Director of Data Science

Madison, WI

Post Date: 07/05/2017 Job ID: 280867-0_1 Category: Data Science Salary: $250,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Director of Data Science
Madison, WI
$250,000 salary depending on experience
nparikh@smithhanley.com

In this dynamic role you will manage a team and shape the direction of advanced analytics for the organization, while driving operations and business performance. High visibility role with the opportunity to work with the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

Responsibilities:
--Deliver predictive models and advanced data mining algorithms that will drive business performance.
--Lead research and innovation of analytical techniques as well as integrate statistical models into processes.
--Use your business leadership experience to manage direct reports, projects, systems and goals.
--Collaborate with cross functional teams such as marketing and sales, partner with business units on data enhancement and execute strategy.
--Perform advanced statistical analysis such as linear models, decision trees, neural networks, etc.

Qualifications:
--Master's degree or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or similar field.
--10+ years experience working with complex datasets, statistical techniques, and machine learning to solve customer driven business problems.
--Must have strong data science experience, with the ability to lead strategy, architecture, development and integration of advanced analytics, driving business impact across the organization.
--Leadership experience managing a team and communicating with executives.
--Experience using modeling software tools such as Python, Hadoop, SAS or R.
--Solid understanding of mathematical modeling and research.

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Smith Hanley Associates is the premier recruiting agency serving the analytics and data science industry. For more information, please visit our website at www.smithhanley.com.

Nihar Parikh
Executive Recruiter

After serving diverse clients in public accounting, Nihar realized his passion was to be a trusted business adviser. He enjoys finding the perfect match between clients and candidates and recruits in the marketing analytics space for the Midwest region.
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