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Discover Manager Data Science in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Manager Data Science



About This Role

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together.And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description

Responsible forproviding thought leadership & strategic thinking to solve business problems by leveraging techniques such as segmentation, optimization, advanced analytics and machine learning. The role will closely monitor performance metrics and KPIs to ensure goals are met and course correct as necessary. Manages a team of high performing quantitative analysts and will be responsible for ensuring the team stays motivated and engaged. Manages team performance, coach and develop employees and hire the right talent. In addition, this individual will identify, prioritize, and supervise the team to flawlessly execute on initiatives.


  • Provides thought leadership & strategic thinking to translate business problem into analytical framework(s), and independently recommend actions and provide business insights. Leads the development and implementation of advanced analytics including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics, and machine learning algorithm & recommendation to solve business problems.

  • Manages priorities and sets of analysts, assign projects and allocate resource, communicate business performance and project progress to management & business partners.

  • Operates as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis, test and design of experiment, analysis methodology, modeling & application, and financial impact analysis.

  • Establishes and maintains effective performance tracking; identify improvement opportunity, form hypothesis, propose, design, and implement tests to drive strategy enhancement and optimization.

  • Delivers effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information.

  • Develops and automates reports, iteratively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs.Facilitatesimplementation of work product and ensure accuracy.

  • Recommends improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality of work. Consistently follow standard work processes and documentation requirements. Continuously improve technical and leadership skills through training and development.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Sciences, or related field

  • 4+ years of experiencein Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Sciences, or related field

  • 6+ years of experience in Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Marketing Analytics, Optimization, Operations Analytics, or related field

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights)