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Senior Manager Data Science - Discover Student Loans

Company: Discover
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description Responsible for providing thought leadership and strategic thinking to solve business problems by leveraging techniques such as segmentation, optimization, and advanced analytics. This role will closely monitor performance metrics and KPIs to ensure goals are met and course correct as necessary. Manages a large team of high performing quantitative analysts and/or managers and will be responsible for ensuring the team stays motivated and engaged. He/she will manage team performance, coach and develop employees and hire the right talent. This role will identify, prioritize and supervise the team to flawlessly execute on initiatives, set strategic direction for the team on analytic initiatives as well as develop analytic core capabilities that enable better decision making and nimble action.Responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership and strategic thinking to translate business problem into analytical framework(s) and independently recommend actions and provide business insights. Lead the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, and prescriptive analytics to solve business problems.
  • Operate as a subject matter expert on analysis methodology and statistical modeling, database tables and configuration, query logic and data normalization, and financial impact analysis.
  • Establish and maintain effective performance tracking; identify process improvement opportunities, form hypotheses, propose/design analyses to determine root cause of problems and assess impact to customers or agents.
  • Recruit, develop, and retain talent; manage and set priorities of analysts, assign projects and allocate resources, communicate business performance and project progress to management and business partners.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to understand their business needs, formulate and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering, analysis, and presentations. Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creates visual displays of quantitative information. Facilitate implementation of work product and ensure accuracy.
  • Ensures standard work processes and documentation requirements are timely and consistently followed by team. Encourages continuous improvement of team processes and sharing across functional teams to ensure consistency.Minimum QualificationsAt a minimum, here s what we need from you:
    • Bachelor s Degree in Analytics, Engineering, Statistics or related field
    • 6+ years of experience in Data Science, Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, Modeling or related field
    • 2+ years of experience in People ManagementPreferred Qualifications If we had our say, we d also look for:
      • Master s Degree in Analytics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related field
      • 4+ years of experience in Data Science, Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, Modeling or related field#LI-DP1 What are you waiting for? Apply today!The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer . We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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