Job Description

Category
Analytics
Business Unit
Corporate
Address
1720 W Rio Salado Pkwy
City
Tempe
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85281
Country
US

Overview

DriveTime Needs an Analyst, Startegic Analytics

 

Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime is the largest privately owned used car sales and finance company in the country.  With more than 130 dealerships, 3 operations centers and 15 reconditioning centers across the nation, our 4,000+ employees are focused on getting the right customer in the right car, at the right terms.  With over 25 years of industry experience, and our dedication to streamlining the purchase process, we're redefining what it means to buy and finance a used car.

 

As focused as we are on our customer, we take that same focus on finding the right talent for the right opportunities within our organization.  Across the nation, from our home office and operations centers to our retail locations and reconditioning centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team!

In short – the Analyst, Strategic Analytics will use creative problem solving and leverage analysis of large datasets to design strategies that accomplish our organizational initiatives of growth, customer experience, and profitability in high profile initiatives

In long – the Analyst, Strategic Analytics is responsible for:

  • Innovate on existing products and processes while using emerging technologies and data analysis to identify new opportunities to improve customer experience and profitability in our ancillary products division.
  • Create in-depth analyses, collaborate with stakeholders, and leverage resources skillfully to capitalize on those new opportunities
  • Create, maintain, and automate reporting to help partner teams produce value-add strategies and optimize their business segment.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills in making recommendations to senior executives across DriveTime’s family of companies.
  • Constructing in-depth quantitative analysis by processing, manipulating, and studying large datasets by leveraging strong Excel skills and coding languages such as SQL, Snowflake, and R.
  • Designing, developing, testing, and implementing new products and solutions.
  • Effectively communicating with concise insights and/or visualizations utilizing software such as Tableau while partnering collaboratively with colleagues and senior leaders in DriveTime.
  • Being self-driven and able to take initiative to further the success of the business.

So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?

Killer analytical and reporting abilities. You’ll need the capability to analyze data and in return, prepare timely reports on your findings.

A mind for the details. Okay we know “detail-oriented” is on about every job description – but we really mean it!

Intellectual curiosity. Why? What? How? Do you find yourself always wanting to learn more and broaden your knowledge base? If so, this could be the role for you.

Passionate and goal oriented. We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic about their work and is passionate about not only meeting their goals but exceeding them.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

The Specifics

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a quantitative field such as economics, finance, statistics, engineering, computer information systems or other STEM field.
  • 1+ years of experience in data, financial, and/or strategic analytics.
  • Experience using analysis to create value-added strategies and make recommendations to the business to improve organizational performance
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, collaborative teamwork, intellectual horsepower, curiosity, initiative, and attention to detail.
  • Strong statistical skills and experience focused on business decision making and problem solving.
  • Experience managing multiple project streams.
  • Demonstrated skill in SQL/Snowflake and extensive experience developing analysis in Excel.
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Anything Else?  Absolutely.

 

DriveTime was awarded Top Companies to Work for in AZ by AZCentral.com for our great culture and one of the Best Places to Work in IT as awarded by PBJ.  Essentially we offer a creative, transparent and fun environment since, well, we work here too.  DriveTime was also voted the Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc 5000, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon!

So What About the Perks?  Perks matter.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.
  • 16 days of PTO and 6 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?
  • Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.
  • Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
  • Game Room. Gimme a break – no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.
  • Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!
  • Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within. We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!

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