Business Analytics

  • Company: Discover
  • Location: Riverwoods, Illinois
  • Posted: April 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: P132523_S1
Discover. A more rewarding way to work.At Discover Financial Services, you'll find yourself in the company of some of the industry's smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity: Job Description:
Establish a good understanding of the personal loans product, operations and customer interaction activity.
Identify new strategies that create significant improvement in customer experience (i.e. reduction in customer effort, 1st call resolution) or efficiency.
Leverage data analytics and LEAN/Six Sigma tools to provide data-driven approach to creation of new strategies
Identify new ways to leverage data to drive insights and better understand customer experience either on the phone call or over the internet.
Operate as a subject matter expert for the consumer loan portfolio.
Proactively monitor fraud metrics and performance and advise management of trends and recommend applicable actions / preventive solutions.
Work with business partners to define and refine business operational metrics.
Support the new servicing system testing and servicing related ad-hoc projects. Skills:
Skills Requirements

Minimum five years work experience required. Three years professional experience within a service industry preferred. Experience in in operational analytics or a customer experience improvement role preferred.
Strong knowledge of process improvement and optimization industry practices and performance measurements.
Extensive working knowledge of SAS and SQL
Knowledge of modeling strategies and simulation tools to understand and predict customer behavior a plus

Demonstrated project management skills, including ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and follow through on completion of complex, high-profile projects.
Detail oriented with aptitude to implement quality controls throughout work processes.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Ability to work well with minimal direction. Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, and leadership skills required.
High degree of proficiency with statistical software and other analytical tools, especially SAS & SQL.

Minimum Bachelors degree required, Masters degree in Economics, applied Social Sciences or MBA with emphasis in quantitative disciplines (statistics, econometrics, etc.) preferred. #LI-RB1 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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