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MUFG Union Bank Data Scientist - Vice President in Irvine, California


Are you passionate about creating an exceptional client experience?

Discover your opportunity with Union Bank, a division of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. At Union Bank, we care about the details that matter most to our clients. We have our clients’ best interest in mind, drawing on more than 150 years of experience to understand their distinct needs and tailor our solutions. We’re part of 180,000 colleagues around the globe striving to be the world’s most trusted financial group. Trust starts with a culture of putting people first and empowering you to achieve your potential. Join Union Bank, where being inspired is expected and creating results is rewarded.

Job Summary:

The Data Scientist will be conducting statistical, diagnostic and predictive analytics in partnership with our marketing, digital and product teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions. This individual must function in a fast-paced environment, be adaptable to the changing processes and technology related to the business intelligence and analytical space.


  • Incorporate machine learning, statistical modeling, visualization and analytics tools and data sources into the development of processes and techniques to use data effectively and efficiently.

  • Build out our customer intelligence layer leveraging all types of customer data including customer behavior, account data, demographic data, web click behavior and unstructured text.


  • Leverage customer data to perform diagnostic analytics and uncover drivers of attrition and retention, develop customer segmentation and customer lifetime value.

  • Conduct exploratory data mining and analysis to understand customer behavior and engagement.

  • Develop predictive scoring models including linear/logistic regressions, decision trees, neural network, clustering, etc.

  • Develop and collaborate to build machine learning-based next best action recommendation systems.

  • Ability to leverage machine learning and natural language processing techniques to mine through unstructured data to uncover insights, topic detection, keyword extraction, and sentiment analysis.

  • Ability to summarize and present findings in clean, easy to understand data visualizations and presentations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science or another quantitative field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 5 years of relevant experience in business intelligence or analytics role.

  • 5 years experience with Tableau.

  • 5 years experience with data querying skills using SQL. Able to aggregate, gather and manipulate data.

  • 3 Years experience with Python or SAS.

  • Excellent Microsoft Power point presentation development skills.

  • Sharp analytical, technical, and mathematical / statistical skills.

  • Experience in financial services and/or banking.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas and analytical results effectively both verbally and in writing to both a technical and non-technical audience.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members.

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified .

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: CALIFORNIA-Irvine

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10037300-WD