Data Science Services & Platform Data Sr. Manager

Brown Brothers Harriman Jersey City , NJ 07097

Posted 1 week ago

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our clients financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you

As our Data Science Services Platform Data, Senior Manager you will be essential to automation and product innovation by combining the power of our vast gamut of internal data assets with 3rd party structured and non-traditional sources of data. You will build the advanced analytics and business intelligence strategy and roadmap and collaborate with technology and data teams to establish the enabling technologies. You will be instrumental in creating new business value by leveraging data across BBH and within BBH Systems to extend our capabilities in data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. You will leverage data science and business intelligence to meet the needs of BBH and our clients by developing new products to meet their evolving needs. At BBH, data is at the center of everything we do, and we are the leader in a privately-held financial institution that has been a thought leader and solutions provider for over 200 years.


The Data Science Services Platform Data, Senior Manager will be expected to bring your machine learning, NLP, NLG, statistical analysis, programming and scripting capabilities, combined with exceptional communication skills learning engineer that will help us setup and grow this practice in the bank. The role will advance our data science and business intelligence capabilities, broaden exposure to analytical toolkits and alternative data assets within the BBH organization and be an active contributor to the BBH Global data scientist community.

Hands-on Leadership Capabilities

  • Drive, collaborate and align with internal stakeholders and our clients to identify and build solutions in the next generation analytics space.

  • Lead a bold agenda around the use of our data assets, both in the traditional and alternative data domains, in new creative ways.

  • Promote and teach the use of big data and machine learning tools.

  • Engage with various technology and data teams to design the optimal data architecture for a new scale platform and infrastructure to support data and advanced analytics.

Building a Strong Data Science Team

  • Build, manage, inspire, and coach a high impact data science team to develop quantitative models (predictive, sentiment etc.) using NLP, NLG, machine learning, or data mining techniques to create business value.

  • Build a culture of innovation and focus the team to be product-driven

Executing On Our Priorities

  • Drive value to the broader business. Develop and communicate goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, and key performance metrics to align with multiple internal stakeholder departments

  • Utilize your knowledge of advanced technologies to develop commercially viable product ideas, to maximize growth, customer value, and internal value for our analysts.

  • Deliver data science solutions, including managing and prioritizing data science and business intelligence requests and turning them into clearly defined projects for the team, with well-defined parameters and deliverables.

  • Build strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders and serve as strategic advisor to multiple functional areas across the organization. Builds rapport with senior leaders to achieve departmental objectives.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong leader of people and change agent to guide transformation from a data and content organization to a high performing, customer-focused content organization functioning as one team.

  • Act as member of the Data and Content Organization Leadership team, working closely with stakeholders across Ratings and the divisions, integrating Ratings into the BBH Data strategy, including use of best practices, capabilities and global frameworks

  • Place people and culture first in all that we do, using Lean Leadership and Management tools, build an empowered culture and inspiring workplace evidenced through employee engagement surveys and talent-led SMART goal setting

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high performing team of content leaders, with a shared growth mindset, covering all content areas across the company that can deliver content to customers (internal & external) effectively across the end-to-end pipeline

  • Masters degree in a quantitative discipline, finance or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Detailed knowledge (10+ years) in multiple data domains familiarity with, and knowledge of financial data assets, as well as application of alternative data assets (such as geo-spatial data, social media, sensor signals, etc.) in advanced analytics.

  • Expert theoretical knowledge of machine learning modeling techniques and advanced applied skills in developing predictive targeting models within distributed computing platforms such as Hadoop, AWS, Azure, GCP using tools like Spark, Scala, SAS, R, Python, Bayesia, H2O, Storm, Yarn, Kafka,

  • Worked with analytics and visualization tools such as Alteryx, SPSS, Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy etc. Must be well versed in languages such as SQL, Python, R.

  • Proven track record evaluating ideas and developing tests/prototypes to prove out which are most likely to succeed.

  • Prior experience developing and managing products, with proven track record for owing the end-to-end business development life cycle for products, taking them successfully from concept to launch and continuous improvement

  • Strong understanding of machine learning, statistical and probability analysis, predictive modeling and hypothesis testing.

  • Thought leader of data science. Must be skilled at representing BBH in external forums (conferences, industry meetings) as well as at promoting advanced analytics to internal constituents across the enterprise. Must possess cross-cultural sensitivity and be able to work in an international team including managing offshore and outsource resources.

  • Ability to translate strategic imperatives at the macro level into specific initiatives and priorities for operational creation and execution.

  • Must have good operational skills as well as strategic understanding of business and product requirements.

  • Knowledge of financial engineering and quantitative modeling operations, preparation of budgetary plans, operational plans, forecasting activities.

  • Thorough knowledge of technology systems; has the ability to work with development teams to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of effective database technology.

  • A thorough understanding of applied statistics including sampling approaches, time series analysis and data mining techniques

  • Continuously monitor and keep abreast of tools, methodologies, data, and competitive movement and respond with strategies and tactics to maintain or alter strategy.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with banking and financial industry reporting especially in Fund Services

  • Experience working with ERWIN data modeler

What We Offer

  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can

  • Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world

  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourselfwithout leaving the firm

  • A culture of inclusion that values each employees unique perspective

  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind

  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage

  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law.

Full time

Jersey City

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