The Strategist-Data Scientist must be motivated to design, develop, and deliver high end analytical solutions to MA's executives, business and sales leaders. This is a high impact / high visibility role, and the results of your work will directly influence important business decisions.
Responsible for exploring Moody's and external datasets, designing and implementing analytical models and participating in design and execution of reporting solutions.
As part of a small team, you will be involved in all aspects of developing and testing new analytics. This includes analyzing existing data, third party data and designing data capture and data management systems. Once a prototype is developed you will work with internal partners to integrate new analytics into MA's internal decision making processes. Specific topics may include sales forecasting, sales deployment optimization, budget and target planning / setting, pricing, and / or product market assessments.
Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
Perform large-scale data analysis and develop effective statistical models for segmentation, classification, optimization, time series, etc.
Provide high-quality data analysis and analytical solutions that support business objectives.
Use statistical techniques to create scalable solutions for real business problems
Suggest improvements to existing techniques to improve scale and accuracy
Provide leadership, guidance and develops technical capabilities across the team
Perform data visualization and presentation
Works with an open mind and is curious while maintaining a healthy skepticism
Translate outcomes into business opportunities
The Department / Team:
Strategy & Analytics group, an internal consulting team that delivers cross-functional recommendations and insights on improving business performance, sales effectiveness and operational efficiency.
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, statistics or other quantitative field is required;
Masters is a plus.
3+ years work experience involving quantitative data analyses to solve problems, ideally coming from consulting / economic consulting / banking environments.
Experience querying structured data for analytical purposes
Experience developing models / analyses in a high-stakes environment
Expert in Excel
Experience with or ability to learn SQL, SPSS, R, Stata or other programming language / statistical software
Demonstrated ability to work well in a group setting and across functions
Able to clearly communicate findings to intelligent non-experts
Financial Services industry experience a plus
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