Predictive Modeling and Analytics Specialist

  • Request Technology - Stephanie Baker
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Seeking a Senior Predictive Modeling and Analytics Specialist for a leading Financial Services Client in Chicago. This position is responsible for developing credit risk management and Business Intelligence analytic solutions through consulting engagements and research serving Company's clients. This position requires an understanding of US consumer lending and credit risk management practices.

Qualifications:

  • A Graduate degree in the hard sciences with advanced coursework in statistics
  • 6-12+ years of professional analytical modelling experience.
  • Expert proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R or SAS; additional experience writing intermediate SQL queries for data extraction preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: ability to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences, strong presentation skills with comfort presenting to executive audiences
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong time and project management skills with the ability to oversee and manage project teams to meet project deliverables inclusive of delegating work, setting clear goals, providing coaching and feedback, and managing customer expectations
  • Direct and effective experience managing junior analytical professionals preferred