Consultant - Research(Public Sector)
TransUnion
Chennai
12h ago

What We'll Bring :

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.

This role within the Research and Consulting team is responsible for delivering market-level business intelligence both to TransUnion’s senior management and to our US public sector customers.

You will work on projects to strengthen TransUnion’s position as an innovator in the US public sector by combining TU’s internal consumer information with publicly-available government datasets to uncover actionable insights for federal and state agencies.

To be successful in this position you must be a self-starter able to quickly and effectively respond to data requests across a variety of contexts.

This position requires a curious mind for analyzing data from disparate sources and in different combinations, and the skillset necessary to stay organized across concurrent projects.

You will also be expected to work independently to execute analytic tasks assigned to you and proactively communicate your progress.

What You'll Bring :

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
  • 4+ years of data analysis experience with large data sets
  • 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
  • Strong work ethic with the passion for team success
  • Impact You'll Make :

    How You’ll Contribute :

  • You will develop a strong understanding of consumer credit data, device intelligence, and fraud trends and how those apply to research across different public sector contexts
  • 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 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 will perform multiple tasks simultaneously and successfully navigate 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 a thought leader in the US public sector and a trusted partner to our clients and prospects
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