Senior Manager, U.S. Financial Services Research and Consulting

| Chicago

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.
Work closely with a team of world-class statisticians, data scientists, modelers, and industry experts on a mission to extract new and exciting insights about the consumer credit marketplace.
 

Requirements:

A Master’s or Ph.D. in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Analytics or an equivalent discipline
A minimum of 8 years of hands-on analytic experience in financial services 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
 

Preferred requirements:

A demonstrated interest in the areas of banking, consumer lending and finance
Ability to lead and manage a team of senior analysts and analysts
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
Demonstrated experience running projects and/or research operations
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).
Lead complex research studies involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of techniques (e.g. segmentation, regression, clustering, survival analysis, and machine learning).
Translate complex analytical findings into business insights, and present these insights at industry conferences, via webinars and media interviews, and through written publication and press releases.
Serve as an internal expert on both traditional and alternative credit data and how it applies to industry trends and current research.
Formulate 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.
Produce research plans and perform active project management, identifying risks, managing and resolving issues as they arise.
Mentor and coach a team of analysts and senior analysts.
Review code for accuracy and ensure documentation requirements are met.
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

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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