
  • 4 years of professional experience as a Data Scientist or related roles
  • Hands-on experience with Statistical Modeling/Machine Learning/Deep Learning techniques is must.
  • Should be well-versed in programming languages of R/Python/SAS and be familiar with Deep Learning Frameworks like Tensorflow/Pytorch
  • Sound knowledge of financial instruments and financial risk/operational risk management principles is must
  • Ability to understand and implement techniques discussed in AI research papers (academic and technical)
  • Candidates must have any of financial certifications like CFA, FRM (at least level 1/part 1 should have been cleared)
  • MBA is not must but preferred
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V