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Sr. Risk Statistician

Location Las Vegas, NV
Salary $100,000-$120,000
Bonus 10%
Sponsorship Yes
Relocation Yes
Job Category Risk
Yrs Experience 3
Job ID 1113

Job Description

This position is a part of the Risk Management department but supports the entire bank. The model development team challenges the status quo through their machine learning-powered predictive models that touch on the entire customer lifecycle including response, credit underwriting, fraud, usage, profitability & collection. As the Sr. Risk Statistician, you will lead the model development & enhancement; provide guidance to the junior modelers.


• Performs complex analyses &/or modeling that maximizes profits &/or asset growth & minimizes credit &/or operating losses & other risk exposures.

• Provides analytical support to ensure the company goals are met.

• Partners with technology groups to define business requirements.

• Performs user acceptance testing & implementing complex changes.

• Provides work direction to lower level analysts.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor degree in quantitative area such as statistics, econometrics, economics mathematics, or a minimum of 2 years of college-level business or statistical classes & equivalent industry experience.

• 3+ years of model development experience

• Hands-on experience with statistical tools such as R, Python, SAS & database query languages (e.g., SQL)

• Proficiency in regression models, descriptive statistics, Bayesian Inference, Decision Tree Models, Advanced time series forecasting.

Preferred (Not Required):

• Graduate degree

• Machine Learning algorithms for pattern recognition & predictive analytics such as random forest & gradient boosting

• Risk management or financial industry experience.

• Knowledge of financial analysis, credit reporting & profitability drivers.



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