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USAA Executive, Application Development – Data and Analytics in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Purpose of Job

USAA Employees: This job posting will be active for applications until 11:59PM Central on Monday, January 11.

Plans, coordinates, and supervises all activities related to the design, development, and implementation of the organization's data and analytics solutions. Manages multiple development teams supporting different lines of business. Works closely with stakeholders to deliver solutions that support operational and analytical data needs in alignment with USAA’s data and analytics strategy. Responsible for developing, supporting, enforcing, and integrating development best practices and data technology standards across the organization.

Job Requirements

  • Directly manages individual contributors and/or people-managers within a sub-functional team

  • Performs workload management and prioritization duties in support of operations for the functional area assigned

  • Demonstrates executive-level thought leadership, strategy development, and operational planning

  • Applies subject-matter-expert functional knowledge to lead subordinate workers in producing work deliverables in support of departmental initiatives

  • Leads broad functional projects

  • Develops functional policies, procedures and guidelines

  • Identifies opportunities and facilitates major improvements to processes and systems

  • Performs highly complex tasks under minimal supervision and has discretion to deviate from established procedures and guidelines

  • Serves in an executive leadership capacity and has responsibility for performance management and professional development activities for subordinate workers

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Minimum Experience:

  • 10 or more years of progressive related experience developing strategies, managing major initiatives and delivering results within a complex matrix environment required

  • 4 or more years of people leadership experience in building, managing and/or developing high-performing teams required

  • Experience collaborating with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals required

  • Executive-level business acumen in the areas of business operations, industry practices and emerging trends required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep data technologist and strategist with proven experience driving successful adoption of emerging advanced analytics capabilities

  • Hands-on experience as a Data Engineer, Technical Data Lead, or Data Solutions Architect

  • Experience leading large-scale data transformations to include data migration and adoption of cloud-based data technologies such as AWS and Snowflake

  • Expert level leadership experience building and managing large, distributed teams

  • Expert level communication, presentation, and storytelling skills

  • Multi-year program and project management experience using SAFe (strategy, objectives, financials, prioritization, roadmap, milestones, execution plans, status reporting, etc.)

  • Third party and vendor management experience (selection, negotiation, contracting, performance management)

  • Strong experience and business acumen operating in complex regulatory environments such as insurance or the financial services domain


USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $135,200 - $243,500

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Long Term Incentive Plan: Cash payment for Executive only representing a cash payment which is both time and performance based


At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is available for this position.

If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.

Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.