Arch

  • Senior Statistical Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-1990
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Data Analytics
  • Overview

    The Company

     

    Arch Capital Group Ltd. is a Bermuda-based company which provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis.  Arch Capital Services Inc. provides support and expertise to entities across ACGL to help them operate effectively and efficiently. Arch is committed to helping its associates create what’s next by providing access to a variety of programs supporting your professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth. We seek talent that thinks innovatively, values collaboration and will go the extra mile to serve our customers and develop our company.

    Responsibilities

    Desired Skills

    • Responsible for the development and maintenance of complex statistical models that are used across the Mortgage Group.
    • Work as a solo performer or part of a team to complete tasks.
    • Operate under general guidance from management and has latitude to determine the most effective methods to obtain results.
    • Extract data from company databases or other sources using query and programming languages, and perform reconciliations to ensure accuracy.
    • Implement changes where necessary.
    • Analyze large and highly complex datasets to reveal trends and to determine impact.
    • Assess and determine the appropriate modeling technique to use for the particular project being worked on.
    • Independently structure project plans for model builds and understand inter-dependency of steps.
    • Select features to be used in development of statistical models.
    • Use features to develop statistical models that are leveraged in production by Actuarial, Pricing and Structured Transaction teams.
    • Produce exhibits to support analytic approaches used and to demonstrate that models have been built in line with best practices.
    • Document models that are approved to be used in production.
    • Tools used: SAS; R; SQL; SAS; and MS Excel.

     

    Qualifications

    Desired Skills

    • Must have experience with machine learning tools/languages including SAS and R.
    • Must have experience with querying tools/languages including SQL, SAS and basic programming concepts and principles.
    • Must have advanced proficiency in MS Excel.
    • Must have the ability to convert raw data into meaningful formats for analysis.
    • Must be detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.
    • Must have excellent organizational skills to manage independent work.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with internal and external contacts.
    • Must have a willingness to travel domestically up to 10% of the time

    Required Education/Experience 

    • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Statistics, Analytics, Mathematics or a related field.
    • Must have two (2) years of experience in the job offered or two (2) years of advanced proficiency in statistical modeling techniques such as Gradient boosting algorithm, or linear regression, or logistic regression, or GLM.

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