Statistical Modeler/Greenville SC

Statistical Modeler
Salary to $85K Plus Bonus
Greenville
SC
Relocation Assistance Available
Must be Able to Work in the US Without Sponsorship

Our client is an up and coming automotive subprime lending company, providing financing to both franchised and independent auto dealerships throughout the United States.  They are an entrepreneurial company in a high growth phase and have a unique focus on analytics as part of their business strategy.  There is great opportunity for professional growth as they continue their expansion into new geographic markets and new product offerings.

As a key contributor to the Analytics Team, the Statistical Modeler will be focused on advanced statistical modeling construction, translating model predictions into decisions rule-sets, and implementing, testing and monitoring models and model output.

Responsibilities:

·         Perform advanced statistical model construction and validation activities, including models used to make origination and pricing decisions, collection intensity decisions, and to produce loss forecast projections.

·         Work closely with business and operations analysts to translate model predictions and scores into decision rule-sets expertly integrated into the operational workflow and scoring systems.

·         Assist in the implementation and testing of models coded into production.

·         Perform statistical model monitoring activities to assess the stability and performance of models in production.

·         Help design credit attribute catalogs working with underwriters and lending domain experts.

·         Assist in experimental test design to shape efficient, readable tests to drive the test and learn cycle over time.

·         Use multivariate and data-mining techniques to discover insights, cause and effects, and discern signal from noise in a highly multivariate, treatment-censored data environment.

·         Evaluate the value of external data sources through proof of concept retro-tests.

·         Advance  modeling methodologies and standardized, effective and efficient modeling tools and code bases.

·         Help analysts get the most out of data sets and sample sizes, working to develop tools, training, and case studies that advance the analytic capabilities.

Required Qualifications/Skillsets:

  • 2+ years business experience in a full time hands-on statistical model construction role with a solid track record of implementing highly predictive models into a production environment.
  • Very well experienced in standard modeling techniques such as OLS and logistic regression, with a good working knowledge of alternative model forms and algorithms such as CART, random forests and the like.
  • Able to identify and articulate modifications to modeling procedures, sample designs, and model performance assumptions drawn from working with real-world, highly censored data.
  • Excellent coding skills in SQL and SAS/R and well equipped to extract and manipulate large data sets.
  • Excellent problem solving and integrative thinking, and open minded to the analytical views of others.
  • Able to comfortably function in both theoretical and practical statistical domains, conducting research while driving practical results that positively impact business results.
  • Able to communicate rationale for artistic choices made within the modeling process, as well as modeling results and precautions.


Education:

Advanced degree in statistics or closely related field with a deep curriculum of advanced statistical methods.

Send resume/questions to mary@analyticsearches.com.