Sr. Director of Credit
Remote
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Empower

51-200 employees

Offers instant funding, personalized savings, and low-cost credit
Company Overview
Empower is a leading fintech company that provides a comprehensive suite of financial tools, including instant access to funds, personalized savings plans, and low-cost borrowing options, setting it apart from competitors. Its unique focus on expanding fair credit access and financial security, coupled with its ability to help members build a positive payment history, demonstrates its commitment to customer-centric solutions. The company's culture fosters technical advancement, industry leadership, and a competitive edge, making it an attractive place to work.
Fintech

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$1.8B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

112%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Science
SQL
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • B.S. degree in engineering, business, finance, computer science or mathematics
  • 5+ years industry experience in data analytics and credit risk management, particularly building credit policies and designing tests
  • 2+ years of leading Analyst or Data Science teams
  • Strong and structured approach to problem solving and ability to use frameworks to solve white-spaced problems
  • Comfort driving results using SQL and Python
  • Excellent communication with executive and external audiences
  • Experience working with cross functional partners in tech, product, credit, and business
Responsibilities
  • Build underwriting infrastructure for Empower’s new Credit Card product. Including: - Approval, credit limit, and interest rate credit policies - Broad tests to optimize the future business - Valuations models - Underwriting models (in conjunction with Empower’s Data Science team)
  • Work closely with senior leadership to define Empower’s product-market fit and competitive advantages in the Credit Card space
  • Integrate into our small international teams to stand up rigorous credit decision making and discover novel insights to help us scale
  • Create automated systems to monitor business performance
  • Collaborate effectively with Finance and Product to ensure the work fits into the broader company strategy
  • Work closely with our engineering team as they implement credit policy changes in production and our IT team to improve data quality used for analytics
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with Data Science teams