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Decision Science Analyst Senior (People Analytics)

Company: USAA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Purpose of JobCANDIDATE MAY WORK FROM THE SAN ANTONIO HOME OFFICE, ANY REGIONAL OFFICE, AND/OR REMOTE Provide decision support for business areas across the enterprise. Staff in this area will be responsible for applying mathematical and statistical techniques and/or innovative /quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make `insight to action' recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change. The essence of work performed involves gathering, manipulating and synthesizing data (e.g., attributes, transactions, behaviors, etc.), models and other relevant information to draw conclusions and make recommendations resulting in implementable strategies. Job Requirements - Leverages expert business/analytical knowledge to participate or lead discussions with cross functional teams to understand and collaborate highly complex business objectives and influence solution strategies. - The business problems analyzed are typically medium to large scale with significant impact to current and/or future business strategy. - Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer the business objective and drive the appropriate change. - Translates recommendation into communication materials to effectively present to various levels of management. - Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less technical audiences. - Identifies and gathers the relevant and quality data sources required to fully answer and address the problem for the recommended strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis (EDA). - Integrates/transforms disparate data sources and determines the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply. - Thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and testing to facilitate peer reviews. - Subsequent analysts should be able to rely on documentation to replicate and continue work. - Understands and adopts emerging technology that can affect the application of scientific methodologies and/or quantitative analytical approaches to problem resolutions. - Succinctly delivers analysis/findings in a manner that conveys understanding, influences various levels of management, garners support for recommendations, drives business decisions, and influences business strategy. - Recommendations typically have a major impact on business results. - Provides subject matter expertise in operationalizing recommendations. Minimum Education: - Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other quantitative discipline (4 years work experience in statistics, mathematics or quantitative analytics or related experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree in addition to the minimum years of work experience required) OR A Master's Degree in quantitative analytics or a related field OR A PhD in quantitative analytics or a related field Minimum Experience: - If Bachelor's degree, 6 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function. OR If Master's Degree, 4 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function. OR If PhD, 3 or more years experience in a decision support analytic function - Demonstrates advanced skills in mathematical and statistical techniques and approaches used to drive fact-based decision-making - Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be required *Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level* When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses. Preferred Experience - Experience knowing when a question requires reporting on data vs statistical analysis - 2+ years experience working with R, Python or similar scripting language - 3+ years experience working with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, etc. - Client Management/Consulting experience - Talent analytics, I/O Psychology background a plus The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job. At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. For Internal Candidates: Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have managers approval prior to posting. Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 11/07/19 by 11:59 pm CST time .

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