International Data Science Consultant

| Chicago
International Data Science Consultant 
 
”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.
  • An environment in which you’ll have the ability to collaborate with teams in both Chicago and international locations that are responsible for driving research studies and industry analysis within the consumer lending sector.
  • Work that will allow you to leverage your technical analytics skills to solve real world client issues and converting those insights into stories that resonate with external audiences 
What you’ll bring: 
  • A Master’s or Ph.D. in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics or an equivalent discipline. Equivalent analytical experience will be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
  • Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data, trends and consumer behavior
  • Capability to eloquently describe analytic ideas, requirements, processes and findings in non-technical terms.
  • A strong interest in the areas of banking, consumer lending and finance is paramount
  • Strong SQL, SAS, or R programming skills required.
What we’d prefer to see: 
  • Experience with big data platforms (e.g. IBM Netezza, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark) preferred
  • Ability to travel internationally
Impact you’ll make:
  • You’ll use varied, leading-edge data aggregation and statistical analysis, the incumbent conducts sophisticated research initiatives aimed at understanding why consumers behave the way they do with credit, what external forces influence that behavior and what lenders need to know to manage the risks and opportunities associated with that behavior.
  • You will develop a strong understanding of consumer credit data and how it applies to industry trends and research.
  • You will drive research and analysis projects around complex market dynamics, including study design, results analysis and final publication.
  • You will translate complex analytical findings into insightful business presentations.
  • You will author articles based on our research for publication in industry-specific journals. 
  • You will speak eloquently on behalf of TransUnion to share our insights at both our own conferences and at 3rd-party industry events. 
 
 
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
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SQL, SAS, R, Hadoop, TableauLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
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    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
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    • 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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