“The candidate will lead the delivery of Analytic and Optimization Professional Services client projects using Decision Optimizer (DO) and Xpress Optimization software. A background in analytic model building and hands-on model development experience in Application, Behavior, Collection, Marketing and Propensity modeling is preferred and Optimization experience is required.” Quote by Director Analytics Consulting
Candidate should also have had exposure to model building tools such as FICO Model Builder, SAS, SPSS, R or Python. The person should exhibit strong leadership skills, mentorship and direction to more junior staff and be equally as comfortable in a role that blends both the business side with technical skills of Analytical modeling.
We strongly prefer candidates with real-world experience, broad, big-picture understanding of risk, who can communicate with both business and technical people, as well as understand the challenges institutions face in the decision making process behind the lending process. Position is located in San Rafael, CA (relocation required if not already in the area).
What will you do in this role?
•Manage projects focused on Analytics and Optimization and provide consulting services to clients on a wide range of advanced analytics-based services.
•Consult with clients around adoption and on-going use of DO / Xpress approaches, and identify Analytic and Optimization Professional Services opportunities through client interactions.
•Create high performance optimization models to meet client requirements.
•Develop analytic processes and procedures, working across departments to enhance FICO analytic & optimization tools, techniques and offerings.
*Support the development of Professional Services Analytic solutions using DO / Xpress optimization software.
•Contribute to pricing, hours, budgeting, and contract review and delivery methodology for DO / Xpress Professional Services offerings.
What experience/skills will you need?
•Master's degree or Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics, operations research, industrial engineering, computer science, or related technical discipline or equivalent professional experience beyond a BS degree.
•4+ years of experience in optimization solution development with Project Management and client focused delivery experience (travel to client sites when necessary) specifically building optimization models in some of the following categories: logistics, supply chain management, revenue optimization, scheduling optimization, pricing optimization, credit line Increase, Initial credit line and collections.
•Experience with various modeling methodologies in a development role, including the building of risk models/scorecards and decision models.
•Experience working with commercial Mathematical Optimization Software: Xpress, Gurobi, and/or IBM CPLEX with some knowledge/experience in commercial model development platforms such as AIMMS, AMPL, GAMS, OPL, Xpress-Mosel, Concert, MPL.
•Experience with a programming language such as C/Python or a combination of programming languages.
•Successful management in leading teams toward completion of medium scale projects setting priorities, identifying roadblocks and working to get them removed, and understanding the importance of meeting client/internal deadlines. Possess the ability to influence without authority in a matrixed management environment.
•High performance culture promoting recognition, rewards and professional development
•Competitive base salary coupled with attractive role-specific incentive plan
•Comprehensive benefits program
Fulfill Your Potential and apply to requisition #18499 today at: http://www.fico.com/en/careers