• Data Analytics Director

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Data Analytics
  • Description:

    Branchless industry pioneer, BofI Federal Bank [NASDAQ: BOFI] with over $8 billion in assets is one of the fastest growing banks in the nation! We are rated in the top 5 of online banks in the country!  


    The Vice President, Data & Analytics will be responsible for providing support to a fast-paced analytics department. This role will require the candidate to have deep problem-solving skills and possess a broad knowledge of quantitative modeling as it relates to the banking/financial services industry.

    • Analyze and identify business challenges and opportunities and apply modeling/statistics to make strategic and tactical recommendations
    • Consult with business partners to develop strategy to address and influence business problems
    • Analyze data, build BI tools, and develop financial models
    • Communicate results and recommendations to senior management and business partners
    • Identify opportunities to apply quantitative methods to improve business performance
    • Communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds
    • Develop quantitative modeling competencies of others within the same line of business
    • Teach and mentor quantitative modelers
    • Manage a team of 4-6 analysts and/or researchers

    Key Skill Sets or Knowledge Requirements:

    • Research AI and financial services market conditions and assist in conducting feasibility studies to determine market demand for existing and new AI products or services
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: ML/AI, reinforcement learning, agents, knowledge presentation, cognitive modeling, natural language processing, dialog systems
    • Building, maintaining and developing on software infrastructure to or cloud infrastructure to handle enterprise projects along with data integration mechanisms for interfacing between machine learning and artificial intelligence applications
    • Experience in building machine learning applications, broad knowledge of machine learning APIs, tools and open source libraries
    • Knowledge working with Python or R language scripts
    • Advanced experience with statistical modeling
    • Supports customer acquisition strategies by vetting information from public sources and lead providers then aggregating content from data provider to stimulate development of telemarketing and email marketing campaigns 
    • Consolidation of publicly available information to develop an achievable picture of a perspective customer
    • Exploration that leverages more information pertaining to a specific area in a market or product that stimulates development for product offerings while also discovering strategic opportunities within a specific markets or demographics

    Desired Career Experience & Education Requirements:

    • 3+ years of experience in data analytics
    • 5+ years of proven experience in a problem solving/analytical role in a fast paced organization
    • Financial services and/or management consulting experience
    • Track record of fact-based communication to support senior decision-making
    • 3+ years of management experience
    • Graduate degree in Statistics or similar quantitative field of study (Math, Economics, Financial Engineering, Physics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, etc.). from a highly recognized university

    Job Functions & Work Environment:


    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



    Equal Employment Opportunity:


    BofI Federal Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


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