1+ months

Lead Business Intelligence Analyst - P25617

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for designing, developing and supporting dashboard, analytic and reporting solutions for a wide variety of business intelligence data sets in support of assigned business partners. Directly accountable for designing and building complex queries into enterprise data stores to retrieve information in a manner that allows current and future BI tools to express the data in meaningful ways and answer the analytic questions being asked by their customers.


  • Develops creative and innovative ways to answer critical business questions by augmenting existing data assets or driving the development of new ones. Leverages technical expertise and data storytelling abilities to transform the business requirements into impactful and efficient analytic solutions, leveraging the full power of all enterprise Business Intelligence tools available.
  • Functions as a BI technical consultant, partnering with business users to gather, document, and develop data and information requirements to answer the business questions being asked. Researches and identifies the correct enterprise data stores to use as the source of truth for the information, working in close partnership with the technology and business teams.
  • Ensures all assigned projects adhere to the enterprise design standards for visual design, data governance, and performance, including cross validation of source data, development of routine data quality checks, and performance testing under different enterprise load conditions.
  • Guides the User Acceptance testing, project documentation, and deployment processes for all assigned BI projects, including regular-reoccurring project updates on completion status to project sponsors.
  • Provides all facets of support for all deployed Business Intelligence projects, identifies root cause of issues, and actively participates in guiding resolution.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Data Analytics and Query Design in a quantitatively driven industry, or related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience, utilizing industry-leading Business Intelligence Tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or Qlikview to develop robust, interactive, and visually impactful dashboards, or related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience developing optimized, complex SQL queries across large volumes of data in both relational and multi-dimensional data sources such as Teradata, Hadoop, Amazon Redshift, or Hyperion Essbase, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Data Analytics and Query Design in a quantitatively driven industry, or related field


Discover Financial Services 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, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2019-10-14

Welcome to Discover
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