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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Director of Statistics, two positions (Fairfax, VA and Tampa, FL)

Number of Openings: 2
Title: Director of Statistics
Location: Fairfax, VA & Tampa, FL
Compensation: $105 - $140k plus strong bonuses and stock
Full Relocation Provided


Our client, a large financial services firm, is looking for a senior level executive to assist with the analysis of numeric, market and operational data.

Director of Statistics Responsibilities:

This Director performs advanced level and/or managerial oversight of the validation of complex statistical and arithmetic models utilized by multiple business lines. This position will be responsible for developing an understanding the model validation requirements and developing and administering a program to meet those needs in a manner that is independent of management. This work will require being a technical consultant and subject matter expert. Included in this role will be the actual performance of model validation and the oversight of work performed by other associates performing model validation work. In addition, this position will be responsible for assessing management's progress of implementing and adhering to model governance standards throughout the company.

  • Manage and develop statistics and analytics professionals who develop predictive models that will be used by clients in the credit card, mortgage and checking business.
  • Manage and develop statistics and analytics professionals who help develop strategies to assist with decision making process.

Director of Statistics Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in statistics, analytics, economics, or biostatistics
  • 8+ years of applied experience
  • Accomplished user of classic statistical tools (for example, linear models, logistic regression, hypothesis testing, sampling)
  • SAS programming, solid on data step and several of the advanced statistical procedures, familiar with macros
  • Experience in any of following: risk management, direct marketing, consumer lending, FICO scoring, mortgage lending, credit card or checking industry.
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Knowledge and experience with any of the following: SAS, SPSS or SQL.
  • Excellent teaching skills & extensive experience in leading change in complex business environments
  • Superior communications skills

To be considered please forward your resume to: brendan [at] brixton.net

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