1+ months

Sr. Data Scientist - 47577

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    47577
  • Jobs Rated
    7th

This role will be responsible for individual work streams with the aim of achieving/exceeding business goals. Working closely with a Senior Manager or Director, the role will be independently responsible for identifying business opportunities by leveraging customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics and machine learning algorithm. This individual will also partner with the Card Marketing organization to execute analytical projects and initiatives to influence the business. In addition, he/she will participate in the roadmap development and develop analytical capabilities to drive scale and efficiency.

In this role, the candidate will work with a cross-functional team to develop, enhance and improve online and offline marketing strategy. The candidate will be responsible for leveraging first-party and third-party data to identify opportunities, provide insight and improve marketing effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Have the ability to translate business problem into analytical framework(s), and independently recommend actions and provide business insights

  • Develop, implement, evaluate and refine prospect/customer offers and communication strategies to improve its relevance, timeliness and effectiveness, and operate as a subject matter expert

  • Work on end-to-end analytical projects, from initial identification of business needs and challenges to development of sustainable solutions, partnering with business leaders to drive positive outcomes and results

  • Work cross-functionally with Insights, Marketing, Finance, Campaign Management and other teams to ensure projects are in market on time and accurately

    Additional Responsibilities (Good to have):

  • Analyze and mine very large quantities of data to find patterns and insights using the multiple Analytical Stacks like R, Python, Spark, SAS, SQL etc.

  • Use Machine Learning and Statistical Algorithms to create data-driven solutions for various business use-cases

  • Work with the Technology teams to implement the quantitative solutions in a Hadoop/AWS/Cloud based Eco-system

  • Explore new tools and techniques available and ensure that Discover stays on the frontier of analytic capabilities

    COMPETENCIES

  • Proficiency with Targeting/Segmentation, Direct Mail, Machine Learning, Optimization, A/B Test, Design of Experiment, Campaign Management and Financial Analysis; Strong knowledge of customer behavior data, credit bureau data and financial analysis

  • A strong background in Digital Marketing Analytics, e.g. Paid Search, Social Media marketing, Digital Display advertising, Affiliate Marketing, Recommender systems is preferred

  • Experience with Data Management platforms and analyzing large quantities of 3rd party cookie data along with 1st party data to inform marketing strategies is preferred

  • Experience with Digital Marketing platforms such as Search Ads 360, Google AdWords, Facebook Business Manager, Google Analytics is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Statistics, Finance/Economics, Engineering/Computer Science, Operations Research or similar quantitative-concentrated fields is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

    • Master's degree in Mathematics/Statistics, Finance/Economics, Engineering/Computer Science, Operations Research or similar quantitative-concentrated fields is preferred. 5 years of relevant experience preferred.

    • Credit card or financial industry experience is preferred

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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.



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Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-09-05

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