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. 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 role resides with the Business Analytics and Strategy team, which is a key player in VCI's Mobility transformation through providing analytical direction that helps shape future strategy.
The Decision Sciences Analyst Sr role will work cross-functionally across the organization in order to set and achieve strategic objectives. To do so, you will research, prepare reports and analyze data to deliver insight and make recommendations. We are looking someone who is a curious collaborative creator that is energized by using data to make smart decisions. You are skilled at exploring data and using multiple tools to aid your traversal and story building. You are committed to your work and take it to completion through your impassioned confidence when presenting and defending your findings to management. This is a new position, in a new team, with the unique opportunity to lay the foundation of how business analysis is conducted.
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
7 years of professional experience
Required Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research or similar quantitative field
Desired Master's degree in Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, Economics or Operations Research
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
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.)
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)
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.
Volkswagen Group Of America