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Statistical Modeler in Las Vegas, NV at Credit One Bank

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Position Summary

 

This position is a part of the Risk Management department but supports the entire bank. Our modeling professionals are tasked with developing models and analytical optimization techniques that support the entire organization including underwriting, response, fraud, collection, credit line, digital modeling.

 

Participate in custom model developments for the bank; including logistic, linear, time-series regression, decision trees, etc. using SAS EGuide and EMiner.  Ability to data mine large databases.  Provide ad hoc analyses identifying revenue opportunities and risk trends in our portfolio, growth opportunities, and general market trends. We develop and implement strategies for credit line increases, authorizations, collection, fraud, retention, and the sale of revenue based products.

 



Summary of Essential Job Functions

 

  • Performs complex analyses and/or modeling that maximizes profits and/or asset growth and minimizes credit and/or operating losses and other risk exposures.
  • Provides analytical support to ensure the company goals are met.
  • Anticipates issues based on knowledge of business trends and proposes direction and solutions.
  • Serves as an expert consultant to senior management on highly complex issues.
  • Researches the impacts of business decisions.
  • Manages the rollout of company-wide pilot programs developed as a result of programmed models.
  • Partners with technology groups to define business requirements.
  • Performs user acceptance testing and implementing complex changes.
  • Provides work direction to lower level analysts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Position Requirements

 

  • 4 year degree in quantitative area such as accounting, business administration, finance, mathematics, economics or a minimum of 2 years of college-level business or statistical classes and equivalent industry experience.
  • 2-4 years advanced use of at least one of the following: Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Oracle, or SAS.
  • Must have well developed organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to manage multiple and sometimes competing priorities.
  • Position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, and the flexibility, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, highly complex environment.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, conceptual and quantitative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong statistical skills a must.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, familiar with programming languages such as SQL or SAS preferred, working with large data sets and writing queries.
  • Sound project management skills.

 

 

Preferred (Not Required):

  • Advanced degree
  • Machine learning algorithms
  • 4+ years risk management or equivalent industry experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of financial analysis, credit reporting and profitability drivers.

 



Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  However, the employee may choose to stand and move within cubicle area.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear; reach with hands and arms.  Must possess the ability to effectively hear and communicate.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 2 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

 

Based on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), management has analyzed this position and determined it to be exempt.

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