Data Scientist

POSITION OBJECTIVE Data scientists interpret and apply data in analyses, and explain findings to business audiences typically, to improve products and processes. Projects support business decision making for multiple business functions. Designs, creates, implements, and manages predictive analytics that leverage large and varied data sets, using a wide range of analytical tools, methods, and platforms.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Interprets and applies data analytics to provide recommendations to the business

  • Implements activities that impact singular components / processes of the work of own unit / team / projects
  • Assigned to initiatives that support business decision making for multiple business functions
  • Develops and executes statistical and mathematical solutions to business problems within business unit
  • Frames problem then determines intended approach and quantitative methods to develop solution
  • Uses analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, culling actionable insights using advanced statistical techniques such as predictive statistical models, customer profiling, segmentation analysis, survey design and analysis and data mining
  • Designs experiments to answer targeted questions
  • Documents projects including business objective, data gathering and processing, leading approaches, final algorithm, detailed set of results and analytical metrics
  • Develops materials to explain project findings to Management
  • Develops new algorithms and mathematical approaches to understand the company's audiences and solves complex business problems such as optimizing product performance, revenue and adoption


QUALIFICATIONS

Required
  • 2+ years of progressively complex Data Science or analytics experience
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in MIS, Computer Science, Data Science or related field


Preferred
  • Masters degree
  • Retail experience


Special Requirements
  • NA


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