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Decision Science Analyst Associate-HOH Military Fellowship

Company: USAA
Location: Richardson
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Job Description:

Why USAA?We are currently seeking a dedicated Decision Science Analyst Associate-HOH Military Fellowship to participate in Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Fellowship Cohort 23-2 with USAA. The HOH Fellowship Program builds an extraordinary experience for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses that increase competitiveness and improve opportunities to find relevant employment by providing development, skills, and exposure to corporate working environment and private sector business operations. HOH Fellowship Programs are best-in-class workforce development programs that range from six to eleven weeks.

This position can be based in one of our following office locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Tampa, FL, Colorado Springs, CO, Charlotte, NC or work remotely in the continental U.S. with occasional business travel.

Within defined guidelines and framework, provides decision support for business areas across the enterprise. Staff in this area will be responsible for applying mathematical and statistical techniques and/or innovative /quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer business objectives and inspire change. The essence of work performed by the Decision Science Analyst involves gathering, manipulating and synthesizing data (e.g., attributes, transactions, behaviors, etc.), models and other relevant information to draw conclusions and make recommendations resulting in implementable strategies.The OpportunityWhat you'll do:

  • Leverages business, analytical and technical knowledge to understand business objectives.
  • The business problems analyzed are typically segments of a larger problem with significant impact to current and/or future business strategy.
  • Applies quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer the business objective and drive the appropriate change.
  • Understands scientific approaches to problem solving.
  • May translate recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review to l, Senior, and Lead analysts.
  • Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less technical audiences.
  • Supports identifying and gathering the relevant and quality data sources required to fully answer and address the problem for the recommended strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis (EDA).
  • Thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and testing to facilitate peer reviews and compliance requirements.
  • Delivers analysis/findings in a manner that conveys understanding, influences up to mid level management, garners support for recommendations, drives business decisions, and influences business strategy.
  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.What you have:
    • Bachelor's degree in quantitative analytics field such as Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, Operations Research, Data and/or Business Analysis, Data Science or other quantitative subject area; OR 4 years of related experience in statistics, mathematics or quantitative analytics or related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • Up to 2 years of experience in data/analytics, or directly related functional business experience (i.e. P&C, Bank, Finance, etc.).
    • Foundational knowledge of statistical/mathematical decision making and/or testing methodologies.
    • Knowledge of data analysis tools, data visualization, developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, Python, BI tools or other analysis software, and relevant industry data & methods and ability to connect external insights to business problems.What sets you apart:
      • Current participant in one of the Hiring Our Heroes Fellowship Programs 23-2 Cohort.
      • Experience in performing end to end analysis as well as communicating results to executive decision makers.What we offer:Hiring Our Heroes Fellows are paid by the HOH program.If selected for a full-time role, USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The hiring range for this position is: $59,070 - $112,920.Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: USAA, Richardson , Decision Science Analyst Associate-HOH Military Fellowship, Professions , Richardson, Texas

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