Lead Risk Analyst - IHM

Last updated one month ago
Location:Riverwoods, Illinois

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With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Job Description

TITLE: Lead Risk Analyst

DUTIES: Discover Products, Inc. seeks Lead Risk Analyst in Riverwoods, IL, to lead modeling projects, including design, data preparation, development, implementation, documentation, monitoring, and refinement. Monitor system and model performance. Conduct advanced statistical analyses to identify suspicious activity patterns, industry risk, and issues concerning money laundering or other financial crimes. Develop and deploy queries against enterprise data warehouses and system data for internal metric reporting. Provide data support, including data extraction, aggregation, and quality checks. Assist with the simulation and analysis for model development. Partner with technology teams to prepare implementation documents. Participate in the implementation of models. Provide innovative ideas to improve model performance. Identify and evaluate data elements. Promote a risk-aware culture to ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or a related quantitative field and two (2) years of experience in job offered or related position: utilizing modeling techniques, including model design, data preparation, and model development; performing statistical analyses using techniques, including descriptive statistics and inferential statistics; and utilizing technologies, including SAS, SQL, R, and Python.

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website https://jobs.discover.com/ for Job ID R3270 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.

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