Purpose of Job
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.
In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, and we've ranked
among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly Employers 13
years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage
veterans and veteran spouses to apply.
This role is designated for leading a team of analysts who
support Deposit business analytics and decision making processes,
including business strategy, technology modernization and process
improvement. The Director plays a significant leadership role in
partnering with the business and technology partners while
implementing strategic priorities at the business level for
analytical and operational data needs.
Leads and develops a highly analytical staff that provides
decision support for business areas across the enterprise. By
serving as a strategic partner to the business this function 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.
* As a strategic partner, collaborates or participates with
other analytical leaders in executing the strategic direction of
the business using mathematical and statistical techniques and/or
innovative/quantitative analytical approaches. * Builds and manages
a strong decision science analytical team. * Establishes
performance objectives and provides ongoing feedback and coaching.
* Maintains high team morale. * Develops team reputation as highly
skilled experts in the area of decision science support. * Oversees
and coordinates analytical tasks which include the evaluation of
the business problem, analytical methodology, validation,
documentation and presentation of findings and recommendations. *
Will also include development and delivery of analytical tools. *
Monitors, understands and adopts emerging technology that can
affect the application of scientific methodologies and/or
quantitative analytical approaches to problem resolutions. *
Identify additional resources needs ranging from IT investments,
3rd party support or additional analysts. * Provide business
rationale and justification for additional needs. * Understands the
business direction, environment and strategies, to identify and
recommend solutions which influence the business and drive change.
* Partners with enterprise analytics teams to build USAA core
analytics capabilities and processes.
* Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics,
Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other quantitative discipline. 4
additional 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. * If Bachelor's degree, 8 or more years
experience in a decision support analytic function. 3 or more years
of direct and/or indirect management experience OR If
Master's Degree, 6 or more years experience in a decision
support analytic function. 3 or more years of direct and/or
indirect management experience OR If PhD, 5 or more years
experience in a decision support analytic function. * 3 or more
years of direct and/or indirect management experience.
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
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.
* Master's or PhD in a quantitative discipline * 5+
years of banking or financial services background * 5+ years of
experience in data analytics leadership/ management * Strong
analytical experience leveraging Business Intelligence tools *
Experience under big bank heightened standards * Experience
building out new teams and developing talent within teams * Ability
to build strong cross-functional relationships. * Demonstrated
experience in mathematical and statistical techniques and approach
used to drive fact based decision-making. * Strong organizational,
interpersonal, analytical and verbal and written communications
skills. * Skilled at influencing senior level management and key
stakeholders. * Significant USAA product line experience. *
Extensive knowledge in Planning & Forecasting discipline. *
Thought leadership to drive change in a dynamic organization.
Experience with product funnel analysis.
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.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences
to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven
cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers .
Relocation assistance is 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
9/13/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .