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USAA Business Strategy Analyst Lead in San Antonio, Texas

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Business Strategy Analyst Lead for the San Antonio Home Office II/III or for a 100% remote work opportunity.

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Uses quantitative and qualitative analysis to provide thought-leadership on evolving industry trends, market developments, USAA’s strategic direction, regulatory environment, and macroeconomic trends for the business unit. Provides insights and information-based context for key stakeholders in the business unit to effectively manage, influence, and impact line of business strategy.

Job Requirements

About USAA

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.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

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Tasks:

  • Leads discussions with key stakeholders to communicate information learned from analyses and provide input into line of business strategy development.

  • Leads and oversees efforts to identify key business assumptions and hypotheses around line of business strategy. Continuously refines hypotheses and identifies business questions to explore further.

  • Develops the analytical framework and blueprint to answer business questions identified in the business portfolio, product, or member experience.

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to evaluate and uncover strategic insights related to Profit & Loss performance including Product Strategy, Pricing, Marketing, Sales, Credit Risk, Distribution Channels, and Member Experience.

  • Applies expert analytical rigor to define outcome measures, improve prioritization, increase agility in decisioning, improve ability to evaluate progress towards business outcomes, and to evaluate risks to strategic goals.

  • Communicates the significance of strategic insights to senior leaders and other key stakeholders. Effectively influences and drives strategic agreement utilizing subject matter expertise and interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Serves as a team lead and provides guidance and on-the-job training to less experienced team members.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Minimum Experience:

  • 8 or more years of experience in data/analytics, strategy consulting, or related business experience, OR

  • Master’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in data/analytics, strategy consulting, or related business experience

  • Demonstrated project management experience

  • Experience with hypotheses-driven problem solving

  • Experience bringing analytics to action using visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

  • Experience influencing business decisions

  • Experience leading complex data analysis

  • Experience working with leadership teams to identify key opportunities to develop and enhance business strategy using quantitative and qualitative analytics

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level

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.

Preferred Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience driving cost-savings with Lean Six Sigma/Toyota Production System or other lean management system

  • Demonstrable professional writing expertise in both whitepapers and executive presentations

  • Experience or Passion for creating a culture of Kaizen/Continuous Improvement

  • Mastery of SQL and Python for data workflows and analytics

  • Familiarity or Expertise in Agile SCRUM

  • Experience or Passion for designing data solutions in Amazon Web Solutions (AWS)

  • Awareness of Decision Modeling and Decision Quality

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.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement) or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 9/22/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .

Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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