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Director, Data Science

Company: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

This position will the support the Excess & Surplus/Specialty (E&SS) organization and will be staffed at the Scottsdale, AZ office.

Compensation Grade: H4

Job Description Summary

SUMMARY: Leads a team responsible for providing business analytics services to business units. This position structures and leads large complex analyses across one or more business units and effectively synthesizes analytic results to improve business outcomes, support decision-making, and enable process improvements. Comfortable communicating with executive level audiences. Responsible for growing and evolving the data science profession to maximize effectiveness. Committed to learning, development, skill maintenance, and personal improvement. Job Description

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:  Reports to the AVP/VP level or higher. Responsible for 2 or more professional level direct reports. May be responsible for matrix reporting relationships and virtual teams.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Responsible for creating, packaging, and communicating analytic work (synthesis) using appropriate medium for relevant insights, including impactful story line and applicable data visualizations.

2. Responsible for effectively synthesizing own project work and the work of team members. Work may span more than one project or focus area.

3. Participates in the delivery of analytic work that supports business objectives and priorities.

4. Plans and manages execution of own work, participates in planning, and delivers on commitments

5. Consults with business partners to understand, align, and deliver analytic work to support business objectives and priorities.

6. Consults with business partners to understand, align, and deliver analytic work to support business objectives and priorities.

7. Plans and manages the execution of analytic work including defining project scope, schedule, resource requirements, and delivery timelines.

8. Manages partner expectations

9. Applies appropriate quantitative techniques and methods to solve business problems. Directs the application of appropriate quantitative techniques to facilitate repeatable research.

10. Responsible for building analytic applications using statistical, database, and/or general programming languages and tools.

11. Directs associate management including: performance management, salary planning and administration, training and development, workflow and organizational planning, hiring and placement, and disciplinary actions.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:

Education: Post graduate studies preferred.

Licenses/certification/Designations:  N/A

Experience: Typically 9 or more years related experience in marketing database management. Requires recognized internal/external  experience as a consulting level resource. Expert level experience with problem solving in a business environment; working with large customer and/or prospect databases; working with product, geographic, demographic data to identify trends and opportunities.

Knowledge:  Experience with financial services or related industry. Consulting experience, knowledgeable and experienced with the core functions of an organization (call center, billing, finance, sales, marketing, product, pricing, etc), experience with process design and mapping and continuous improvement.

Skills/Competencies: Possesses core statistics skills including an understanding of probability and its application to the analysis of data. Able to evaluate sources of variation and identify influential factors/features. Experienced with statistical process control, process monitoring and diagnostics. Modeling and Machine Learning: Experienced with advanced mathematical modeling techniques including both supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms. Proven experience building practical solutions using predictive modeling. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with design of experiments. Ability to understand business systems (processes) and the data produced by them – (how did the data get produced and is it a valid representation of the outcome being studied). Demonstrated experience structuring and solving complex business problems. Ability to translate analytic findings into actionable communications. Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of mediums with any audience. Capable of developing compelling stories and distinctive data visualizations Working knowledge of statistical software including R, SAS, SPSS, MatLab, etc. as well as Teradata, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Netezza, etc. Understands data structures operational vs analytical data structures, normalization, etc. and SQL Assistant, WinSQL, and Toad, etc. Knowledge of general purpose programming languages (Python, Java, C++, etc)including domain specific languages, static and dynamic languages, application design and development, test driven development, and agile practices.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values:  Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.

JOB CONDITIONS:

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Extended and non-standard work hours based on project and customer deliverables.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Job Evaluation Activity:  11/2012 CB, PYC

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About Us At Nationwide, we find purpose in protecting people, businesses and futures with extraordinary care – and we’ve been doing that since 1926. Our financial strength and caring culture extend beyond our associates into the communities we serve. You really can feel the difference at Nationwide, which is why we continue to be named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For. Check out why others think we’re a great place to work , too , and let us know – can you see yourself at Nationwide ?

Nationwide is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone feels challenged, appreciated, respected and engaged. Nationwide prohibits discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any characteristic (or classification) protected by applicable law.

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