Research and Consulting Analyst

Research and Consulting Analyst

04 Apr 2022
Illinois, Chicago, 60601 Chicago USA

Research and Consulting Analyst

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What We'll Bring:
At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation - we're consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:

  • A Master's or Ph.D. in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics or an equivalent discipline. Equivalent analytical experience will be considered in lieu of an advanced degree
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with writing SQL queries for data analysis; Intermediate knowledge on one or more statistical programming languages such as R or Python.
  • Experience with FCRA data in consumer credit. This could be previous experience with a lender such as a bank, fintech, or credit union, or could be with a credit bureau, or a government agency or non-profit that works with consumer credit data.
  • Curiosity as to why consumers act the way they do with their credit.
  • Experience with big data platforms (e.g. I Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark ) preferred
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and contribute to multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Advanced experience with the MS Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A high degree of technical aptitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data, trends and consumer behavior
  • Capability to eloquently describe analytic ideas, requirements, processes and findings in non-technical terms.
  • Strong work ethic with the passion for team success


We'd love to see:
  • Experience with FCRA data in consumer credit required. This could be previous experience with a lender such as a bank, fintech, or credit union, or could be with a credit bureau, or a government agency or non-profit that works with consumer credit data.
  • Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data, trends and consumer behavior to better understand why consumers act the way they do with their credit.
  • Ability to translate a business problem into an analytical design and propose a solution using its analysis findings.
  • A high degree of technical aptitude and ability to run on multiple projects concurrently with minimal guidance.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with SQL (experience on Hive preferred)
  • Intermediate proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R or Python.

Advanced experience with the MS Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Impact You'll Make:
  • Dig in by extracting data and performing segmentation and statistical analyses on large population datasets (using languages such as SQL, R, and Python on Linux and Big data platforms ).
  • Translate complex analytical findings into business insights to be shared at industry conferences and potentially published with leading media outlets.
  • Serve as an internal expert on both traditional and short term lending credit data and how it applies to industry trends and current research.
  • Aid in formulating research problems based on real world needs.
  • Deliver analytic insights and recommendations in succinct and compelling communications and presentations for internal and external customers at various levels including an executive audience.
  • Contribute to projects involving descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of techniques(e.g. segmentation, regression, clustering, survival analysis, and machine learning).
  • Help to cultivate an environment that promotes excellence, innovation, and a constantly learning spirit.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, TransUnion has several safety protocols in place to protect associates, customers, and visitors. You may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and/or to participate in certain work-related activities. Exemption is available to qualified candidates as a reasonable accommodation.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:
Analyst, Analytics Consulting

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Job Details

  • ID
    JC37677088
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  • Job type
    Permanent
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  • Hiring Company
    TransUnion
  • Date
    2022-04-03
  • Deadline
    2022-06-02
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