The Analytics team at FICO’s Australian offices provides consulting services to leading banks, financial institutions, telecom companies, and retailers across the ANZ market as well as providing support in Asia Pacific. The team works on a wide variety of projects across analytical models and strategy development, optimization, and regulatory compliance using the latest analytic tools & techniques.

FICO is expanding its footprint for ML/AI solutions using alternate data and advanced algorithms built and deployed using a suite of FICO products/ solutions such as Analytics Work Bench (AWB); Xpress Insight; and Decision Management Platform (DMP).

This role will play a key role in propelling our ML/AI strategy by demonstrating skills in data identification/ preparation; algorithm selection/ comparison; model development and deployment.


Manage projects focused on ML/AI and provide consulting services to clients on a wide range of advanced analytics-based services.
Understand client objectives and create a credible project plan based on types of data available, possible algorithm choices, and implementation options
Work with data ingestion/transformation tools to prepare modeling data, including streaming components such as transaction/ website/ social data
Build relevant suite of ML/AI models and test/ compare various algorithm choices and modeling/ convergence parameters
Present results and help clients understand the models and their usage in operations
Work with deployment teams to help implement the models on client/ cloud infrastructure
Interact with global FICO experts to track the latest updates to tools/ methodologies and also provide feedback on client adoption/ experience from completed projects




Desired Skills and Experience

Advanced degrees in applied mathematics, statistics, operations research, industrial engineering, computer science, or related technical discipline.
10+ years of experience in advanced analytics with client-facing project management and delivery experience including at least 3-5 years of building ML/AI models
Deep statistical modeling and data mining competence, with exposure to applications in scoring, forecasting, recommendation systems, and digital/ social media analytics
Expertise in supervised/ unsupervised learning including ensemble methods (random forest/ gradient boosting classifiers), neural networks, collaborative filtering, and network analysis. Exposure to NLP/ text mining will be an added advantage.
Software skills should include at least two or more of Python, R, or SAS; as well as big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop/ Hive etc. Familiarity with Tableau, Qlikview, or other reporting/ visualization tools will also be helpful.
Strong command of English language with ability to communicate persuasively and effectively.
Exhibit strong leadership skills, provide direction/ mentorship to more junior staff, and help build the right combination of talent/ skills in order to grow the charter and impact of the team.
Personal Characteristics

Highly-driven and results focused. Willing to stretch to meet tight timelines.
Cares deeply about quality of output and invests time and energy to ensure deliverables meet/ exceed client expectations.
Good team player with the ability to collaborate effectively across geographies/ time zones.
Possess the ability to influence without authority in a matrixed management environment.
Willing to travel (up to 50% of time).
About FICO

Headquartered in Silicon Valley USA, FICO™ (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics that drive smarter decisions. Our groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed.
FICO pioneered the use of mathematical optimization within credit risk decisioning more than 15 years ago. Since disrupting the status quo with a combination of market-leading solvers and advanced analytics, we have been on a journey to democratize the use of optimization, putting its power in the hands of business users.
Our combination of experienced data scientists, industry-leading analytic technology stack, and innovative analytics help our customers realize the potential of their data to make better decisions and drive tangible benefits.
FICO’s innovative solutions include the FICO(R) Score – the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States – along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy.
Most of the world’s top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharma businesses and government agencies rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits, and meet regulatory and competitive demands.
FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through www.myFICO.com.
Learn more about FICO at www.fico.com.
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Educational level:

Master Degree

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Senior (5+ years of experience)

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About FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation)

FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) provides analytics and decision-making services that help financial services companies makecomplex decisions.