Senior Research and Consulting Analyst - Public Sector

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we’re 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 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

2+ years of professional hands-on analytic experience working in a matrix organization environment; include experience in building research or analytic studies, benchmarking reports, statistical models, risk strategies, monitoring services, and/or other quantitative solutions

Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data with advanced proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R, SAS, SQL, and Python 

Strong independence and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and contribute to multiple assignments simultaneously

Advanced experience with the MS Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to clearly articulate ideas, requirements, processes and findings to both technical and non-technical audiences

Strong work ethic with a passion for team success

What We’d Love to See: 

Experience writing intermediate SQL queries for data extraction preferred

Experience with big data platforms (e.g. IBM Netezza, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark) preferred

Experience working in the public sector (i.e., federal or state agency experience) is strongly preferred

Impact You'll Make

In this position, you will join a world-class group of statisticians, data scientists, modelers and industry experts on a mission to extract insights from information and put them to good use. You will have an opportunity to be a part of a variety of analytical projects in a collaborative environment and be recognized for the work you deliver. TransUnion offers a culture of lifelong learning and as a Senior Analyst here, your growth potential is limitless. The Senior Analyst role within the Public Sector Research and Consulting team is responsible for delivering market-level business intelligence both to TransUnion’s senior management and to Public Sector customers--federal, state and local government agencies, based on the analysis of very large consumer descriptive and behavioral datasets. 

To be successful in this position, you must have good organizational skills, a strong analytical mindset and a flexible predisposition. You will also be expected to become more independent over time and able to lead and present projects with minimal supervision. Your impact to the team can be delivered and demonstrated in the following:

Develop a strong understanding of consumer credit data and how it applies to industry trends and research

Translate complex analytical findings into insightful business presentations

Perform multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with changing requirements and deadlines

Develop strong consulting skills and to be able to help external customers by understanding their business needs and aligning them with TransUnion’s product offerings and capabilities

Contribute to projects involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of techniques (such as segmentation, logistic regression, survival analysis, principal component analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, scenario and sensitivity analysis, and machine learning)

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

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

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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
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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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