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TITLE: Manager, Data Science
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Manager, Data Science in Riverwoods, IL to be responsible for providing thought leadership & strategic thinking to solve business problems by leveraging techniques such as segmentation, optimization, advanced analytics and machine learning. The role will closely monitor performance metrics and KPIs to ensure goals are met and course correct as necessary. Manages a team of high performing quantitative analysts and will be responsible for ensuring the team stays motivated and engaged. Manages team performance, coach and develop employees and hire the right talent. In addition, this individual will identify, prioritize and supervise the team to flawlessly execute on initiatives. Provides thought leadership & strategic thinking to translate business problem into analytical frameworks, and independently recommend actions and provide business insights. Leads the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics and machine learning algorithm & recommendation to solve business problems. Manages priorities and sets of analyst, assigns projects and allocates resources, communicate business performance and project progress to management and business partners. Operates as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design of experiment, analysis methodology, modeling and application, and financial impact analysis. Establishes and maintains effective performance tracking; identify improvement opportunity, form hypothesis, propose, design and implement tests to drive strategy enhancement and optimization. Delivers effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information. Develops and automates reports, iteratively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs. Facilitates 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 share across functional teams to ensure consistency. Promote a risk aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and process.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Business Analytics, Engineering, Statistics or a related quantitative field and six (6) years of experience in job offered or related position: reviewing results of advanced analytical analyses; identifying areas for improvement and needs for business intelligence in different areas of business; monitoring trends and needs to incorporate analyses within a dashboard; conducting advanced analytics including both qualitative and quantitative analyses to identify trends, variations, patterns and insights; utilizing technologies including SQL and MS Office. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent 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 R1790 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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