Pearson Senior Statistician in London, United Kingdom

Senior Statistician

Description

The role of the Senior Statistician is instrumentalto our work. It requires the provision of statistical expertise for assessmentresearch, and for the design, planning and analyses of current tasks. We areseeking an exceptional Senior Statistician to carry out a variety of unique andinteresting analyses including the use of logistic regression to detectatypical behaviour, predictive modelling and sampling methodologies. Inaddition, the Senior Statistician will provide statistical support andresearch, including the preparation and evaluation of statistical data toensure the effective running of the examination process and the maintenance ofsubject, year-on-year and inter-board comparability.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • 2.1 or above in a numerate degree including standard statisticaltechniques.

  • Higher degree involving statistics/mathematics, or 5 years’ experiencein assessment research (technical).

  • Positive manner with the ability to communicate well with colleagues andstakeholders.

  • Knowledge of modelling techniques

Desirable:

  • Psychometric knowledge or experience

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Technology

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 18, 2017