Financial Data Science Analyst

Austin, Texas, United States
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Summary

Posted: Nov 6, 2018
Role Number: 200002867
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Apple’s Strategic Data Solutions (SDS) team leads efforts to mitigate monetary losses, optimize various business processes, and improve the customer journey across our online and retail stores. Our team applies data science and machine learning to drive strategic impact across multiple lines of business at Apple. We are looking for an outstanding analyst who is interested in working closely with finance partner teams; understanding their processes and analytic needs; and developing technical solutions along the way. They will sit side-by-side with our data scientists and analyze complex business problems, have access to internal and external data sources, and be expected to communicate relevant insights to senior leadership and key decision-makers. The ideal candidate works well in collaborative environments with minimal formal structure and is comfortable in uncertain environments with competing priorities. They must possess solid business acumen, a strong quantitative / technical background, natural curiosity, and the ability to effectively shift between communications styles based on the audience (technical peer review through leadership update).

Key Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 yrs experience working as a data/business analyst, auditor, or related role
  • Background in finance auditing and payments
  • Competent with SQL and big data systems and tools
  • Programming skills in Python
  • Experience applying analytical techniques to provide solutions to real business problems
  • Experience eliciting business requirements and executive metrics
  • Experience building business cases and project plans
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to connect and develop strong partnerships
  • Strong verbal / written communication skills
  • Creativity to go beyond current tools to deliver best solution to the problem
  • Inquisitiveness and a desire for continued self-improvement and development of new skills
  • Comfort working independently and making key decisions on projects
  • Ability to tell meaningful stories with data

Description

-Support discovery of business problems -Perform population/sampling and analytic testing in support of business assurance reviews, investigations, and other projects -Perform data discovery and create proof of concepts -Perform ad-hoc and reoccurring statistical analyses -Work with data warehouse architects and software developers to generate seamless business intelligence solutions for business partners -Present results of analyses to business units

Education & Experience

BS / MS in technical field (math, statistics, engineering, computer science, analytics, or similar) Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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