Graduate Consultant

Birmingham, UK
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FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading global analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions. Join our world-class team today and fulfill your career potential!

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

At FICO you will be able to grow with a company that knows how to develop talent. We are genuinely excited at the diversity of thought and innovation that graduates bring to our business and are looking for the very best talent to join our world class team of professionals.

FICO is the industry leader in taking data, applying analytics, predicting consumer behaviour, and then optimizing interactions with consumers based on that insight. As an Analytic Consultant you will be responsible for the development and delivery of statistical & machine learning models and optimization applications. You’ll develop your skills by working on client projects throughout the EMEA region, including travel on-site, and will be able to take on early responsibility for their success.

You’ll have access to a wide range of training resources and the opportunity to engage with colleagues across the business to develop knowledge of FICO technology and build your professional network. Throughout your time as a graduate, you’ll be supported and mentored by your manager and a peer-buddy within our experienced analytics team.

What You’ll Contribute:

Work closely with clients to understand business challenges and translate them into unique analytic solutions.
Combine data analysis, mathematical modelling, data science, and consulting skills to solve complex problems for our clients and add value to their business.
Build analytic models using a variety of statistical approaches and explain technical results to client stakeholders.
Learn about FICO technology and how it can be used to improve our clients’ decision-making processes.
Make use of FICO technology such as Analytics Workbench, Decision Optimizer, or Xpress to develop standalone models and decision strategies, or end-to-end software applications.
Train clients in analytic methodology and the use of FICO software.
Continually extend your own capabilities and expertise to better advise clients on their strategic direction.

What We’re Seeking:

Strong academic background in a relevant technical degree in Data Science, Operational Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar STEM subject or equivalent commercial experience.
Working knowledge of at least one programming language, for example, Python, R, Mosel, java, JavaScript, etc.
Commitment and passion to pursue a career in technology and data science.
Strong analytic and problem-solving skills & evidence-based approach to solve complex real-world problems.
Aptitude for translating business problems into analytic solution statements.
Strong appetite for learning and exceptional attention to detail with the capacity to think independently.
Excellent communication skills are essential for this role including the ability to translate complicated concepts for both technical and non-technical audiences.
Professional demeanor, motivation to take on early responsibility, and ability to maintain high performance under time pressure.
Able to speak English fluently in a business environment.

Our Offer to You:

A culture and work environment strongly reflecting our core values: Act Like an Owner, Delight Our Customers and Earn the Respect of Others.
The opportunity to make a difference by leveraging your unique strengths.
Flexible work options, opportunities to give back to your community, social events with colleagues and a comprehensive benefits program inclusive of progressive parental leave.
Tuition Reimbursement Programme – FICO encourages and supports the ongoing professional development of all colleagues and we will reimburse you up to $5,000 USD every fiscal year for the direct costs (tuition, fees, and books) of obtaining degrees or professional certifications. Direct costs up to $5,000 USD per year are 100% reimbursed.
Highly competitive compensation and bonus scheme with other benefits:
Contributory Group Personal Pension Plan.
Private Medical Insurance.
Income Protection Scheme.
Life Assurance Plan.
Dental Insurance.
Eye Care Assistance.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Discounted Gym Memberships.

Why Make a Move to FICO?

At FICO, you can develop your career with a leading organization in one of the fastest-growing fields in technology today – Big Data analytics.  You’ll play a part in our commitment to help businesses use data to improve every choice they make, using advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive and prescriptive modeling, and much more.

FICO makes a real difference in the way businesses operate worldwide:

Credit Scoring — 150+ billion FICO Scores have been sold to date, making it the most used credit score in the world.
Fraud Detection and Security — 2.6+ billion payment cards globally are protected by FICO fraud systems.
Lending — 3/4 of US mortgages are approved using the FICO Score.
Anti-Money Laundering — our solutions check more than half a billion transactions a day to prevent criminal schemes such as terrorist financing

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