Sr Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy; Strategic Intelligence

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 09, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Sr Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy; Strategic Intelligence

Founded by former strategy consultants, Capital One is a strategy driven company. The Corporate Strategy group engages on a targeted set of ultra-high impact issues that drive the direction and performance of the company. Projects focus primarily on formulating enduring and profitable growth and value enhancement strategies, while working within the business to influence results and ensure follow through.

The Integrated Data Engineering, Analysis, and Science-IDEAS-team within Strategy partners with other teams to develop insights on consumer behavior, market conditions, and peer performance by analyzing and applying statistical modeling and machine learning to a wealth of customer-level and market-level data. Our team builds and analyzes proprietary data sources, giving us unique insights and opportunities to examine the credit and banking industry.

Position Summary

As an analyst on the IDEAS team, you will collaborate with other Strategy teams, lines of business, and external vendors to bring consumer insights to life and influence highly strategic decisions. You will work on a variety of different initiatives in a close team environment. Many of the day-to-day projects emphasize a need for strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Key to success in the role will be synthesizing information from various sources, performing analyses and designing solutions to support them, and successfully communicating findings and recommendations to your customers.

  • Collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to conduct novel research and generate new insights
  • Use open source technologies to support rigorous analysis of billions of consumer financial records and other complex data sources
  • Work with the business to provide consultancy and translate the business needs to design and develop tools, techniques, metrics, and dashboards for insights and data visualization
  • Partner with other lines of business and outside firms to benchmark Capital One performance with competitors
  • Support analysis that provides meaningful insights on business strategies
  • Work with Tech talent to build or enhance existing data pipelines to ensure data quality, and build features to enable analysis and insight generation
  • A team player. You know how to leverage the smart people you work with. You know that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts on high-stakes teams.
  • Creative. Big, undefined problems and petabytes of data don't frighten you. You're used to working with abstract data, and you love discovering new narratives in unmined territories.
  • A life-long learner. You ask why, you explore, you're not afraid to blurt out your disruptive idea.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years of experience in Business Analysis, Data Analysis or a combination
  • At least 1 year of experience in querying, analyzing, and working with data or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in Python, R, Scala, or SQL
  • 3+ years of experience working BI tools Amazon QuickSight, Tableau, or combination
  • 2+ years of experience working with Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems independently in a constantly changing environment
  • Proficiency in data analysis and in working with large data sets including with database queries, data visualization tools, and in cloud-based environments
  • Robust workstream management skills, including thoughtful attention to detail and skillful balancing of multiple priorities
  • Demonstrably strong written and verbal communication skills

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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