Risk Analyst II

Offer by Elevate




About this job

Job type: Full-time


r, python, hadoop

Job description

General Summary

Responsibilities include developing and implementation of complex analysis to drive business decisions for our organization. The Risk Analyst II will have a higher focus on technical ability and out of the box thinking.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design, implement and maintain underwriting policies and strategies to properly drive our application traffic based on management recommendations.
    • Proven ability to apply new approaches during Deep Dive analysis yielding results
    • Utilize advanced statistical software such as SAS, R or Python to develop predictive tools, models and/or strategies to support business decisions
    • Ability to work with multiple database systems with structured and unstructured data
    • Present findings and make recommendations to Sr. Analysts and management team

Experience and Education

    • Minimum 4 year degree (Computer Science, Math, or Business Degree preferred)
    • 3+ years data analyst/modeling experience or 2+ years with Master’s Degree in Quantitative field
    • Experience extracting and manipulating data using at least three of the following database technologies Microsoft SQL Server, Large SAS Datasets, Hadoop/Hive, Impala, Access, Oracle, MySQL, etc.
    • Proven ability with at least one statistical software such as SAS, R, Python, SPSS, STATA, etc.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience in financial services, risk management, or target marketing a plus

Required Skills, Abilities, Soft Skill Factors

    • Motivation Skills - History of achieving aggressive goals and objectives, conveying sense of urgency while moving beyond challenges and obstacles.
    • Thinking and Administrative Skills - Solid analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to analyze trends and suggest solutions to challenges.
    • Achieve Successful Results – Takes the initiative to get things done.
    • Demonstrates Adaptability – Works effectively in the faces of stress, ambiguity, difficult situations and shifting priorities.
    • Innovates – Challenges the status quo thinking to generate new ideas; takes open minded approach to situations.
    • Communication Skills - Refined written and verbal communication skills. Ability to foster open communications, listen effectively and build strong partnership networks.
    • Technological Competence – Knowledge of SAS, R, Python as well as their corresponding predictive techniques to improve the organization’s decision-making criteria.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Frequent keyboarding required, using hands to finger, handle, or feel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. May spend up to 8 hours per day sitting and may have occasional movement throughout the facility. Occasional use of the telephone.

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