Head of Analytics

Chicago, IL

Job Category: Data Science Job Number: 3407 Annual Salary: up to $180K + bonus Industry: Financial Services

Job Description: We are working with a financial services client in Chicago on a critical Head of Analytics opportunity. This individual will be responsible for driving the technical vision for the group and overseeing a small team that runs the full analytics process. Part of your role will involve working with sales team when they meet with prospective clients and from there, inform the direction of the product. In addition, there will be times when you will be hands-on when it comes to utilizing data science techniques and building automated decisioning processes.

Main Responsibilities:
Work with business partners to design and execute product roadmaps for clients
Manage a team of 2, possibly more as they grow
Use technical creativity to solve complex decision processes
Organize, interpret and model data and effectively communicate results



Must Haves:
7+ years of relevant experience, ideally in financial services
Bachelor's degree or higher in a quantitative field
Advanced programming skills and the ability to write customized code
Knowledge of Python or R
Solid experience with statistical/econometric modeling
Consulting experience strongly preferred

Compensation up to $180K base + bonus. 20-30% travel potential.   

keywords: financial services, consulting, R, Python, statistical, modeling, econometric, programming, coding, analytics, data science


Heidi Kalish
Executive Recruiter

Heidi brings a depth of experience and expertise in recruiting quantitative professionals. She has partnered with candidates within predictive analytics, data science, and operations research and understands the nuances of all of these areas.
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