Global Data Science Consultant

| Chicago
”TransUnion is committed to finding innovative ways information can be used to help businesses and consumers make smarter decisions.” 
-Chris Cartwright, President US Info Services, CEO Administration
 
What We'll Bring: 
  • A work environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We consistently explore new technologies and tools to be agile.
  • Flexible time off, workplace flexibility, an environment that welcomes continued professional growth through support of tuition reimbursement, conferences and seminars.
  • Our culture encourages our people to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.
What You'll Bring: 
  • Master’s or PhD degree in statistics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics, engineering, operations research, or another highly quantitative field.  A track record of academic excellence.
  • 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); proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Atlanta or Chicago-based position, up to 25% international travel required.
What We'd Prefer To 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.
Impact you’ll make:
  • In the first 90 days, you’ll work with our regions to take inventory of custom analytic tools and prioritize efforts to migrate or incorporate into our global toolkit.
  • Beyond 90 days, you’ll support key global analytic initiatives, working closely with the regions to ensure analytics best practices are in place and support regional teams with proactive analytics and new product development.
  • You’ll establish and maintain effective working relationships with regional teams within TransUnion.
  • You’ll apply your project management skills, statistical expertise, and knowledge of credit data and analytical resources to determine scope, design, development of data requirements and specifications, statistical analysis or mathematical modeling, summarize results for high-level presentations, in partnership with regional analytical groups, and ensure that deliverables are in accordance with stakeholder expectations and business needs within time and cost constraints.
  • You’ll become an expert in credit dynamics, competitive position, and market needs in the regions you support.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
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    • PerlLanguages
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    • HadoopLanguages
    • TableauLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
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    • OracleDatabases
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    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • TumblrCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • IntercomCRM
    • Microsoft DynamicsCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Campaign MonitorEmail
    • MailChimpEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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