Purpose of Job We are currently seeking a talented Decision
Science Analyst I for one of the following locations: San Antonio
Home Office I, Phoenix Campus, Tampa Campus, Tampa Crosstown,
Colorado Springs Campus, Chesapeake or Remote.
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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
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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
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics,
Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or other quantitative discipline or
4 additional years (8 Total) of 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 required OR a Master's Degree in quantitative
analytics or a related field OR a PhD in quantitative analytics or
a related field.
If Bachelor's degree, 4 or more years’ experience in a decision
support analytic function OR If Master's Degree, 2 or more years’
experience in a decision support analytic function, OR 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
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
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
Ability to multi-task efficiently at a high level in a
fast-paced environment (Extremely important).
Prior digital marketing analytical experience in Insurance or
Banking; knowledge of marketing analytical process and measurement
Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
with limited supervision.
Strong relationship management and negotiation skills; ability
to influence senior leadership and drive business results.
Experience implementing emerging technology and techniques for
Testing experience – designing, leading, executing, and
The 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
Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
9/01/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .