Associates First Capital Corp. Job 7/27/99

Job Posting

Job Title:
Decision Science Modeler I

Associates First Capital Corporation is a leading provider of consumer and commercial financing, leasing and related services through 2,404 offices in eight countries. Headquartered in Dallas, it has managed assets of more than $63 billion and is one of the nation's 100 largest corporations, based on market capitalization.

The Credit Card Operations Division of the Associates offers Visa and MasterCard credit cards to consumers nationwide through Associates National Bank, based in Wilmington, Delaware. In addition to its own bank cards, The Associates provides co-branded bank cards with other corporations, as well as Visa in the United Kingdom and MasterCard in Japan.  In addition to bank cards, The Associates also offers proprietary gasoline cards on behalf of Amoco, Texaco and Clark Oil.

The Decision Science group was created a year ago to insure The Associates maintains a competitive position in the credit card marketplace.  Beginning with 5 people the group has quickly grown to 23 and is continuing to expand.  By year end, the group will achieved its goal of being one of the most advanced modeling and analytic departments in the industry.

Job Description:
This position is responsible for the development of statistical models and decision logic to support marketing and risk management initiatives.  In addition this position will provide analysis and consulting to support the business in the use of decision science tools.  The person is also responsible for determining the statistical technique, sampling procedures, and scoring algorithms for decision science applications.

Position Requirements:	
n Masters degree or higher in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Psychology, Political Science or other quantitative social science
n At least 9 hours of graduate courses in statistics or econometrics at or above the level of mathematical statistics
n At least 3 hours graduate credit in limited dependent variable analysis
n Prefer experience with SAS

Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary greater than $40,000 depending upon experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefit package including 401K, profit sharing, medical, dental, and vision coverage.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to:

Mark Warren
The Associates
Associates Credit Card Services, Inc.
Decision Science
6400 Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039-2900