International Research Data Analyst with SQL, R

Full Time On Site (Full Time) @TransUnion in Information Technology
  • Pune, Maharashtra, India View on Map
  • Post Date : September 20, 2021
  • Apply Before : October 20, 2021

Job Description

About the job

What We’ll Bring

At TransUnion, we have data on millions of credit active consumers in over 30 countries around the world. But having data means nothing without curious analytical minds to unlock the meaning of it. Our team leads TransUnion’s efforts as a thought leader in the lending industry, creating meaningful research studies and analyses on the topics that are of most interest to our customers. We have a large, diverse client base ranging from top financial institutions to credit unions, in markets that range from mature to emerging. We pride ourselves on our ability to bring innovative ideas and solutions to market, leveraging our extensive experience in credit data and analytics. The Research and Consulting team represents a dynamic blend of financial services industry experience and analytic expertise, creating a diverse, global team that is well suited to lead TransUnion’s position as a thought leader and credit data partner.

As an analyst on our team, you will join a global group of statisticians, data scientists, and industry experts on a mission to extract insights from data and put them to good use. You will have an opportunity to be a part of a variety of analytical projects in a collaborative environment and be recognized for the work you deliver. TransUnion offers a culture of lifelong learning and as an analyst here, your growth potential is limitless.

The analyst role within the Research and Consulting team is responsible for delivering market-level business intelligence both to TransUnion’s senior management and to Financial Services customers. You will work on projects across international markets, including Canada, Hong Kong, UK, South Africa, India, and Colombia. To be successful in this position, you must have good organizational skills, a strategic mindset, and a flexible predisposition. You will also be expected to become more independent over time and able to lead and present projects with minimal supervision.

What You’ll Bring

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, or an equivalent discipline
  • Advanced proficiency with one or more statistical programming languages such as R
  • Advanced proficiency writing SQL queries for data extraction
  • Experience with big data platforms (e.g. Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark) preferred
  • Advanced experience with the MS Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and contribute to multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly analytical mindset with the curiosity to dig deeper into data, trends, and consumer behavior
  • A strong interest in the areas of banking, consumer lending, and finance is paramount, with a curiosity as to why consumers act the way they do with their credit
  • Strong work ethic with the passion for team success

Impact You’ll Make

  • You will develop a strong understanding of consumer credit data and how it applies to industry trends and research across different international markets
  • You will dig in by extracting data and performing segmentation and statistical analyses on large population datasets (using languages such as R, SQL, and Python on Linux and PC computing platforms)
  • You will conduct analyses and quantitative research studies designed to understand complex industry trends and dynamics, leveraging a variety of statistical techniques
  • You will deliver analytic insights and recommendations in succinct and compelling presentations for internal and external customers at various levels including an executive audience; you may lead key presentations to clients
  • You will perform multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with changing requirements and deadlines
  • You will develop strong consulting skills to be able to help external customers by understanding their business needs and aligning them with TransUnion’s product offerings and capabilities
  • You will help to cultivate an environment that promotes excellence, innovation, and a collegial spirit
  • Through all these efforts, you will be a key contributor to driving the perception of TransUnion as an authority on lending dynamics and a worthwhile, trusted partner to our clients and prospects

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