Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
TITLE: Lead Data Science Analyst
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Lead Data Science Analyst in Riverwoods, IL to lead the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics and machine learning algorithm. Operate as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design experiment, analysis methodology, modeling and application and financial impact analysis. Collaborate with cross-functional partners to understand their business needs, formulate and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering, analysis, ongoing scaled deliverables and presentations. Identify improvement opportunities from hypotheses, and proposes, designs and implements tests to drive strategy enhancement and optimization. Manage multiple priorities, communicates business performance and project progress to management and business partners. Develop and automates reports. Facilitate accurate implementation of work product and ensures performance is as expected. Escalate unexpected results in an expedited manner.Recommend improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality of work. Continuously improve technical and leadership skills through training and development. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensures efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Analytics, Engineering (any), Statistics, Mathematics, Marketing Analysis or related field and four (4) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: conducting statistical data analyses including predictive modeling and advanced analytical techniques; supporting consumer targeting, segmentation and behavior profiling, campaign performance evaluation, and profitability tracking; presenting findings and recommendations to management and business partners; and utilizing technologies including SQL, SAS, Python, Tableau, and Excel, including pivot table and charts, to extract and manipulate information. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or equivalent in one of the above fields, and two (2) years of experience in the above listed skills.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website jobs.discover.com for Job ID R1399 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). 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.
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