Senior Data Analyst

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Location: Stamford, CT 06901

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JOB SUMMARY

The Credit Services Risk Management team is a large and complex critical function for company success. We are staffed with highly-skilled and motivated individuals with a large emphasis on analytical abilities & problem solving skills. The Sr. Data Analyst will provide critical analysis to enhance credit risk functions such as underwriting and/or collections. This person will be the central point of contact to drive business decisions by leveraging deep analytics.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide recommendations for new or enhanced strategies to reduce losses and to retain customers
  • Partner with others to build predictive models and/or to implement solutions in production processes
  • Ensures that programming tasks are completed before the deadline and are fully tested with minimal defects
  • Gather business requirements. This individual will need to work with leadership and business partners to identify data and reporting needs for analysis
  • Develop/select methodologies to derive answers to business problems
  • Analyze data to provide meaningful insights. This individual must have strong data manipulation and interpretation skills, and be able to quantitatively assess business problems
  • Identify data sources and data attributes across and outside the company that will support the business needs
  • Conduct analyses that drive meaningful change on key objectives established by senior Charter leadership
  • Synthesize actionable insights by joining together large data sets from across the company, and applying appropriate analytical techniques
  • Communicate findings clearly and concisely through narrative-driven presentations and effective data visualizations to Charter executives and decision makers
  • Develop analytic plans and testable hypotheses for key business questions raised by partners to ensure that all important questions are addressed fully, appropriately, and accurately
  • Perform other duties as may be requested by manager

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong expertise in SQL
  • Business and quantitative analysis experience using packages such as SAS/Python/R
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, proactive and results driven
  • Highly energetic; ability to partner across business lines; a go-getter who seeks out information and does not wait for others to reach out

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in scripting languages such as Java/Ruby/Perl.
  • Experience in using large databases; conducting complex analysis languages as noted above
  • Solving business problems through deep analytics
  • Ability to see patterns in the data where others are unable to;
  • Desire to use large databases and complex analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to explain complex analysis results in an easy-to-understand language
  • Advance skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills
  • Ability to create conceptual frameworks enabling the analysis of varied business problems

Education
B.S. in quantitative sciences, including statistics, computer science, engineering, Business with focus on analytics. M.S. in a similar discipline preferred.

Related Work Experience
  • 5+ years experience solving business problems through analytics (with a Bachelor’s Degree) OR,
  • 2+ years experience solving business problems through analytics (with a Masters Degree)
  • Industry experience in Financial services, insurance or actuarial services or medical research perferred but not required

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office Environment

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