Senior Insurance Data Scientist at TransUnion

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What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

A graduate degree in a STEM field with advanced coursework in statistics and machine learning

7+ years of professional analytical modeling experience, solving problems relevant to the problems we solve at TransUnion

Expert proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R or SAS

Strong written and verbal communication skills: ability to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences, strong presentation skills with comfort presenting to executive audiences

Strong time and project management skills with the ability to oversee and manage project teams to meet project deliverables inclusive of delegating work, setting clear goals, providing coaching and feedback, and managing customer expectations

Direct and effective experience managing junior analytical professionals preferred

Ability to travel periodically to client sites

We’d Love to See:

Experience in the Insurance industry especially in Claims

Emblem experience is a plus

Additional experience writing intermediate SQL queries for data extraction preferred

Impact You'll Make

You’ll functions as an insurance analytics expert on meetings with clients and partner companies. You’ll actively contribute to insurance analytics strategy by contributing ideas, preparing presentation/sales material for customers, and product design/business case materials for TransUnion leadership.

You’ll provide mentorship and training to junior colleagues and maintain progress on all initiatives under minimal direct supervision. You’ll foster a high performance culture and cultivate an environment that promotes excellence and reflects the TransUnion brand.

You’ll partner with internal and external cross-functional teams to drive new business initiatives and deliver long term value-added product propositions for business customers in the US and international insurance segments at TransUnion. This includes but is not limited to the development of predictive models and business intelligence solutions for insurance carriers.

Independently leads data analysis and modeling projects from project/sample design, business review meetings with internal and external clients deriving requirements/deliverables, reception and processing of data, performing analyses and modeling to final reports/presentations, communication of results and sales support.

Leads the group responsible for insurance underwriting, application fraud and other point-of-quote/bind solutions for auto and property lines. Explores internal and external data to create innovative new products to be implemented at a variety of insurance carriers.

Utilizes advanced statistical and machine learning techniques to create high-performing predictive models and creative analyses to address business objectives and client needs.

Actively contributes to insurance analytics strategy by contributing ideas, preparing presentation/sales material for customers, and product design/business case materials for TransUnion leadership.

Follows industry trends in insurance and related data/analytics businesses. Contributes ideas and actively participates in the investigation and research of new processes, resources and technologies that can potentially be implemented to provide improved customer solutions or to broaden TransUnion's analytic consulting and related services capabilities.

Design and lead initiatives involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of techniques (such as segmentation, logistic regression, survival analysis, principal component analysis, and machine learning); this will involve delegating tasks to other team members and managing the team to meet deliverables on time.

Dig in by extracting data and performing segmentation and statistical analyses on large population datasets (using languages such as R, SAS, SQL, and Python)

Deliver analytic insights and recommendations in succinct and compelling presentations for internal and external customers at various levels including an executive audience; may lead key presentations to clients

Help to cultivate an environment that promotes excellence, innovation, and a collegial spirit

Serve as a subject matter expert on the team and act as a mentor to more junior team members; may directly manage a small team of Analysts

Serve as an advisor and partner to the senior management team: proactively seek out opportunities for innovation and present new ideas and solutions on behalf of the team

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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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