Director Of Data Science

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 04/30/2019 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281704-0_1 Salary: $150,000 - 200,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Director of Data Science
Chicago, IL
$150,000 - 200,000
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]

Downtown Chicago company is seeking a Director of Data Science to lead an advanced analytics team. Guide and mentor team members to execute on company initiatives, develop deep insights and produce strategy recommendations that can be implemented in the business. Seeking candidates with a strong business analytics background in ML techniques to partner with business leaders to create customer satisfaction and higher ROI.

Responsibilities of the Director of Data Science:

--Manage and mentor a team of data scientists working on the company's highest impact business challenges.
--Leverage findings in presentations of findings to business partners.
--Use Python to produce models and analysis.
--Introduce new tools and techniques as appropriate.
--Produce insights to increase business understanding of how to improve customer satisfaction and company revenue goals.

Qualifications of the Director of Data Science:

--Experience leading and mentoring a data science team in a corporate setting.
--Minimum 7 years of business based experience using machine learning techniques (neural networks, regressions) to solve challenging business problems.
--Expertise using Python in a corporate setting to solve business challenges.
--Experience using version control systems.
--Proven ability to drive business success using advanced analytics.
--Minimum master's degree in a quantitative field (statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science or other).

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Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Nancy joined the Chicago office of Smith Hanley in 2005. Her expertise in the marketing analytics discipline has resulted in successful partnerships with both clients and candidates. She brings a customer-centric orientation, industry expertise, energy and integrity to her work.
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