Senior Data Scientist

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 71903

Posted: 03/07/2019 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281566-2_1 Salary: $140,000 - 160,000
Title: Senior Data Scientist
Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Salary: $140,000 - 160,000
Contact: Paul Chatlos, [email protected]

The Senior Data Scientist will work with the I&A cluster to transform the N.A. business into a more data-driven organization. The Data Scientist will collaborate with N.A. business leaders, I&A Business Analysts and the global Centre of Excellence, to solve market-specific problems with optimal data science algorithms, and to ensure the market takes full advantage of global data science capabilities.

Senior Data Scientist Main Purpose of the Job:

(A concise statement setting out the main purpose and objectives of the job)
The role has four main accountabilities:
-Works with N.A. business leaders and I&A cluster Business Analysts to understand business problems, and solves them using relevant algorithms that lead to improved decisions.
-Works with CoE data scientists and product owners to ensure global data science products serve the needs of the N.A. market. Also shares local innovation with the CoE.
-Presents the output of data science (insights, predictions and recommendations, products) to business leaders.
-Manages one or more Data Scientists.

Senior Data Scientist Expected Work

An initial focus of this role will be on configuring data-science and algorithmic solutions that power I&A's portfolio of cross-functional (LiveWire / Jarvis) products, to suit the needs of the US market - balancing efficient use of the core product with the specific functionality required for relevance to US business units. Further ahead, activities will be a mix of deploying additional global products, and running local projects identified with the US business.

Senior Data Scientist Key accountabilities:

-Apply data science algorithms to optimally answer N.A. business questions, generating predictive and prescriptive outputs, and presenting these in a clear and actionable way.
-Understand how local decision processes differ from global standards (including different input data or constraints); plan how the configuration of global products (e.g. Jarvis) must change to accommodate this and work with CoE team to ensure this is effectively built into the local deployment.
-The position will be an individual contributor and manager role working closely with the North America Head of Data and Analytics. There will be 1 or more reports for this role, and there may be third party contractors this role is accountable for (Fractal, or other potential local companies).
Senior Data Scientist Experience and qualifications required:
-B.S. or M.S. in a relevant technical field (Operations Research, Computer Science, Statistics, Business Analytics, Econometrics, or Mathematics). Overall experience of 8-10+ years preferred
-3-5 years of experience working in a fast-moving consumer goods company and/or data - analytic supplier (e.g. Nielsen, IRI, or other related companies)
-Strong track record in solving analytical problems using quantitative and machine learning approaches
-Deep experience in common machine learning techniques such as Random Forests, Boosting, Regularized Regression, Nave Bayes Classifiers
-Working knowledge of advanced machine learning such as Deep Neural Networks, Support vector machines, Reinforcement learning and Bayesian networks
-Working knowledge in classical statistics (Regression, Clustering, Optimization, Time Series, Probability)
-Deep experience in testing and measurement (A/B, multivariate, inferential measurement e.g. CausalImpact)
-Deep experience working with and coding in R, R Shiny, Python
-Working knowledge of data visualization concepts in reports (Tableau, Power BI) and specialist tools (D3 or equivalent)
-Fluency extracting and combining complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from multiple sources (enterprise, proprietary, IoT, public domain), including unstructured data (comment threads, audio, video)
-Working knowledge

Paul Chatlos
Executive Recruiter

Paul specializes in the recruitment of quantitative marketing professionals. He prides himself in building excellent relationships with both clients and candidates in order to best address their hiring needs and career goals.
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