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Senior Statistical Modeller

Posted 25 April by Msa Careers Ended

The role of Senior Statistical Modeller exists to conduct advanced statistical analysis and build predictive models to support a variety of business cases and performance outcomes. The successful candidate will have a great understanding of data manipulation, attribute creation, statistical methods, and multiple modelling/scoring techniques and will comfortable operating in a project driven environment.

Operating in a senior role, the candidate may be required to offer mentoring support to a small team of statistical modelers and analysts, providing tactical direction and advice to help meet team objectives. This is an exciting opportunity to join a FTSE listed company as a Statistical Modeller that offers excellent benefits and extends fantastic career prospects.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide critical guidance for the development, coding, and implementation of existing and future statistical models
  • Provide consultative support, training, and be a resource to internal and external statistically trained and non-statistically trained audiences
  • Play a senior / lead role in the build of statistical models and complete various analytic projects to support existing projects and new business cases
  • Suggest/build software tools (i.e. R, SQL) to streamline the building of models and other analytics
  • Research and design advanced scores, attributes, products and indexes through exploration of across a wide range of data sources
  • Operate in a senior capacity, providing oversight and direction when required Researches best practices and new technologies
  • Other relevant analytically driven duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or equivalent quantitative methods, MSc or PhD in similar field an advantage.
  • Extensive background of applied modelling and analytics experience in applicable industry. Previous team lead experience preferred.
  • Advanced user of Python, R, SAS or equivalent analytic software.
  • Excellent working knowledge of statistical analysis methodologies such as GLMs, Decision Trees, PCA, etc..
  • Strong ability to learn quickly and communicate effectively.
  • Thorough understanding of various statistical methodologies including linear regression, logistic regression, and other advanced analytic methods
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills.
  • Experience processing large data sets
  • Experience matching/merging multiple data sets Fluency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The chosen candidate will be forward thinking analytically driven business, utilising cutting edge technology with a culture of innovation and collaboration. Superb career prospects. Apply for full job & interview details.

Required skills

  • Mathematics
  • Programming
  • SQL
  • Statistical Software

Reference: 34997689

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