Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 17:55:36 -0500
Reply-To: Anna K <annak@ZOE-TECH.COM>
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From: Anna K <annak@ZOE-TECH.COM>
Subject: OH - Predictive Model Developer/ Statistician
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My client is seeking a statistician to join their growing business.
Report to the company president, make a different on a daily basis.
Local candidates given first consideration
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
along with a salary requirement
Salary to 80K +
Applies statistical methodology and statistical analysis to provide
information used in the
development of scoring models for score cards and other various business
Builds statistical models using consumer reporting data sets obtained from
credit and application information. These models are used to predict the
likelihood of events or outcomes, based on various behavior sets.
Identifies limited number of data elements or variables within the data
sets that are significant/predictive, then assigns weights to the
variables based on this significance.
Quality assures the models developed by programmers. Monitors testing and
production to ensure acceptable high quality of data. Collaborates with
technical personnel, advising and assisting sales and development
personnel in the development of and successful production rollout of
Undertakes special projects requested by the President involving data
analysis and applications.
Provides timely input and recommendations to the President designed to
support effective, profitable production in the company, including
identification of problems and variances between project goals and actual
Other Duties: This job description in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties to be performed by the employee. The employee will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties
requested by the supervisor.
Practical experience is the most important factor in candidate’s
background. Academic applications are not as useful as model development
in business applications. Financial services modeling, such as is used in
banks where scoring models are used as predictors in financial decision-
making, is preferred.
Working knowledge of tools, such as sas programming, required to
facilitate handling of large amounts of data for analysis. Intellectual
curiosity, persistence, and strong analytical skills also required.
Must be fluent in English language, both verbal and written.
Satisfactory personal credit history required.
Must be organized and able to effectively manage several concurrent tasks
Professional demeanor, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to
communicate with management, sales and customers, as well as technical
personnel are very important.
Adheres to project schedules and deadlines.
Keeps President informed of status of projects and trends that affect the
business. Communicates unusual, unresolved or recurring problems or issues
to the President.