Decision Science Analyst I - Property and Casualty, Voice of the Member
Posted on: December 3, 2019
Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Community: Data &
Analytics for one of the following locations: San Antonio Home
Office I, Phoenix Campus, Plano Legacy, Colorado Springs Campus or
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structure. Please reach out to your HR Business Partner for
additional information on specific requirements prior to posting
and/or employee placement into this job.
Provide 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 drive
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.Job RequirementsDescription
- Leverages business/analytical knowledge to participate in
discussions with cross functional teams to understand and
collaborate on business objectives and influence solution
- The business problems analyzed are typically medium to large
scale with impact to current and/or future business strategy.
- Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical
approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action'
recommendations to answer the business objective and drive the
- Translates recommendation into communication materials to
effectively present to colleagues for peer review and mid-to-upper
- Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant
points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less
- Identifies and gathers the relevant and quality data sources
required to fully answer and address the problem for the
recommended strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis
- Integrates/transforms disparate data sources and determines the
appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply.
- Thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and
testing to facilitate peer reviews.
- Subsequent analysts should be able to rely on documentation to
replicate and continue work.
- Understands and adopts emerging technology that can affect the
application of scientific methodologies and/or quantitative
analytical approaches to problem resolutions.
- Delivers analysis/findings in a manner that conveys
understanding, influences mid to upper level management, garners
support for recommendations, drives business decisions, and
influences business strategy.
- Recommendations typically have an impact on business
results.Minimum Requirements: --Bachelor's degree in Economics,
Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other
(4 years work experience in statistics, mathematics or quantitative
analytics or related experience can be substituted in lieu of a
degree in addition to the minimum years of work experience
A Master's Degree in quantitative analytics or a related field
A PhD in quantitative analytics or a related field --If Bachelor's
degree, 4 or more years experience in a decision support analytic
If Master's Degree, 2 or more years experience in a decision
support analytic function.
If PhD, 1 or more years experience in a decision support analytic
function --Demonstrates competency in mathematical and statistical
techniques and approaches used to drive fact-based decision-making.
--Successful completion of a job related assessment may be
required.*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
level*When you apply for this position, you will be required to
answer some initial questions. -- This will take approximately 5
minutes. -- Once you begin the questions you will not be able to
finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your
- Experience in text, speech and survey analytics.
- Experience extracting patterns and knowledge from large data
- Experience with SAS.
- Proficient with data visualizationThe above description
reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal
functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed
description of all the work requirements that may be performed in
the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits
packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or
casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision
plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. --
Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education
will assist you with your professional goals.Relocation assistance
is not available for this position.For Internal Candidates:Must
complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date
of placement) or must have manager------s approval prior to
posting.Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
12/01/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.
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