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Principal Data Analyst

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

IT, Data Science
McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024


Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, 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.

Our credit card business is powered by data and analytics and a passion to help use credit wisely. Our credit card products serve more than 87 million customers with 20+ personal and business card offerings with a reputable brand offering some of the best cash-back, rewards, and travel benefits for consumers and small business owners. We have advanced proprietary technology for pricing, risk management, and collections. Our card applications help us to serve our customers real-time bringing humanity and simplicity to banking.

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:


  • 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:

  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree plus at least 5 years of experience in data analytics, or currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Master’s Degree plus at least 3 years in data analytics, or currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a PhD with an expectation that required degree will be obtained on or before the scheduled start date.

  • 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.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. 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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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.

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