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Technical Lead in Skipton at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Technical Lead
Department: Operations / First Line Assurance / Credit Risk
Location: Skipton
Contract Type: Permanent
Number of Jobs: 1
Salary: £40k - £70k (depending on experience)
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced analytics professional (Technical Lead) at our Skipton office.
This role will play a key part in the development and maintenance of new and existing analytics products and data driven services. In addition, the role holder will provide technical support to the wider team, acting as a subject matter expert (SME) to support team and company initiatives.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong analytical and data science skills with evidence of being able to practically apply these skills in a business environment. Ideally, they will also have experience of some or all of the following: credit risk, project management, financial services and prudential regulation (e.g. analytical related aspects of IRB and IFRS9).
Role Responsibility:
•   Take responsibility for leading analytics projects across a range of application areas. This will cover credit risk analytics and modelling, but may extend to other domains such as customer relationship management and business optimisation.
•   Be hands-on in developing analytical services such as IRB and IFRS9 models, operational models for customer management and business optimisation.
•   Undertaking ad-hoc analysis to support internal and external clients.
•   Providing technical support to other members of the analytics team to help develop their analytical capability. This includes mentoring junior analysts, keeping abreast of industry developments and providing team/client briefings, and providing technical challenge and validation to more senior members of the team and/or other teams and clients.
•   Ability to engage knowledgably and confidently with clients and industry experts.
•   Support Peers, the Head of Analytics and Director of Business Intelligence in achieving corporate goals.
•   Work with the Group’s teams on the development and roll out of new products and services and provide support on strategic initiatives.
Required Qualifications/Experience:
•   Educated to degree level or equivalent (ideally with a significant mathematics and/or statistics content).
•   Higher degree desirable.
•   Proven track record of managing and delivering analytical projects to a high standard, on time and to budget.
•   Experience of developing predictive models.
•   Experience of business analytics, ideally with a background in Financial Services.
•   Highly numerate, with excellent analytical skills.
•   Good working knowledge of data manipulation tools such as SQL, and data science tools such as SAS, R and Python.
•   Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
•   Good communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.

Additional Information:
Your Benefits Package
The opportunity to own a slice of Computershare through our employee share plan as well as taking advantage of a range of flexible employee benefits.
Who are we?
Computershare Loan Services is the UK’s largest third-party mortgage servicer, with 3,000 employees managing over £70bn of assets for over 60 clients across 500,000 customer accounts.  Our outsourced mortgage servicing solutions include exceptional debt management and customer service capabilities, mortgage origination, asset trading, best-in-class analytics and much more.

As well as the UK and Ireland, Computershare Loan Services also services mortgages in the USA and manages more than a million residential mortgage accounts globally. Computershare is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and employs 16,000 people around the world, including over 4,000 in the UK.

Computershare’s UK headquarters are in Bristol, with their mortgage servicing operation based in Skipton and Crossflatts in Yorkshire, Doxford near Sunderland and Derry in Northern Ireland.
Computershare has also been recognised for its global environmental efforts and as a good employer for working families.
As an organisation we offer you the opportunity to develop, provide you with the tools you need to do your job effectively and we always promote career opportunities internally. We are a forward thinking, innovative and results driven organisation and we are keen to speak to like-minded people. To find out more about us please visit our website: