Senior Research and Consulting Analyst - Telecommunications Sector 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 analytical technologies and tools. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone their current skills and build new capabilities.

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, including 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, or 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 to advanced SQL queries for data extraction preferred

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

Experience working in the communications sector (e.g., a telco or cable provider) and prior experience working with credit data 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 data 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. 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

Contribute to projects involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analyses, 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

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
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
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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