Statistician

US-TX-Fort Worth
Requisition ID
2017-29471
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Risk Management / Insurance

Overview

The Statistician plays a key role in enhancing origination strategies and portfolio servicing strategies through the development of data driven business solutions. This position focuses on improving loan acquisition, credit risk and account management strategies through the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of origination and portfolio data. The Statistician applies advanced quantitative and analytical skills to improve decisions and processes through data analysis, model development and strategy testing.

 

GM Financial’s North American division, based at our corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, TX, is experiencing tremendous growth, and to support this growth our Risk Management team is ready to hire a key individual with the following attributes:

  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
  • Querying (coding) experience in a complex data warehouse environment
  • Experience building and maintaining models in both SAS and Excel platforms
  • Data delivery and presentation experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude

 

If this description sounds like you, and you’re ready to join a dynamic, growing company, check out the full job description below and apply now!
 

 

 

Responsibilities

The Statistician is responsible for developing statistical models, performing statistical analysis and developing predictive models for loan acquisition and loan servicing purposes; monitoring and validating model performance and updating models as needed; developing and maintaining various databases, technical models and reports required to support research, data gathering, and analytic responsibilities; conducting ad hoc research projects incorporating project design, data collection and analysis; summarizing findings and presenting results; developing recommendations for operational policies and procedures; gathering and analyzing data to determine impact to business operations.

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: R

eports to: AVP Decision Analytics

Direct Reports: None

Qualifications

 

Skills

  • Experience using a statistical software package (SAS preferred) for modeling and analysis
  • Querying skills and knowledge in a data warehouse environment
  • Demonstrated quantitative skills and ability to apply complex statistical principles
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal presentation skills with an ability to communicate well with management
  • Ability to interact collaboratively with other statisticians
  • Aptitude and desire to educate peers and customers on novel statistical and analytical approaches to projects
  • Capable of managing multiple projects, including ability to coordinate and balance numerous tasks in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, meeting deadlines

 

Knowledge

  • Demonstrated understanding of the following:
    • Data mining
    • Reporting
    • Data analysis and visualization techniques
  • Proficiency in econometric or statistical experimental design, ability to design and implement model documentation and monitoring protocols
  • Knowledge of applied statistical methodologies including least squares regression, logistic regression, sampling methodologies, time series, survival analysis, cluster analysis, categorical data analysis, decisions trees, multivariate methodologies, non-parametric techniques, principal components, and linear programming techniques
  • Knowledge of theoretical and applied machine learning methods like random forest, gradient boosting, deep learning and ensemble methods using R and/or Python is desired
  • Solid understanding of credit bureaus and the structure of their credit files; knowledge of the laws that cover the usage of statistical models under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

 

Experience

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Operations Research or similar quantitative field OR Bachelor’s degree in previous areas with 2+ years of modeling experience and strong SAS skills

 

WORK CONDITION: Normal office environment.

 

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

GM Financial is the captive finance arm of General Motors, providing leasing and lending solutions to GM customers across the globe. As a Statistician you will be a key team member for one of the most well-known automotive organizations in the world, with a global reputation for excellence. Not only will you enjoy the stability of working for an established industry-leading company, but our continued dynamic growth will also provide you with exceptional career development opportunities and genuine potential for advancement. In addition to a competitive salary we offer a comprehensive, affordable, and flexible benefits package, offering you peace of mind and the opportunity to invest in your future. Read more about our company at www.gmfinancial.com

Here is some of what we have to offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Health Savings Account and/or Flex Spending Account
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match*
  • Annual performance incentives*
  • GM vehicle discounts for you and your family
  • Generous paid time off (holidays, vacation, sick, personal, and floating holidays)
  • Paid time off for volunteer work through GM Financial’s Community Investment Program
  • Learning and professional development programs

* future payouts are not guaranteed and are based on annual Board approval

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