Statistical Analyst

QPC is revolutionizing insurance underwriting through innovative and technology-rich solutions to risk management problems. We are looking for bright, energetic, hard working individuals with good business sense who enjoy working in fast paced environments and who are willing to assume diverse and increasing responsibilities.



Quality Planning Company: Quality Planning
Location: San Francisco, CA
Web: www.qualityplanning.com

Quality Planning (QPC), a unit of Verisk Analytics, is an insurance solutions company specializing in analytics, information and decision support for the private passenger automobile insurance industry. Our clients include many of the nation's leading property and casualty insurers.

QPC is revolutionizing insurance underwriting through innovative and technology-rich solutions to risk management problems. We are looking for bright, energetic, hard working individuals with good business sense who enjoy working in fast paced environments and who are willing to assume diverse and increasing responsibilities. Our work environment is fun and informal but highly professional.

Verisk Analytics, a NASDAQ100 company, is a leading source of information about risk. We offer risk-assessment services and decision analytics to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, risk management, and other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. To learn more about Verisk Analytics visit www.verisk.com.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Statistical Analyst. The ideal candidate is highly inquisitive, organized and detail oriented, and can think strategically and will be able to learn our business logic and enhance our existing models and build new ones to meet client needs.

In this position, you will work in a team to manage all aspects of predictive-modeling projects, including research, model development, validation and implementation, and data analysis and performance in both the auto and property insurance sectors.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in statistics, mathematics, or related field. Must have a minimum of MS degree to apply.
  • Superior analytical skills - ability to develop performance measures, identify, measure, and track factors that drive operational success and failure, diagnosis of operational issues, and support operations as required.
  • Experience building predictive models on very large datasets.
  • Thorough understanding of logistic models, linear regression and data mining including variable selection, impact studies and validation.
  • Experience with neural networks and geospatial analytics a plus.
  • Understanding of insurance or fraud or risk management, a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAS and SQL (S-Plus\R a plus) required.
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects to deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to explain technical results to technical and non-technical audiences; ability to publish interesting research papers, a plus.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, vision, short and long term disability and life insurance, flexible health and dependent care spending accounts, commute assistance, 401(k), and vacation.

To be considered for this position, please provide the following:
1. Cover letter summarizing related experience and expertise
2. Resume
3. Salary history and expectations
4. Professional references

_Contact_:
For immediate consideration please submit your applications via email to:
jobs@qualityplanning.com

Please include Statistical Analyst in the subject line. For more information on Quality Planning, an equal opportunity employer, visit www.qualityplanning.com.

Due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to respond to every applicant. Direct applicants only. PLEASE NO RECRUITERS.