Strategic Operations Specialist in Las Vegas, NV at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Scientific Games’s leadership team hand-picks complex business challenges, and members of the Strategic Ops team work to find solutions. As part of this team you fully immerse yourself in data collection, draw insight from the data, work with the various business units to qualitatively assess issues, and then zoom out to develop compelling, synthesized recommendations. Once an analysis has been derived taking input from various sources, you will persuasively communicate your recommendations to senior-level executives.

Further, you will drive implementation, monitor and report on the progress.
As a Strategic Operations Principal, you are the data expert and thrive on solving highly analytical and logistical problems, conducting interviews and synthesizing ideas. You will work with a small team on projects commissioned by Scientific Games’ executive team, managing your own workstream(s) as you go.

The Strategic Operations team at SG plays a critical role in defining and driving strategic, operational and organizational improvements across the company. The group operates like an internal consulting division working on a range of critical projects and issues. They handle issues around partner development, business model rollouts, market analysis, strategy implementation in emerging markets such as Sports Betting and Digital Gaming, as well as pricing strategies across our Gaming, Lottery, Social, and Digital businesses. This team is at the forefront of SG’s fast-moving strategic priorities, taking on operational challenges and enabling innovation. The position reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Operations.

Essential Job Functions:
•Structure complex, ambiguous and potentially charged business issues for SG’s executive team.
•Gather and analyze large amounts of information quickly and effectively.
•Develop compelling, insightful recommendations.
•Build consensus among cross-functional teams and influence decision making within leadership audiences.
•Lead execution against recommendations quickly and with flawless accuracy.

Job Requirements


•BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
•MBA from a top-tiered school strongly preferred
Required Experience:
•5+ years of relevant work experience
•2+ years of experience in management consulting or investment banking
•Experience at a management consulting firm, corporate strategy organization or technology-focused banking organization
•Early stage company experience
•Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with impeccable business judgment
•Advanced in Excel, proficient in Power Point
•Effective modeling
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to be personable yet persistent
Preferred Experience:
•Corporate Stategy or consulting roles
•Data Analytics
•Utilization of accounting, finance, and valuation concepts

Physical Requirements:    
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.