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Commerce Bank Data Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri

About Working at Commerce

Wouldn’t it be great to build your career at a bank that’s known for helping people with their financial challenges? That’s exactly what you’d be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We’re looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You’d be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions.

No wonder we’ve been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you’d like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We’re always looking for the best and brightest.

Job Summary

Deliver statistical and/or machine learning solutions to clients of Enterprise Analytics and Business Intelligence in support of business strategic objectives.

Essential Functions

The types of tasks this role will be responsible for include the following:

  • Collaborating with others to understand the business problem

  • Analyzing data, building statistical, econometric, and/or machine learning models and assessing their quality

  • Designing experiments and assessing the results

  • Monitoring model performance and making recommendations

  • Communicating results & recommendations to senior management

  • Identifying opportunities to apply statistics to improve business performance

  • Develop meaningful data visualizations using PowerBI

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The following skills will be important to succeed in this role:

  • Experience with logistic regression, decision trees, survival analysis, time series analysis, design of experiment, machine learning and other statistical techniques

  • Communicating clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds

  • Influencing others in both verbal and written communication

  • Leveraging education, colleagues and training opportunities to develop solutions

  • Independently solve problems and seek out solutions to drive business results


  • Minimum 4-year degree in Statistics or similar quantitative field of study

  • Working knowledge of SAS, R, Python, or similar statistical programming package

  • Proficient in working with key statistical and economic principles

  • Python, R, SAS or SQL programming skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years statistical analysis, machine learning, big data development, database, programming and project management related experience

  • Experience with relational databases

  • Experience with Hadoop and Big Data technologies

Location: 811 Main St, Kansas City, Missouri 64105

Time Type:

Full time

Commerce Bank has been awarded numerous awards for our company culture. We have been included on distinguished lists such as Forbes’ Best Midsized Employers, Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, and Korn Ferry’s Engaged Performance Award. You’ll see the difference for yourself when you join the team.

Why Commerce? (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/about-commerce)

Inclusion and Diversity at Commerce

How to Join Our Team (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/how-to-join-our-team)

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

Commerce Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to work at a job for which he, she or they qualifies. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.