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Sr. Research and Consulting Analyst

| 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.
  • A minimum of 2years of hands-on analytic experience in the traditional lending marketplace building research or analytic studies, benchmarking reports, statistical models, risk strategies, monitoring services, and/or other quantitative solutions.
  • Experience writing intermediate to advanced SQL queries for data extraction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and contribute to multiple assignments simultaneously with evolving deadlines.  

 

We'd love to see:

  • A demonstrated interest in the areas of banking, consumer lending and finance.
  • Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data, trends and consumer behavior to better understand why consumers act the way they do with their credit.
  • A high degree of technical aptitude and ability to run on multiple projects concurrently with minimal guidance.
  • Advanced proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R, Python, or SAS.
  • Advanced experience with the MS Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  

 

Impact You'll Make:

  • Dig in by extracting data and performing segmentation and statistical analyses on large population datasets (using languages such as SQL, R, SAS, and Python on Linux and PC computing platforms).
  • Translate complex analytical findings into business insights to be shared at industry conferences and potentially published with leading media outlets.
  • Serve as an internal expert on both traditional and short term lending credit data and how it applies to industry trends and current research.
  • Aid in formulating research problems based on real world needs.
  • Deliver analytic insights and recommendations in succinct and compelling communications and presentations for internal and external customers at various levels including an executive audience.
  • Contribute to projects involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of techniques(e.g. segmentation, regression, clustering, survival analysis, and machine learning).
  • Help to cultivate an environment that promotes excellence, innovation, and a constantly learning spirit.    

 

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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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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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