RELX Group Manager Statistical Modeling in Alpharetta, Georgia
Manager Statistical Modeling
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
This position will manage a team of statistical modelers who work closely with the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Insurance Business team: Verticals, Product Management, Sales and customers. They will work to design and execute all phases of analytical projects from data acquisition to analysis to model development to production support.
Manage client projects and balance day-to-day production assignments, research assignments and will contribute to the advancement of the group’s analytical knowledge-base.
Provide tactical direction, oversight of team's work and present results to internal and external audiences
Engage with client analysts to specify and obtain all required inputs for analytics tool configuration, including the modeling solution
Allocate resources or respond directly to client questions, concerns, and project needs
Utilize existing insights to develop a candidate set of variables for use as loss, conversion, retention, elasticity, or other predictors
Develop adequate test designs and periodic validation strategies as dictated by either internal mandate, regulatory or client desire
Identify tradeoffs or approximations that result from the selected inputs. Identify, procure, and analyze client management reports, using these to reconcile tool output prior to use
Create models with a subset of these variables using advanced techniques including significance, correlation and fit testing, and variable transformations and Analytics modeling tools and R or SAS as needed
Propose and create suitable GLMs for volume, endorsement, cancellation, and other models, addressing the nuances of the model purpose. Summarize results and present back to all stakeholders
Research and develop solutions including (but not limited to) user interface design, data analysis and transformation, model creation and analysis, premium rating, execution of data conversion scripts, licensing, and reporting. Understand breadth of related products and design appropriate interfaces.
Keeps Senior Management apprised of progress through effective communication of status and next steps on all generic and custom model development efforts in support of sales opportunities and product development initiatives
Hires, trains, retain, and motivate a team of highly insightful and customer focused Modeling resources.
Masters Degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or quantitative methods (or equivalent years experience), Advanced degree and/or Actuarial designation preferred
7+ years experience in data analysis and manipulation, predictive modeling, and statistical analysis, including at least 2 years in a lead or supervisory role
Applied modeling and analytics experience in applicable industry
Expert user of SAS, SPSS or equivalent analytic software
Thorough understanding of various statistical methodologies including linear regression, logistic regression, neural networks, and CHAID/CART
Good understanding of the regulatory environment, internal policies and procedures of perspective clients, and a keen understanding of the markets within which LNRM operates
Excellent analytical and project management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills including Customer-facing and teleconference presentation skills
Fluency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Ability to influence peers, subordinates, and superiors.
At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or firstname.lastname@example.org.