Sr. Valuation R&D Analyst
Company: Cox Automotive
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Kelley Blue Book, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for
a Sr. Valuation Analyst R&D to join our team in Irvine, CA.?The
Senior Valuation R&D Analyst is responsible for supporting
valuations research and development initiatives. For assigned
initiatives, the Sr. R&D Analyst is tasked with helping to
identify market needs, challenges, and how Kelley Blue Book?s and
Cox Automotive?s values and methodology will need to evolve to meet
those demands and ultimately benefit the market. Through
quantitative research and iterative design and development, the Sr.
R&D Analyst will support the development of concepts,
prototypes, mocks, and POCs. The incumbent will be responsible for
improving statistical methodology, gathering and prioritizing
market requirements, and working closely with Valuation Operations,
Decision Sciences, Product, and other support teams to ensure that
values accurately reflect and are clearly communicated to the
market both today and in the future.?Your Role:
- 20% - Support assigned research and development efforts which
will deliver on the vision and roadmap for Kelley Blue Book
- 20% - Propose and rationalize enhancements, changes in
methodology, and new solution introductions as needed.
- 20% - Develop deep expertise and understanding of the customer
base and market served by Kelley Blue Book and Cox Auto values and
pursue potential new offerings through quantitative and iterative
research and design methodologies.
- 15% - Collaborate with and engage other departments including
Operations, Technology Group, Marketing, Research, Product, UX and
other relevant stakeholders as needed to achieve objectives.
- 15% - Assess market competition by comparing the company?s
product to competitor?s products and determine clients? and
consumers' needs and desires by driving the research needed to
obtain market information
- 10% - All other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Experience
Bachelors degree in statistics/data science, computer science,
mathematics, or other related field plus?2 to 4 years of experience
in a quantitative research, development, or technology role -
preferably at an organization focused on automotive valuation
and/or research or related fields.
- Must possess extensive market knowledge and the drive to stay
current with advancements in automotive valuation and
- Should possess strategic insight and the ability to facilitate
the development of innovative new solutions and methodologies.
- Must be able to weave technical skills and business expertise
together to propose creative solutions.
- Ability to think creatively and propose novel solutions
- Experience in Product Development
- Ability to work cross-functionally? ??
What We Also Look For (preferred skills):
- Must be proficient with excel and SQL-query writing.
- Familiarity with AWS, Redshift, Sage Maker, and PostgreSQL are
About Cox AutomotiveCox 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.comCox 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.Statement to ALL Third-Party
Agencies and Similar Organizations:? Cox accepts resumes only from
agencies with which we formally engage their services.?? Please do
not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox
employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is
not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited
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