Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. With a strong heritage of innovation and leadership, we leverage our unique data, advanced analytics and proprietary technology to enrich the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.
Who is Equifax?
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights to power the decisions that move people forward.
We serve as a consumer advocate, steward of financial literacy, and champion of economic advancement.
As an innovative global company that enables access to credit, we’re part of breakthrough collaborations and innovations that address complex social challenges such as social welfare, community relations and financial education for underprivileged youth.
We establish relationships that create economically healthy communities. We help individuals gain financial independence by increasing access to capital for small businesses.
And we provide young adults entering college or university with financial education tools.
Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are Powering the World with Knowledge and looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.
The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?
We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, on site doctor, paramedics service 24 / 7, life insurance, gym facilities, schedule flexibility, collaborative work spaces, work from home opportunities, free transportation and parking, subsidized cafeteria, solidary association and organizational growth potential
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What You’ll Do
Equifax is looking for a Data Scientist to join our World-Class Global Sourcing and Procurement team. In this role the potential candidate will be responsible for :
Delivering insights on company spend for the Global Sourcing and Procurement teams.
The core data analytics will be focused on the Global Sourcing and Procurement function which could include : Analytics related to overall company spend, analyzing our supplier base, analysis related to our transactions and analytics related to our industry or trends.
In addition, analytics that can be used to improve our sourcing processes will be highly valued in this role.
This role will interact directly with Senior Leadership (SL) in Finance, Information Technology (IT), Data and Analytics, Sourcing and Procurement teams, and internal affiliates to deliver innovative, insightful, and actionable results.
The role is responsible for conceptualizing and executing qualitative and quantitative projects and analyses to help drive data-based decision making in the sourcing and procurement space.
The ideal candidate must be able to able to build relationships across all levels of the organization and is recognized as a problem solver that looks to elevate the work of everyone around them
Must be fluent in English
Bachelor’s Degree (Science, Math or Engineering desirable)
Strong Experience with data visualization tools : Tableau, Raw, Spotfire, Power BI.Google Charts, D3.js, etc.
Minimum of 5 years work experience or at least 3 years Sourcing or Procurement experience
Knowledge and proficiency with Oracle, Oracle Spend Analytics and other management and financial information systems
Experience with big data tools : Teradata, Aster, Hadoop, Hive, etc.
SQL skills, ability to perform effective querying involving multiple tables and subqueries
Proficiency in Microsoft and Google applications, excel, sheets, power point, slides
C, C++, Python, or other programming languages
Excellent communication, collaboration and delegation skills
Strong problem solving, quantitative and analytical abilities
Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to work through vague requirements with minimal oversight and process
Strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners
Extra Points for any of the Following
Thorough understanding of Machine Learning (ML) & Artificial Intelligence (AI), and real world practical application of such technologies
RPA experience (UiPath)
Working knowledge of data mining principles : predictive analytics, mapping, collecting data from multiple data systems on premises and cloud-based data sources
Understanding and experience using analytical concepts and statistical techniques : hypothesis development, designing tests / experiments, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations for business users
Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?
Think and act differently
Team Player, Adaptable, Proactive.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!