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Senior Statistician, SAS Expert, SQL

Job Title:

Senior Statistician, SAS Expert, SQL

Location:

Union, NJ

Industry:

Information Technology

Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior Statistician with a strong passion for turning large data into actionable insights that drive improved business performance.  They must have strong critical thinking skills and a passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data.

 

In this highly dynamic and fast-paced environment, this individual will be responsible for manipulating and analyzing complex data from varying sources in order to derive meaningful insight that drives business action.  They will be integral in transforming the way that the organization interacts and communicates with our customers through the implementation of advanced statistical methods.  This position will have the opportunity to produce dynamic analytic solutions to support the strategic goals of the company, directly impacting the company’s bottom line.

 

The role is positioned within our Customer & Business Analytics department.  The Customer & Business Analytics department is a World Class Analytics group, responsible for providing actionable insights into various aspects of the business to drive value and support improvements within the business.   Analytic focus areas include Business Performance, Customer Intelligence, CRM & Optimization as well as Web Analytics.

Responsibilities:

 

·         Mine and translate data into meaningful insights and recommendations for the operational and strategic business units

·         Answer key business questions by using analytical & statistical techniques on data

·         Analyze, interpret & communicate the results of experiments to the business units

·         Evaluate and modify statistical methodologies, techniques and processes

·         Work with cross-functional teams on the day-to-day execution of data & analytics projects and initiatives

·         Produce segmentation and modeling solutions to support the strategic goals of the company

·         Create reports, documentation and scoring code as part of the analysis process.  Produce expected performance measures including lifts, efficiencies, confidence intervals and other statistical measures

·         Measure results of all analysis or programs and clearly communicate results to the analytics leadership team

·         Audit statistical analysis for accuracy

·         Implement appropriate quality control procedures for analysis, reporting and scoring

·         Evaluate and modify statistical methodologies, techniques and processes

·         Develop process improvements, share expertise with others and continually strive to improve overall contributions to the department

 

Job Requirements:

Experience & Personal Qualities:

 

·         A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision

·         Strong background in statistical concepts including regression analysis, factoring, clustering, decision trees, A/B testing and experimental design

·         Experience with various data types (e.g. Relational, unstructured, Hierarchical, etc)

·         The ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner  

·         Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task  

·         Work independently with minimal supervision

·         Be detail-oriented and comfortable with a fast-paced, structured, retail environment 

 

Education/Certification:             

 

·         A minimum Master's degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics or a related field  

 

Required Knowledge:                 

 

·         Expert knowledge of SAS and SQL

 

Experience Required:                 

 

·         5 – 8 years professional experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches

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