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Manager Analytics - P117477_S3

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 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 managing a team that performs advanced analytics and provides intelligence and/or recommendations to solve business issues to business partners. Conducts advanced analytics including both qualitative and quantitative analyses to identify trends, variations, patterns, and insights. Ensures team members produce accurate and on-time delivery of analyses and recommendations.


  • Manages a team, including hire/fire, performance review, assignment of work, and development decisions. Ensures team delivers deadline-driven, accurate, and insightful analyses and reports. Creates a culture that engages business partners through a collaborative approach to make fact-based, data-driven decisions.
  • Reviews the results of advanced analytical analyses. Identifies areas for improvement in an analysis or additional data that should be investigated and ensures team members execute. Identifies the need for consistent monitoring of trends and the need to incorporate an analysis within a dashboard. Identifies the need for business intelligence in different areas of the business and assigns team members to gather and analyze the data.
  • Presents findings from analyses and makes recommendations to leadership.
  • Partners with leadership to ensure an in-depth understanding of requirements and performance levers (KPIs) for each analysis. Identifies value drivers and partners with business and process owners to define success measures.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance, or related Technical/Quantitative field
  • 4+ years of experience in Quantitative/Analytics/Data Science role, driving advanced analytics at scale
  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Quantitative/Analytics/Data Science role, driving advanced analytics at scale with Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative/technical field

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • 6+ years of experience in Quantitative/Analytics/Data Science role, driving advanced analytics at scale
  • 1+ years of experience in people leadership, managing a team of analysts


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: 2019-07-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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