Fifth Third Bank Director of Data Science in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. As The curious bank, we've staked our claim on looking at things differently, at being better listeners and at showing more commitment. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 19,000 people, and what we offer is:

  • A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

  • An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a two-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

  • An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

With employees located throughout Fifth Third Bank's footprint, Corporate Facilities is a diverse team working in unison to provide convenient, safe, clean, and cost-efficient facilities for all of our customers and each of the Bank's employees. We partner with Bancorp and Affiliate leadership to execute the Bank's strategic plan for new branch and ATM locations, while collaborating with lines of business to provide the facilities they require to support the ever-changing needs of our customers. Through strong internal and external partnerships, we are dedicated to achieving business objectives while diligently managing expenses.


Directs and oversees the analyzing of data to discover hidden insights that provide answers to pressing business problems across various lines of business. Oversees and supports the use of data that is both structured andunstructured,have high velocity, volume, and variety looking at it from many angles to determine what it means, and then recommends ways to apply the data. Ability to find rich data sources; manage large amounts of data despite hardware, software, andbandwidthconstraints; merge data sources; ensure consistency of datasets; create visualizations to aid in understanding data; build mathematical models using the data; and present and communicate the actionable findings to a wide audience includingtechnical andnon-technical business partners.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


.Develop operational processes and procedures to identify key business problems where data analysis provides insights into solutions and build-out actionable recommendations for business partners and senior leadership.

.Manage the development of data solutions in alignment with the goals of line of business partners.

.Design, develop, deploy, maintain, enhance and socialize across the business enterprise data solutions in collaboration with stakeholders across the bank.

.Demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to articulate and facilitate discussions effectively across disciplines in an audience-appropriate manner.

.Lead strategy development and collaborate with Information Technology and Security in the development, enhancement, and ongoing maintenance of foundational customer data platforms

.Recommend tool selections and identify resources for training and implementation


Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to their fullest potential; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strengthandsuccession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments. Assist in the development of appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


.Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Advanced degrees preferred, but not required.

.Typically requires minimum of 8-10 years work experience, 5 years in financial services

.Working knowledge of mathematical and statistical modeling techniques with expert knowledge of their application to specific business problems

.Expert working knowledge of SQL programming across multiple types of platforms

.Expert working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, R, or other related software packages

.Advance working knowledge of distributed processing of very large data sets on computer clusters or Map Reduce Advance working knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem (Hive, Pig, HBase, Oozie, Sqoop, Ambari)

.Advance working knowledge of MS Office including VBA for Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

.Working knowledge of Python, Perl, and Java and machine learning tools

.Ability to work both individually and as a member of a team.