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Career area
Vehicle Remarketing
Country
United States
Work Location(s)
CA, DE, FL, IL, MI, MN, TX
Remote?
Yes
Ref #
13027
Posted Date
Friday, July 1, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

As a leader in digital financial services, our customer and employee experiences run on data. We depend on the Ally analytics community to fuel these journeys and to help nearly 10,000 leaders and employees make countless data-driven decisions every day. Our analytics community has hundreds of analytics professionals across Ally in communities focused on business analytics, data science, R, Python, Power BI and more and continues to grow every day. As you read this, our Technology and Digital organization is deploying our new Cloud Computing platform to accelerate and expand our digital capability. 

 

We're looking for a passionate Data Science Analyst with great communication skills for our Auto Valuations Team. This person will conduct ad hoc analysis, analytics projects and create data products to surface insights and drive business strategy related to vehicle remarketing and pricing. Do you have a focus on measurable business outcomes, strong analytical skills, and a desire to make an impact? If you are a creative and critical thinker, storyteller, learner and innovator and want to work in an environment focused on using  data science and big data tech, keep reading.

The Work Itself

  • In this role, you'll help us make data-driven decisions by:
  • - Leading complex analytics projects which require technical sophistication and the ability to  navigate ambiguity
  • - Performing ad hoc analysis and quickly provide results and recommendations
  • - Conducting exploratory data analysis (EDA) using Excel and programming in Python and/or R
  • - Gathering data from diverse sources, cleansing and transforming, and designing and deploying data pipelines for ad hoc and automated analytical products
  • - Creating self-service data products in Power BI, Python, R and driving independent decision-making
  • - Helping document analytical standards and processes
  • - Collaborating with Ally employees in business areas, technology, peers, model risk, and many others to build informed analytical products and insights
  • - Conduct model performance monitoring and assisting in model governance documentation
  • - Learning new analytical approaches not being used today and exploring with team
  • - Working independently with occasional support from manager. This is an individual contributor role.
  • - Designing and deploying data products in an AWS tenant using Snowflake, SageMaker, nifi, and others
  • - Using agile, design thinking and team development work practices using Jira, Mural and BitBucket

The Skills You Bring

EXPERIENCE
  • - 2 years analytics or data science experience
EDUCATION
  • - Bachelors Degree Preferred in Quantitative/Technical Discipline (Maths, Computer Science, Data Science/Analytics, Economics)
  • - Certificates from Coursera, Udemy, DataCamp et. al. helpful
FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • - Intermediate skill with Excel
  • - Intermediate skill with SQL
  • - Basic skill with Unix
  • - Basic skill in Technical Report Writing and Presentations
  • - Intermediate skill in programming/scripting in Python, R or SAS
  • - Basic skill in Exploratory Data Analysis
  • - Intermediate knowledge of and skill with Statistics
  • - Basic knowledge of structured and unstructured data and data modeling
  • - Basic knowledge of software development
  • - Awareness of Data Science/Analytics/BI Methodology like CRISP-DM
  • - Awareness of AWS and cloud development tools like Snowflake, Sagemaker and nifi
  • - Awareness of Agile, Design Thinking, Team Development and current digital work practices
BEHAVIORS
  • - Prioritizes day-to-day tasks with longer-term projects while communicating with stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
  • - Crafts engaging data-driven stories to influence decision-makers
  • - Thinks deeply and critically to ask the right question and apply the right technique to get the best answer
  • - Pays attention to detail/Ensures accurate deliverables
  • - Participates in analytics communities to learn and help others learn

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

 
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
 

Who We Are:

 

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

 

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

 

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.