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: Principal Data Science
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Principal Data Science in Riverwoods, IL to work closely with management to execute analytical initiatives. Provide thoughtful leadership and strategic thinking to solve business problems by leveraging techniques such as segmentation, optimization, advanced analytics and machine learning. Closely monitor performance metrics and KPIs to ensure goals are met and course correct as necessary. Operate as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design of experiment, analysis methodology, modeling, 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. Facilitate implementation of work product and ensure accuracy. Lead the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics and machine learning algorithms and recommend solving business problems. Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommend to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information. Develop and automate reports, iteratively build and prototype dashboard to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs. Consistently follows standard work processes and documentation requirements. Recommend improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality of work. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Analytics, Sciences or related and six (6) years of experience in the job offered or related: performing financial analyses utilizing statistical concepts; performing data analyses and reporting; performing financial modeling; and utilizing technologies including SQL or SAS, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Excel. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree and four (4) years of experience in the above listed skills.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website jobs.discover.com for Job ID R1761 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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