Discover. A brighter future. 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. Job Description The Global Network Analytics (GNA) team within the Payments Services business unit, is seeking a Principal Data Science to lead business intelligence development for high-volume, transactional data. He/ She should be familiar with Data mining, text analysis and Data Warehouse and Cloud Technologies. He/ She would be working on analyzing Network data ( like Authorization, Settlement, Registration, Disputes and other Products) for network growth and future business initiatives. Responsible for working closely with management to execute analytical initiatives. Responsible for providing thought leadership & strategic thinking to solve business problems by leveraging techniques such as segmentation, optimization, advanced analytics and machine learning. This position will closely monitor performance metrics and KPIs to ensure goals are met and course correct as necessary. Major Responsibilities % TIME Importance Rating Provides thought leadership & strategic thinking to translate business problem into analytical framework(s), and independently recommend actions and provide business insights. Operates as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design of experiment, analysis methodology, modeling & application, and financial impact analysis. 35% 1 - Critical Collaborates 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. Establishes and maintains effective performance tracking; identifies improvement opportunity, form hypothesis, propose, design and implement tests to drive strategy enhancement and optimization. Leads the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics and machine learning algorithm & recommendation to solve business problems. Lead the development of Analytical capabilities with the aim of creating long-term strategic data/analytics assets for the company. 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. Consistently follows standard work processes and documentation requirements. Recommends improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality of work. Continuously improves technical and leadership skills through training and development, QUALIFICATIONS Education Education - Minimum-Bachelors Engineering or Statistics Masters in Analytics or Engineering or Mathematics or Statistics Preferred Work Experience 4+ years Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, Modeling/ Data Science or related at minimum. 6+ years Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, Modeling/ Data Science or related preferred Preferred skills: Strong SQL, SAS, Teradata, Advanced Excel, MS Access, UNIX, Tableau - BI reporting and analysis - Data Warehousing concepts, SDLC, testing, and implementation - Familiarity with Cloud tools, such as Snowflake, Air9, etc. #LI-LG1 What are you waiting for? Apply today! 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.
Location/Region: Deerfield, IL