Senior Data Scientist Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Do your talents lie in simplifying and improving business processes? Are you ready to offer up your skills in a global business that’s committed to moving money for the better?
Join Western Union as a Senior Data Scientist.
Motivated by our values : purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations.
We’re a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Better requires process discipline and simplification
We are looking for someone who would excel at supporting our Data Analytics team. This role will focus on driving and supporting specific business growth initiatives at Western Union by utilizing efficient techniques to provide meaningful insights informing key business results.
You will be partnering with resources from various internal Data teams to align on insights, recommendations, and steps forward.
The role requires innovative systematic thinking, creative problem solving, and strong analytical skills. Most of your time will be spent working on solutions to critical problems, querying databases, and performing various analytic / statistical techniques.
The ability to communicate in a cross-cultural environment (which makes English proficiency a must-have), create relationships, and influence stakeholders, are the key soft skills to succeed.
From a core technical standpoint, proficiency in SQL, data modeling, statistics (using R or Python), and excel would be the minimal requirements for this role.
You’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and related hands-on experience for data analysis daily and will actively contribute to pushing for a data insight-driven organizational behavior.
Relevant experience within the financial industry is preferred. You should demonstrate the ability to organize and manage multiple, time-sensitive projects.
You should have excellent verbal and written communication skills (English C1). You should be driven and inquisitive and above everything carry a problem-solving attitude at your core.
Join us, and let’s connect the world
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence.
It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world.
If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran ( status.
The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.