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International Data Science Consultant

Atlanta, GA

Posted: 06/03/2019 Employment Type: Scout Job Category: Data Science / Analytics Job Number: 20391

Requisition Id:
  • Master’s or PhD degree in statistics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics, engineering, operations research, or another highly quantitative field. 
  • At least two (2) years of professional experience performing analytic work in Financial Services or related industries.
  • Multiple examples of demonstrated success in client-facing roles over a period of at least two (2) years.
  • Advanced programming skills; mastery of a statistical language such as R or SAS; experience using other programming and data manipulation languages (SQL, Hive, Pig, Python, C/C++, Java)
  • Atlanta or Chicago-based position, up to 25% international travel required.  

We'd Love See:
  • Strong understanding of statistical tools and their application to our business, as well as principles of cost/benefit analysis, risk management, marketing and operations.
  • Capable of thinking innovatively.  Eager and able to drive change through influencing skills.
  • Operates with little supervision in a complex and dynamic, matrixed environment.
  • International experience and familiarity with foreign languages preferred.
  • Experience working with credit bureau data and solutions preferred.
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide

Is there additional variable compensation?
15% bonus variable with 150% upside

Are you open to sponsorship?

This position is:
New Position

Is there a possibility to work remote?

Is there equity?

Are there flexible work hours?

Does this position have direct reports?

Describe how this position fits in your organization.
This position will be a part of our Global Analytics Center of Excellence as a part of our International Data Science and Analytics team you will have the opportunity to focus on supporting our UK Leeds region. Note that this position can also be based of Chicago, IL but we prefer Atlanta, GA.

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
1. Masters or Ph.D in Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Economics, or other related fields. 2. 5+ years of statistical modeling experience within the financial services or insurance industry with exposure to credit risk modeling. 3. Strong communication skills. 4. Desire to support international region and comfortable with the odd meeting hours (there is a 8-hour time difference between UK and US) and comfortable with occasional international travel. 5. Strong R coding experience

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Credit data experience (Equifax, Experian, Synchrony Financial).

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
This is a Lead position where you will have the opportunity to be creative and innovate in experimenting things that has not been done before. This person will be supporting one of the newest and most important regions, UK region. This is a heavy project management and statistical modeling position where you can be exposed to state-of-art and most advanced modeling technique and programming technologies (Hive, Pig, R, Hadoop, Spark etc.). Our culture is collaborative, our people are open-minded, and our growth is undeniable (double digit revenue growth YOY for the past 6 years!).

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