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Principal Analyst

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As an Equifax Principal Analyst you will play an important role in Client Analytics within Data and Analytics (D&A).  You will support analytical projects utilising CRA data and will help with client queries.  You will have engagements with external clients and internal stakeholders and support revenue deliverables for Equifax UK.  

What you’ll do

  • Our Principal Analysts are responsible for providing external clients with analytical support and project analysis. This includes answering client queries related to data characteristics, scores and also involvement in analytical projects, for example, credit strategy development, model development and other bespoke analytics to solve client specific problems.

  • This position will involve performing analysis of multiple data sources using statistical analysis and computer science to solve business problems. We are looking for someone who is able to communicate analytical results in order to generate improved business decisions and profitability. 

  • The role involves using data mining tools and programming languages (SAS & SQL - mandatory), Python & Pandas and R to prepare data for analysis and business decision making and also involves delivering analytical and commercial solutions for internal and external clients. We need someone who can combine business requirements, existing processes and data knowledge to create analytical solutions. 

What experience you need

  • Relevant degree in Mathematics or Statistics with a 2:1 or above

  • Experience in programming languages, SAS, SQL, Python & Pandas and R in either the commercial arena or at university 

  • Attention to detail

  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with team members and clients at various levels, including business leaders.

What could set you apart

  • Experience with CRA data

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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