Decision Science Analyst II
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Purpose of Job We are seeking a talented Decision Science
Analyst II for either our San Antonio Home Office, Plano Campus,
Phoenix Campus, Charlotte Campus, Colorado Springs Campus, Tampa
Campus, or 100% Remote Work Environment.
Provide decision support for business areas across the enterprise.
Staff in this area will be responsible for applying mathematical
and statistical techniques and/or innovative /quantitative
analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to
action' recommendations to answer business objectives and drive
change. The essence of work performed by the Decision Science
Analyst involves gathering, manipulating and synthesizing data
(e.g., attributes, transactions, behaviors, etc.), models and other
relevant information to draw conclusions and make recommendations
resulting in implementable strategies.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.
Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from
business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively
identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and
procedures for business activities.
Leverages intermediate business, analytical and technical knowledge
to participate in discussions with cross functional teams to
understand and collaborate on business objectives and influence
Applies advanced analytical techniques to solve business problems
that are typically medium to large scale with impact to current
and/or future business strategy.
Applies scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw
conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer
the business objective and drive the appropriate change.
Translates recommendation into communication materials to
effectively present to colleagues for peer review and senior/lead
Incorporates visualization techniques to support the relevant
points of the analysis and ease the understanding for less
Supports identifying and gathering the relevant and quality data
sources required to fully answer and address the problem for the
recommended strategy through testing or exploratory data analysis
Thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and
testing to facilitate peer reviews and compliance requirements.
Adopts emerging technology that can affect the application of
scientific methodologies and/or quantitative analytical approaches
to problem resolutions.
Delivers analysis/findings in a manner that conveys understanding,
influences up to mid level management, garners support for
recommendations, drives business decisions, and influences business
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer
some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes.
Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at
a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Bachelor's degree in quantitative analytics field such as
Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences,
Operations Research, Data and/or Business Analysis, Data Science or
other quantitative discipline; OR 4 years of related experience in
statistics, mathematics or quantitative analytics (in addition to
the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in
lieu of degree.
2 years of experience in data/analytics or functional business
experience within the respective industry of responsibility (i.e.
P&C, Bank, Finance)
Advanced degree in quantitative analytics field such as Economics,
Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, Operations
Research, Data and/or Business Analysis, Data Science or other
Demonstrates intermediate knowledge of mathematical and statistical
techniques and approaches used to drive fact-based
Intermediate knowledge of data analysis tools, data visualization,
developing analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, BI tools or
other analysis software, and relevant industry data & methods and
ability to connect external insights to business problems.
Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Analytics and/or Glassbox .
Strong expertise with digital / click-stream data and tagging .
Strong understanding of Bank Digital Experience tag management and
tag design for measurability.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to
describe the principal functions of the job and should not be
construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and
establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid
within the salary range based on your experience and market
position. The salary range for this position is: $60,300 - $108,600
*(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied
based on your work location).
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall
corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the
USAA Board of Directors.
- Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is
additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations
where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift
premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable
roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their
physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension,
life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time
off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and
various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning
and continuing education assists employees with their professional
Please click on the link below for more details.
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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