25 days old
2017-10-252017-12-24

Sr. Manager, Analytics & Data Science - Volkswagen

Herndon, Virginia

Role Summary

The VCI Sr. Mgr, Analytics & Data Science role will drive the data and analytics strategy and manage our team of data scientists, statisticians and analysts in solving problems to drive customer loyalty and customer acquisitions. Role responsibility includes:

  • Market Research
  • Customer Trends
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Customer Research for Product Development
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Analysis
  • Business driven data solutions
  • AI research and AI applications
  • Predictive and Behavioral analysis and solutions

     

This role will lead our overall business leadership in applying analytics to business issues. This role will deliver pragmatic solutions to drive revenue, increase market share and enhance customer loyalty.

This role will be an integral member of our digital and marketing leadership team, regardless of reporting relationship.

This role requires a senior leader, adept at business strategy, innovation, and statistics.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Data & Analytics Strategy: (30%)
  • Business centric data and analytics strategy development
  • Team Development (20%)
  • Build and hiring and develop data science team.
  • Creation of a collaborative ideation environment for VCI and for the analytics team.
  • Data and Analytics Leadership: (20%)
  • Leadership across the organization in our data strategies, including brand and headquarters.
  • Analytic toolsets and methods leadership.
  • Business Oriented and Results oriented analytics culture.
  • Execution of data strategy with modeling, statistical analysis, quantitative and qualitative research and other quantitative methods. (30%)
  • This individual must be a self-starter who can work independently.
  • Strong coordination with VCI technology, operations, digital, marketing and sales teams.

     

Primary Location

United States-Virginia-Herndon

Requirements

Experience

12+ years leadership in Analytics, Data Science, Statistical Modeling

  • 10+ years of team leadership
  • 10+ years of experience Financial Services or Automotive

     

Education

Required –

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar technical field.

     

Desired –

  • Advanced degree (Masters) in Operations Research, Computer Science, Statistics, or Business (quantitative degree)
  • Potential PhD in Statistics, Computer Science or Operations Research

     

General Skills

  • This is a new role and a newly formed team at VCI.
  • Leadership of a team of Data Scientists and Analysts
  • Build and develop an analytic team.
  • Statistical Analysis
  • SASS and Tableau expert
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Expertise
  • Develop predictive, behavioral and prescriptive analytic toolsets to improve loyalty and drive effective marketing and digital data strategies.
  • Model development
  • Data Structures, Data Warehousing skillsets
  • Big Data / Data Lake expertise
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving

     

Required Specialized Skills

  • Data extraction and data manipulation
  • Simulation
  • Advanced data structures / big data techniques
  • Advanced statistical modeling

     

Work Flexibility

  • Travel 15% of the time

     

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Categories

  • Data Engineer
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Business Intelligence

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