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R121921 Posted 09/14/2021

Principal Data Analyst

Richmond , Virginia | McLean , Virginia
  • Category Data Analyst
  • Experience Principal Associate
  • Primary Address Richmond, Virginia

Overview

Locations: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Data Analyst

At Capital One, data is at the center of everything we do. When we launched as a startup we disrupted the credit card industry by individually personalizing every credit card offer using statistical modeling and the relational database, cutting edge technology in 1988! Fast-forward a few years, and this little innovation and our passion for data has skyrocketed us to a Fortune 200 company and a leader in the world of data-driven decision-making.

As a Data Analyst at Capital One you will leverage analytic and technical skills to innovate, build, and maintain well-managed data solutions and capabilities to tackle business problems.

On any given day you will be challenged on three types of work – Innovation, Business Intelligence and Data Management:

Innovation

  • Use Open Source/Digital technologies to mine complex, voluminous, and different varieties of data sources and platforms

  • Build well-managed data solutions, tools, and capabilities to enable self-service frameworks for data consumers

  • Demonstrate ability to explore and quickly grasp new technologies to progress varied initiatives

Business Intelligence

  • Partner with the business to provide consultancy and translate the business needs to design and develop tools, techniques, metrics, and dashboards for insights and data visualization

  • Drive analysis that provides meaningful insights on business strategies

Data Management

  • Drive an understanding and adherence to the principles of data quality management including metadata, lineage, and business definitions

  • Work collaboratively with appropriate Tech teams to manage security mechanisms and data access governance

  • Build and execute tools to monitor and report on data quality

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree specialized in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics discipline

  • Scripting experience in (Python, R, Spark, and SQL)

  • Strong desire and experience with data in various forms (data warehouses/SQL, unstructured data)

  • Experience utilizing and developing within AWS services

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus at least 5 years of experience in data analytics, or Master’s Degree plus at least 3 years in data analytics, or PhD

  • At least 3 years of experience in at least one scripting language

  • At least 1 year of experience utilizing a business intelligence visualization tool 

  • At least 3 years of experience in querying and analyzing and working with data languages and platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics discipline

  • At least 4 years of experience coding in Python, R, Spark, or SQL

  • At least 4 years of experience working within process management and improvement methodologies – Agile, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.

  • At least 2 years of experience utilizing and developing within AWS services

  • At least 2 years of experience delivering Data Governance and Data Quality Management concepts and practices within the financial services industry

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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    The team will discuss — if it’s a good fit for us and you, we’ll make it official!

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