• Statistician

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Requisition ID
    2018-33450
    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.

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties

    • 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 procedure
    • Gathering and analyzing data to determine impact to business operations.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Knowledge of quantitative and analytical methods and data mining
    • Knowledge of principles, standards, practices and techniques relating to statistical modeling
    • Knowledge of applied statistical methodologies
    • Understanding of R and SAS
    • Some experience with Python preferred
    • Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint

    Skills

    • Demonstrated quantitative skills and ability to apply complex statistical principles
    • Data analysis skills
    • Pro-active and detail-oriented
    • Ability to coordinate and balance numerous tasks under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to interact collaboratively with internal customers and other statisticians
    • Effective written and verbal presentation skills with an ability to communicate well with management
    • Model documentation skills
    • Skills in R and SAS

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Operations Research or similar quantitative field required
    • Master's Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Operations Research or similar quantitative field preferred

    Work Experience

    • 0-2 years of modeling experience and strong SAS skills required for Bachelor's degree; no experience is acceptable with Master's degree preferred

    Working Conditions

    • Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required.
    • some travel required.
    • normal office environment.
    • Fast-paced office environment.
    • Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers.
    • Work a flexible schedule including extended business hours, weekends and holidays.
    • Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours.
    • Limited travel may be required to support business needs.
    • Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems.

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