RSM US LLP Data Science Senior Associate in New York, New York
We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You'll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There's no one like you and that's why there's nowhere like RSM.As a senior associate in RSM's growing Risk Consulting Practice, you will have the opportunity to draw from your experience and knowledge while continuing to grow your leadership skills through a high degree of client and industry exposure, career development and mentorship opportunities, and a diverse and inclusive culture. The fast-paced and dynamic environment in which we operate will provide you with daily challenges and exciting opportunities.The Risk Consulting Practice primarily works within our client's risk management functions across the three lines of defense. This includes internal audit, the chief risk officer or risk function and various other members of management tasked with managing risk. Our advisors assist our clients identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing risk. The team scopes, develops and deploys bespoke solutions to help our clients reduce risk exposure. This role is a unique opportunity for an experienced practitioner in data science and analytics to work with a likeminded team to produce cutting edge solutions that assist financial institutions mange major risk of today's environment.Key ResponsibilitiesClient Experience:- Learn about the clients that we serve within the financial services industry, and leverage your understanding to become your clients' trusted advisor- Facilitate discussions with client stakeholders to understand current state of the business process, the pain points and success criteria of the potential solution(s)- Collect data requirements, identify relevant data sources, obtain and understand data- Perform data transformations, data joining/blending, data profiling, data cleansing, and other data movement related activities- Determine different machine learning (ML) algorithms fit for purpose based on business and data understanding- Participate in the development of ML models within an Agile team made of internal and external resources- Produce tidy code including comments and docstrings to enable other project team members to understand functionality developed- Follow source code management protocols (e.g. Git) to effectively version models during development and allow multiple resources to work on separate functionality simultaneously- Interpret the results of ML models and clearly and effectively communicate results to technical and non-technical audiencesCoach/mentor junior or client staff on data analytic tools and techniques.Contributions to Firm Culture:- Model the core RSM values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and stewardship in all interactions with clients and team members- Be open to new ideas and challenges, and help foster a culture that encourages people to ask questions, seek diverse perspectives, and challenge those around you- Develop executive presence through interactions with management within RSM and our clients- Develop meaningful relationships with client personnel and colleagues- Support RSM's goals around diversity and inclusion by nurturing an environment that understands individuality, promotes authenticity, and values varied perspective in arriving at solutionsPosition Qualifications:- Undergraduate or Master's degree in MIS, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Analytics or Accounting, or equivalent level of education- Minimum of 2 years experience with open-source programming languages like R or Python- Minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience with ML modeling- Ability to travel to meet client needs and work collaboratively with others in-person and remotely- Openness to workday flexibility, agility, remote work environment, leveraging new tools- Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing- Effective time management and prioritization skillsPreferred Skills (optional):- Minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in banking, insurance, or related industry- Experience with data analytics/science tools such as Alteryx, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI- Experience processing large amounts of data, including data collection (API, database querying, flat files, etc.), data mining, data transformation, and data profiling.- 1-2 years' experience working with Agile Teams- Familiarity with tools like Github and Jira for source code management- Experience developing and presenting results using Jupyter Notebooks.- Experience with Azure ML or Amazon SageMakerRSM's vision is to be the first-choice advisor to middle market leaders globally. You will work directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies to deliver a top quality client experience. RSM is a diverse and inclusive place where you will work as part of a team while being valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments.At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life's demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at .RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at .RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). However, those candidates who may be recent U.S. college / university graduates possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience, excluding internships, in the U.S. or his/her home country would be eligible for hire as an experienced candidate and thus eligible for sponsorship.If you have questions, please reach out to your recruiter. If you are unsure who your recruiter is, please reach out to our immigration question mailbox at for assistance. Only questions specifically related to sponsorship will be considered and answered by the global immigration team's mailbox.Compensation Range: $79,700 - $158,700RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.