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: Manager Data Science
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Manager Data Science in Riverwoods, IL to provide thought leadership and strategic thinking to translate business problems into analytical frameworks, and independently recommend actions and provide business insights. Lead the development and implementation of advanced analytics, including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics, and machine learning algorithm and recommendations to solve business problems. Manage priorities and sets of analysts, assign projects and allocate resources, and communicate business performance and project progress to management and business partners. Operate as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design of experiments, analysis methodology, modeling and application, and financial impact analysis. Establish and maintain effective performance tracking; identify improvement opportunities, form hypotheses, and propose, design, and implement tests to drive strategy enhancement and optimization. Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information. Develop and automate reports, and iteratively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs. Facilitate implementation of work product and ensure accuracy. Ensure standard work processes and documentation requirements are timely and consistently followed by team. Encourage continuous improvement of team processes and share across functional teams to ensure consistency. Promote a risk-aware culture to ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative field and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in job offered or related position: performing statistical data analyses or modeling; working with relational databases to create data entities; participating in strategic decision making and portfolio revenue management; and utilizing technologies, including SAS, SQL, and MS Excel. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or equivalent in one of the above-listed fields and four (4) years of experience in the above-listed skills.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website https://jobs.discover.com/ for Job ID R2369 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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