Data Analyst - University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Location:
Plano , Texas
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
R16449
Plano 1 (31061), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Our associates are involved with some of Capital One’s most critical business decisions, and they work with the best and brightest in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. As a Data Analyst, your goal is to solve complex data problems that enable insights into customer behavior and operational performance. With the explosion of data that’s available for making business decisions, you’ll find yourself in a meaningful role at the intersection of business strategy and technology. To succeed requires rigorous logical thinking, flexibility, and exceptional teamwork.

Ideal candidates are top-performers who excel at analytic problem solving, desire a technical aspect to their role, and want immediate integration into major corporate initiatives. They’re motivated to develop a deep understanding of data, programming, business insights, and technical skills that are required to harness the power of our extensive data warehouses and execute Capital One’s information-based strategy. They want to work with highly intelligent peers and business leaders in a dynamic, collaborative environment, and develop the skills required to excel.


Examples of what your projects may include are:

  • Deploying data, processes and applications in the Cloud to harness open source technologies and platforms
  • Using data mining techniques to identify fraud rings
  • Testing the effectiveness of our marketing channels
  • Building the data foundation for Capital One’s digital agenda
  • Optimizing bank ATM placement through advanced data exploration
  • Seamlessly integrating data from multiple sources and platforms to generate customer insight
  • Diving into new data sources to enhance models
  • Researching web activities to drive enhancements to customer engagement sites

Basic Qualifications

- Current student or alumni of University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
- Will obtain or have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or higher between December 2015 and August 2017

Preferred Qualifications
- In process of obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a quantitative major, including business, economics, mathematics, finance, or engineering
- Strong quantitative, analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills
- Coursework or relevant work experience in technical programming (i.e. Java, JavaScript, SQL, C++, R, SAS, Python, Spark, Cloud data movement, or other programming language)
- Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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