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7/14/2019
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Analytics Specialist
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The Vanguard Group, Inc. | Malvern, PA
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Job Description

Advance the investment industry

Inform and educate Vanguard about clients and prospects through descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytic insights.

Requirements

In this role, you will

* Execute analytic projects to provide insight into client needs and behavior, supporting marketing and client servicing decisions.
* Engage with project sponsors and stakeholders to understand each business question. Probe for hidden questions and goals. Help bring structure to each request and translate requirements into an analytic approach.
* Acquire structured and unstructured data and prepares it for analysis. Investigates, extracts, cleans, transforms, QCs and manages data using R, Python, SQL techniques.
* Analyze data to describe client behavior and preferences, understand channel usage, diagnose client experience problems, size marketing opportunity, target clients for treatment and measure the impact of marketing and servicing initiatives. Utilize appropriate analytic methods and specialized tools to generate insights, answer the business questions and fulfill project objectives.
* Prepare and deliver insight presentations and action recommendations. Communicates complex material in layman's terms. Guide business partners on the interpretation and use of analytic results.
* Administer model score, experimental data and documentation libraries.
* Develop and apply domain knowledge of Vanguard's businesses and data.

Impact

Offer insights to advance experiences in Vanguard's Institutional Investor Group (IIG), which serves institutional clients, consultants, plan sponsors, and participants. The majority of our assets are in the Defined Contribution business comprised of full service record-keeping and investment only.

Qualifications

What it takes

* Undergraduate degree in an analytically oriented major, such as statistics, mathematics, economics.
* Graduate degree preferred related to analytical field of study.
* Knowledge of financial services and marketing.
* Able to take disparate data and understand it, process it, extract value from it, visualize it and communicate it.
* Python, R programming skills. Understanding of data structures.
* Logical analytical skills.
* Experience gathering requirements, developing analytic approaches, and applying quantitative methods to harvest insights.
* Experience applying statistical techniques (modeling, regression methods, decision trees, forecasting, clustering, time series, and machine learning techniques).
* Able to communicate complex concepts and analysis to a variety of audience knowledge levels. Data visualization and storytelling skills.

A plus for this role

* Graduate degree preferred related to analytical field of study.
* Python, R programming skills. Understanding of data structures.
* Experience applying statistical techniques (modeling, regression methods, decision trees, forecasting, clustering, time series, and machine learning methods).



Special Factors

* Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position



About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

About The Vanguard Group, Inc.

Company Description

In 1975, a small but uniquely structured mutual fund company came into being. More than a quarter-century later, Vanguard is internationally known for exceptional client service and the highest-value products in the industry.

Most investment firms are publicly traded or privately owned. Vanguard is different. We're owned by the Vanguard funds, which are owned by our clients. Helping our investors achieve their goals is our sole reason for existence. With no other parties to answer to and no conflicting loyalties, we can keep investing costs as low as possible.

At Vanguard, you'll be part of a culture that calls for doing what is right in every situation, every day.

A Choice of Locations:

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney, Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • London, England
  • Paris, France
  • Singapore
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Valley Forge, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
  • Zurich, Switzerland

Quick Facts:

  • Corporate headquarters: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
  • Founded: May 1, 1975.
  • Total assets: Approximately $1.7 trillion in U.S. mutual funds (as of December 31, 2011).
  • Number of funds: Approximately 170 U.S. funds (including variable annuity portfolios), plus additional funds in international markets.
  • Chairman and CEO: F. William McNabb III.
  • Number of employees (crew): Approximately 13,000 in U.S. and international locations (as of December 31, 2011).

Mission & Values


Our Mission:
Our mission is simple. We aim to help our clients—individuals, institutions, or financial advisors—reach their financial goals by being the world's highest-value provider of investment products and services. We accomplish this by offering a range of investment products, including low-cost mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, as well as investment-related services such as advice, brokerage, and retirement savings programs.

Our Ethics:
We pledge to adhere to the highest standard of ethical behavior and fiduciary responsibility in all that we do. We put our clients' interests first and we invest the majority of our assets alongside theirs. We communicate candidly about risks and costs, as well as rewards.

Our Investment Philosophy:
We believe that investing is a long-term proposition, not a matter of chasing short-term performance or investment fads. By focusing on low costs, diversification, and a long-term perspective, we can help position our clients for long-term investment success.

Working Here

As soon as you start working at Vanguard, you'll learn what's expected of you and what you need to do to achieve results. You'll have access to a wide variety of resources, receive support to help you succeed, and much more.

We continue to be recognized as a leader in the development of our crew. In fact, year after year, we rank high on Training magazine's "Training Top 125" list for our strong commitment to learning and professional career development.

Benefits

Best-in-class health care coverage, a generous retirement and savings plan, and life insurance are all part of the Total Rewards package you'll receive as a crew member—along with your compensation, work-life offerings, and conveniences. Our Total Rewards package is a big reason Vanguard is an employer of choice.