1+ months
2018-07-052018-09-03

Business Intelligence Data Analyst Sr - Volkswagen

Herndon, Virginia

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) is the parent company of Audi, Volkswagen, Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, and Volkswagen Credit, Inc. (VCI) in the US. As the financial arm of Audi, Volkswagen and Ducati, VCI focuses on providing financing and insurance products for people who lease or finance cars, and digitally engaging customers post-purchase.
Recently, as part of Volkswagen AG’s “Route 2025” strategy large investments are being made globally towards the group becoming the industry leader in Mobility (mobility is a broad term capturing new business models like car subscriptions, car sharing, autonomous vehicles, etc.). Here in the US, VCI is leading the charge on Mobility and is exploring new business models, products and technologies that will redefine people’s relationship with cars.
The Sr. Business Analyst will work cross-functionally across the organization in order to set and achieve strategic objectives. To do so, you will research, analyze data and prepare reports to deliver insight and make recommendations. Skilled at exploring data and using multiple tools to aid story building.


Responsibilities Will Include

  • Statistical modeling and regression analysis to develop strategic business insights.
  • Building business cases for new product concepts.
  • Building the data framework to track product KPIs and success metrics.
  • Conducting consumer research in collaboration with Marketing and Product Development
  • Based on the results of the research participate in refining product launch or marketing strategies
  • Back-testing business case assumptions with post-launch data
  • Participation in Data Governance program through being a Data Steward
  • Aid in the dissemination of business analysis best practices throughout the organization
  • Assist with ad hoc analytical projects 


Primary Location

United States-Virginia-Herndon

Requirements

Experience

  • 7-10 years in data querying and manipulation
  • 5-7 years in business analysis
  • 5+ years in statistical model building 


Education

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or similar quantitative field
Desired: Master’s degree in Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, Economics

General Skills

  • Strong analytical mindset and ability to use data and logic to make compelling business cases
  • Ability to decompose complex business problems into their constituent parts
  • Ability to use innate curiosity to collaborate with different business units to co-create solutions
  • Blend of strategic and tactical thinking, creative and analytic reasoning
  • Passion for data analysis and problem solving
  • A fantastic storyteller who is at ease presenting to, and can influence, senior executives 

Required Specialized Skills

  • Expert proficiency in data analysis and data mining methods and tools
  • Expert user of Tableau
  • Expert in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Advanced Business Objects skills
  • Advanced SAS skills
  • Strong understanding of statistical methodologies and techniques utilized for analyzing large datasets
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines; must be proactive and able to multi-task.
  • Successful record of accomplishment of thriving in a fast paced, entrepreneurial and dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication skills across all mediums and audience types (technical, business, executive, etc.) 

Desired Specialized Skills

  • Algorithmic data analysis automation techniques using tools like Python, R, SAS
  • Experience with Informatica Metadata Manager and Business Analyst tools
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Postgres, etc …
  • Experience in Financial Services (automotive finance preferable) 

Work Flexibility

  • Travel 10% 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.

 

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