My client, based in the north of Johannesburg is recruiting for a Scoring Analyst with a minimum of 5 years of work experience as an Analyst, must have a Mathematics/Statistics qualification and background.
Carry out the extraction, formulation and manipulation of data to create the structured samples necessary to address business requirements.
Interpret and, where appropriate, supervise others in the interpretation of analysis results.
Ensure quality and accuracy of own work and the work of any Data Modellers on the project.
Follow best practice procedures and processes throughout the analytics solution delivery process.
Implement appropriate quality control procedures for all modeling and analysis reporting and scoring.
Reduce error rate & re-run frequency. To meet both the analytical & business objective.
Produce the best quality models that can be produced within the given project timeline.
Analyze and confirm the integrity of source data to be evaluated.
Participate in auditing models and results for accuracy.
Perform audits to support the implementation of analytical solutions and other decision tools.
Required key skills (functional / technical)
Thorough understanding of the modelling development process.
Understanding of statistical techniques which may be used to address client business issues.
Understanding of the principles and applications of the relevant Business Lines analytics solutions range.
Highly PC literate.
Good knowledge of relevant statistical (e.g. SAS/SPSS or R) and IT packages.
Good knowledge of computer programming and programming languages
Knowledge of machine learning
Strong communication skills, including proficiency in writing reports and presenting technical work.
Effective project planning and time management skills
An innovative and inquisitive mind, focused on addressing and solving data and analysis problems.
Common sense/logical approach to mathematical reasoning.
Knows the steps that must be taken to investigate/correct data problems.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
Relevant Language skills for local marketplace.
Excellent English language skills
Thorough knowledge of the use and application of analytical methodologies.
Full understanding of the bureau data and value added products and how these are used within a client environment. In those markets where there is no bureau – a full understanding of how Bureau operate
Data Analysis & Interpretation
Mathematical & Statistical Orientation
Programming & Coding
R (statistical coding)
Statistical Analysis and Measurement
Degree or equivalent standard, with a high mathematical content e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research (O.R.), Economics, Physical Sciences.
Significant experience of statistical / analytics project work.
Please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org