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Statistical Analyst, Commercial Credit Strategy Consulting


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

For external candidates, this position has to sit in our Chicago office and will be required to come into the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Reporting to the Director of Credit Strategy Consulting, the Statistical Analyst will be responsible for performing a variety of quantitative analyses for Equifax members, or prospective members, financial and non-financial institutions, across the U.S.  Working with other Analytics professionals, Sales, Operations, and I.T. staff, and with management.

This position provides extensive opportunity for the right individual to be creative, grow, learn new things, and advance professionally. Intelligence, dedication, and the ability to work in an unstructured environment are the keys to success in this position.

What you’ll do

  • Analyze the predictiveness of Equifax’s scores and risk models for specific institutions

  • Analyze the predictiveness of institutions' own scores, models and current credit/risk practices

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various methods of combining multiple scores and models, using alternative credit decisioning strategies, calculating the resulting economic impact, and presenting the findings to the institutions

  • Work with institutions to help develop special datasets to be used to build custom scores and models

  • Participate in the production of custom consulting analytics for clients

  • Design of new periodic statistics, proof of concept tools, score analysis, and customized research for clients

  • Be able to explain complex analyses and findings to internal stakeholders and external customers

  • Work on a variety of other projects, as they arise

  • Travel: up to 10%  (e.g. once per quarter, usually a day trip or one night stay) 

What experience you need 

  • College degree with a quantitative major (mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering) or a business/economics major with significant quantitative coursework 

  • 2-5 years of professional experience are required

What could set you apart

  • Master’s Degree 

  • High level of mathematical ability and logical thinking 

  • Fluent English and strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Knowledge of SQL, SAS, R or programming languages

  • Experience working in credit/risk, data analytics, or financial services roles

  • Coursework or practical experience with Accounting and Statistics



We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

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. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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