Senior Modelling Analyst

Recruiter
Skipton Building Society
Location
Skipton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Ref
1114779997
Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Job Introduction This is an excellent opportunity for a statistical model developer or data scientist to join our vibrant Modelling Team, developing and maintaining risk models. Risk models are used to support key decisions and processes across the Society in areas such as mortgage approvals, IRB Capital and IFRS9 Impairment requirements and forecasting. You will work on short term investigative pieces of research and longer term strategic model builds. This opportunity is perfect for a creative, self-motivated individual with excellent communication and analytical skills. Main Responsibilities This role provides the opportunity to work on key model development projects using predictive analytics and machine learning techniques. You will be exposed to a wide range of stakeholders from across the business, helping you learn and develop your skills and knowledge. You will have exposure to an assortment of models within the team and you will be given room to use your creative flair to experiment and discover the optimal modelled solution while supporting less experienced analysts. Through involvement in the design, development, implementation and monitoring of predictive models you will require the ability to understand data and its application to the wider business. Technical information will need to be documented and explained to a range of audiences, so the ability to describe complex information in a non-technical manner is key. You will work closely with key stakeholders such as Credit Risk, Finance, Capital and Regulatory Reporting and Data and Information Services on areas such as regulatory capital, impairment, forecasting and application scorecards. Ideal Candidate We are looking for an experienced modelling analyst who is highly numerate, has a technical and analytical way of thinking, is excellent at problem solving and is willing to grow and develop with the role. You will be highly motivated and capable of working on a combination of different activities as well as being an effective communicator at all levels, whether this is through technical documentation or presenting at committees to non-technical experts. Practical experience of IRB regulation and risk modelling in SAS and SQL would be advantageous. Exposure to R, Python and Machine Learning techniques would also be beneficial. About Skipton Building Society At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues' unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know. Package Description In return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following: Competitive Employer pension contribution Private medical insurance Company paid life assurance scheme Company paid Group Income Protection scheme 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days) Annual discretionary bonus scheme Volunteering days Colleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app. Discounts/cashback on selected products and services Employee Assistance Programme Diverse culture Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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