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Senior Director, Applied Analytics

Manchester, NH, USA | Comcast

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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Comcast Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI)Applied Analytics team is looking for an analytical leader who enjoys rolling up their sleeves working on solving complex business questions using large, complex real-world behavioral data. Your work will directly impact Comcast highly visible business decisions.


The successful candidate will:

- Effectively partner with cross-functional teams & business partners with intent to build strong relationships that ultimately lead to identification of ways strategic analytics team can engage and improve business value

- Proactively evaluate, capture, and translate complex business questions into a structured analytical plan, including identification of effective work streams.

- Promote and evangelize a culture of excellence, data driven discussions, healthy skepticism, intellectual curiosity and knowledge sharing while maintaining an environment that is upbeat and fun

- Explore the unknown and brainstorm new ideas in a tireless attempt to uncover causality and hidden correlations

- Utilize hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to reveal insights and opportunities by accessing, processing, exploring, interpreting transaction / event level data to succinctly tell the story and tie it to business implications.


Core Responsibilities

- Identifies fact-based analytic strategies for key business issues raised by clients to ensure that all-important issues are addressed fully and appropriately

- Determines when and how to use quantitative research tools and models

- Develops and communicates goals, strategies, tactics, analytic plans, timelines, and key performance metrics to reach goals

- Collaborate as part of the senior leadership team within EBI. Promotes transparent communication among management team

- Drives solutions development process and works cross-functionally to build business case for new solutions development


Other Competencies

- Effective communication skills ability to 'tell the story'

- Demonstrated creativity in identifying the 'so what'

- Proficient in SQL, R, and/or SAS, other relational database analytical tools, as well as a willingness to pick up / expand new skills in this area

- Ability to grasp complex analytic principles and techniques

- Strong business acumen & demonstrated aptitude for analytics that incite action

- 'Lean forward' bias to find opportunities and drive results

- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple analyses in parallel

- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

- Ability to work effectively across functions, disciplines, and levels

- Work on problems requiring judgment and in-depth evaluation of multiple factors

- Independently identify key issues, patterns or deviations from norm

- Knowledge of or exposure to data science modeling and testing activities


Education Level

- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study

- BA/BS degree in marketing, economics, statistics, psychology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or finance

- MBA strongly preferred

Years of Experience

- 12+ years related experience

Compliance


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