Client Analytics Senior Manager

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 18, 2019
Specialty
Data & Analysis
Metro Area
Atlanta
Duration
Full Time

The Client Analytics Senior Manager is responsible for
creating, maintaining, and enhancing analytical models and capabilities that support
the Value Analytics team and our boundary partners. This individual will develop
and own analytical modeling workstreams that serve internal Cox Automotive team
needs for our sales teams that support our largest and most strategic clients,
as well as enterprise-wide strategic initiatives. Focus areas include client
segmentation, opportunity sizing models, and analysis supporting CAI strategic
initiatives. This role is also responsible for managing analysis datasets
within an AWS environment and ensuring that all models are built in an agile,
scalable, and repeatable way. 


Key Responsibilities:

Analytical Model Creation

  • Designs and develops advanced analytics projects through business and analytical problem framing, data acquisition and creation, model approach definition, model building and solution deployment
  • Must be able to deliver insightful analyses, quickly and accurately, on a just-in-time basis
  • Knack for summarizing / translating complex technical concepts into simple communications / stories
  • Data Architecture Design

  • Identifies relevant data sources to feed the analytical modeling capabilities as well as defines repeatable processes for recreating and scaling analytical approach through enterprise platforms and AWS infrastructure (includes activities and scheduling for implementing, improving, and updating the data set)
  • Business-Facing Analysis

  • Establish and develop strong relationships and alignment with Corporate Strategy Teams, Finance and FP&A teams at both the CAI and Solution Group levels to support ad-hoc and what-if scenario planning and analysis.
  • Defines/refines an operating model for analytical models that specifies all responsibilities and timing associated with maintaining the steady-state operation, refreshing/updating segmentation inputs, and running dynamic segmentation for specific use cases
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and responds to senior level executive requests smartly
  • Develop a closed-loop process with CAI departments to maintain and improve upon analytical models
  • Qualifications:

    Required:

    • Minimum 7 years of experience with statistical modeling, data mining, machine learning, and advanced analytical modeling
    • BS/BA in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent quantitative degree is required
    • Strong proficiency with statistical coding languages and data manipulation tools (R, Python, SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, etc.)
    • Experience in a complex organization, with a proven track record of positive results required
    • Expert knowledge in analytics, statistics, mathematical modeling, and experimental design applied in developing customer segmentation schemes
    • Experience developing and implementing analytical models (segmentation, pricing, opportunity sizing, forecasting, market basket analysis, etc.)  based on various statistical methods (classification, clustering, etc.)
    • Expert in working with “big-ish” data sets (10s of Millions of records)
    • Expert at data blending and data manipulation
    • Excellent writing proficiency, visual design, and presentation skills required
    • Proven ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships and influence at all levels of the organization
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • Success in a startup environment – high energy, quick turns, get-it-done initiative, limited oversight
    • Must have a high level of comfort with the Agile methodology
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills required
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and influence sales teams
    • Data-driven problem solving approach, combined with business reasonable strategy

    Preferred:

    • MS in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent quantitative degree is preferred
    • Management consulting experience preferred
    • Experience working with AWS technologies is a plus

    About Cox Automotive

    Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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