Data Scientist

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description


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Basic Purpose


• Support the delivery of strategic advanced analytics solutions across different data channels and processes
• Provide analytics insights and solutions to solve business problems outlined in the requirements
• Leverage analytics within transformation projects in operations through maturity assessments and analytics projects
• Collaborate with other team members, subject matter experts, pods, and delivery teams to deliver strategic advanced analytic based solutions from design to execution
• Manage, architect, and analyze big data in order to build data driven insights and high impact data models
• Examine data from multiple sources and share insights with leadership and stakeholders
• Using data presented in models, charts, and tables and transforming it into a format that is useful to the business and aids effective decision making
• Use of statistical practices to analyze current and historical data to make predictions, identify risks, and opportunities enabling better decisions on planned/future events
• The ability to understand the business problem and determine what aspects of it require optimization; articulate those aspects in a clear and concise manner
• The ability to define and develop models that predict the probability of an outcome
• Offers improvements to the way in which analytics service the entire function
• Being a key point of contact between the data analyst/data engineer and the project/functional analytics leads
• Prepares realistic project implementation plans which highlight major milestones and deliverables leveraging standard methods and work planning tools
• Recognizes potential issues and risks during the analytics project implementation and can suggest realistic mitigation strategies
• Coaches and mentors project team members in carrying out analytics project implementation activities
• Leads the preparation of high quality project deliverables that are valued by the business and presents them in such a manner that they are easily understood by project stakeholders
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Knowledge of and the ability to perform advanced statistical analysis such as measures of central tendency, normal distribution, variance, standard deviation, basic tests, correlation, and regression techniques
• Experienced in the use of standard ETL tools and techniques
• Understands data gaps has the ability to model (or abstract) to remedy critical problems
• Exceptional understanding of SQL and querying
• Ability to view and understand other project or functional areas in order to consolidate analytical needs and processes
• Experienced in sourcing, maintaining, and updating data
• Understanding of data warehousing, data cleaning, data pipelines and other analytical techniques for modeling
• Demonstrates a deep understanding of multiple data related concepts
• Has a working knowledge of various data structures and formats and the ability to extract data from various data sources (such as Cognos, Informatica)
• Understands the concepts and application of data mapping and building requirements
• Demonstrates functional knowledge of data visualization tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau
• Has working knowledge of various data structures and the ability to manipulate data within visualization tools
• Ability to manipulate raw data into effective visualization dashboards
• Ability to communicate end to end data outcomes visually

Desired Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Graduate education in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
• Knowledge of Navy Federal Credit Union instructions, standards, and procedures

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: 820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.