Decision Science Analyst Lead
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Purpose of JobCommunity: Data & Analytics
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This position will entail campaign measurement and testing.
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 by the Decision Science
Analyst 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. Serves as a coach and
mentor; and provides guidance to cross-functional team members to
ensure success in achieving business objectives.
We are currently seeking a talented Decision Science Analyst Lead
for the San Antonio Home Office.
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.
ABOUT USAA IT
Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here,
we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 11
million members who rely on us every day. We are over 3,000
employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team
built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100
Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently
named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce
See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets
USAA Information Technology: A Realistic PreviewJob Requirements
- Leverages expert business/analytical knowledge to lead
discussions with cross-functional teams to understand and
collaborate highly complex business objectives and influence
solution strategies. The business problems analyzed are typically
large scale with significant impact to current and/or future
business strategy. Organizes and oversees the development of
requirements/resources necessary to meet objectives.
- 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 all levels of management.
Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant
points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less
- 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.
- Monitors, understands and adopts emerging technology that can
affect the application of scientific methodologies and/or
quantitative analytical approaches to problem resolutions.
- Succinctly delivers complex analysis/findings in a manner that
conveys understanding, influences senior executives, garners
support for recommendations, drives business decisions, and
influences business strategy.
- Recommendations typically have a major impact on business
- Provides subject matter expertise in operationalizing
- Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics,
Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other quantitative discipline OR
Four 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
- If Bachelor's degree, 8+ years experience in a decision support
analytic function. 3+ years of direct and/or indirect management
experience Or If Master's Degree, 6+ years experience in a decision
support analytic function. 3+ years of direct and/or indirect
management experience Or If PhD, 5+ years experience in a decision
support analytic function 3+ years of direct and/or indirect
- Demonstrates expert skills in mathematical and statistical
techniques and approaches used to drive fact-based
- 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
- Marketing experience.
- Experience designing and executing marketing test.
- Strong visualization skills.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 packages 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 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 manager's approval prior to posting.Last
day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 09/03/19 by
11:59 pm CST time.
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