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Director of Predictive Analytics

Company: Confidential Client
Location: Southfield
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Job Description:

Our IT and Analytics Team Members utilize the latest technology to develop, monitor, and maintain complex practices that help optimize our success.  Our Team Members value being challenged, are encouraged to express their ideas, and have the flexibility to enjoy work life balance.  We build intrinsic value by partnering with all functions of our business to support their success and make strategic business decisions.  We focus on professional development and continuous improvement while enjoying a casual work environment and Great Place to Work culture!



As a Director of Predictive Analytics, you will be expected to be a hands-on developer as well a leader and mentor in the department. The department is responsible for the development of statistical models that drive many of the company’s processes (such as origination, servicing, and finance). Examples of models include (but are not limited to) credit risk scorecard, behavior scorecards, collections models, statistical forecasts, resource allocation, etc.



Outcomes and Activities:

  • This position will work from home; at a future date, occasional planned travel to an office location may be required.  However, this position may be permitted to work at an office location at a future date, if requested by the team member
  • Develop, test and implement statistical models and data infrastructure
  • Actively monitor the performance of models in production
  • Analyze data to drive better business decisions
  • Develop complex programming to extract and manipulate data


  • Excellent professional and academic credentials
  • Master’s or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, economics, etc.
  • 7+ years experience developing predictive models, including originations and behavior models
  • 5+ years programming in the SAS computer language
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to confidently interact with senior business leaders


  • Advanced SAS programming certification
  • Experience in the consumer lending industry, with some preference given to automobile finance experience
  • Experience leading direct reports
  • Recent consulting or small company experience

Keywords: Confidential Client, Southfield , Director of Predictive Analytics, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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