#115786

Data Scientist

Location:
Deerfield, IL
Job Terms:
Permanent
posted by:
Dove Ryan
Date:
03/23/2017

Job Description:

Data Scientist over Search
Performs and implements daily operational activities that impact discrete components / processes of the specified Customer Loyalty and Insights work function, and may include responsibilities in the area of vendor collaboration, industry insights, customer insights, pricing and promotion and/or consumer research such as:
Creating deep dive analyses to study key area trends.
Participating in development and enhancement of standard initiatives to optimize consumer awareness, market share, overall efficiencies and support specified work function initiatives.
Participating in development of new programs and enhancing current programs to meet performance objectives.
Running ad-hoc analyses to identify and recommend innovative options to drive business strategy.
Performing research to identify industry trends and best practices.
Evaluating key area trends and developing/implementing innovative programs/improvements.
Analyzing performance against departmental objectives.
Participating in monitoring departmental strategies and objectives.
Identifies and determines likely reasons for problematic causes.
Prepares accurate documentation and communication to effectively facilitate elimination of problems / roadblocks as they occur and create efficient fixes.
Collaborates cross-functionally to accomplish activities. Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities.
Constructively challenges current methods to identify areas of improvement and deliver improved results.
Participates in and contributes to departmental meetings by adding relevant input to assist in driving program results.
Works on small projects and may lead some project work streams, as necessary.
Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties. Ensures assigned initiatives are completed within budget and on time to meet business units’ needs.
Works to develop knowledge and understanding for area of responsibility.
Prefer ecommerce masters in data science or predictive analytics experience working in Hadoop.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Economics, or Finance and at least 3 years of experience in advanced analytics.
Knowledge of analytical software packages such as SAS & SPSS or SQL and relational databases for advanced analytic applications.
Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community and with vendors.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Economics, or Finance. Knowledge of general business trends and requirements in support of major business areas such as Marketing, Merchandising, Healthcare, and Operations.
Knowledge of advanced statistical concepts and data mining techniques such as: logistic and linear regression, CHAID segmentation, survival analysis, Bayesian methods, optimization and time-series forecasting.
Knowledge of the link between analysis and business impact.
Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.
Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community and with vendors.
Experience collaborating with both internal and external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
Experience in creating insights for business partners as an outcome from advanced analytic applications.