Lead Analyst

Experian Ltd
Nottingham, UK
07 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2019 was US$4.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 44 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

Experian's Analytics Centre of Expertise (ACoE) has an exciting new opportunity for a Lead Analyst to join their Custom Analytics team, focussing on developing bespoke credit risk solutions for clients. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global FTSE 40 business at a time of notable growth and whose core business is information insight.

Look at what we do: http://www.experian.com/corporate/experian-decision-analytics.html

What you will be doing

  • You will manage multiple analytical projects from concept to implementation, working with and learning from data scientists to use advanced analytical techniques and machine learning algorithms to solve client business problems.
  • You will work with clients across a broad range of vertical markets, from Banking and Financial Services through to Telecoms, Utilities or Automotive, to oversee the building of predictive analytical models using SAS, R, Python or equivalent statistical software packages and open source coding languages.
  • You will act as the main day to day client contact; ensuring accurate information is given to Experian clients in a timely manner.
  • You will supervise the work of junior analysts in the team and will lead them to develop analytical solutions using best practice analytical techniques
  • You will also quickly gain an understanding of Experian's product suite and how we serve clients using both analytics and exciting products such as PowerCurve.

This is a great opportunity for candidates in analytical roles currently with a good amount of experience in role. We are keen to hear from candidates across all sectors, though credit risk will be an advantage.

What we're looking for
  • Numerical degree ideally of 2:1 or above
  • 3-4 years' experience in a relevant analytical role building predictive models
  • Experience in some of the following: SAS, R, Python, SPSS, SQL, statistical software packages
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing projects
  • An understanding of the business implications of analysis
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

  • Background in credit risk
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms such as Naïve Bayes, Random Forests or Neural Networks


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