Senior Data Scientist
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Data Analytics & Business Intelligence
- Job Function Data Analytics
- Employment Type Full Time
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition 922795BR
What you'll do
Job Location: 702 S.W. 8th Street, Bentonville, AR 72716
Duties: Leads the continuous improvement of data science and analytics by researching industry best practices and staying up-to-date on analytical practices; developing innovative solutions, processes, and techniques; evaluating and recommending vendor products and services; integrating third party solutions into current processes; developing and recommending process standards and best practices across the retail industry; and mentoring peers and analysts across the division in analytical best practices. Consults with business stakeholders on data-based insights by serving as the data science subject matter expert for the division; analyzing data to develop data-driven insights; applying analytical results to division goals; identifying trends across the company; translating results into actionable recommendations; identifying potential consequences of proposed plans and providing alternative recommendations; and presenting insights and recommendations to stakeholders and peers. Drives strategies for analytics across the division by participating in business strategy discussions to ensure alignment between data and business objectives; analyzing business direction and identifying key insights needed; developing advanced analytics models based on business initiatives; leading project team discussions to determine project plans and direction; synthesizing data to ensure validity and usability; building large analytics datasets to support project goals; utilizing big data analytics and advanced data and text mining technologies; building learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and offline data analysis; presenting results, insights, and actionable recommendations for business plans to key stakeholders; and influencing future business plans based on analytics insights. Leads multiple large-scale analytic project teams by serving as the senior technical lead for project teams; working with business partners to translate project goals into data analytic models; facilitating discussions with business partners to determine the root cause of business problems; aligning divisional goals with project plans; developing contingency plans for data analysis; designing data collection tools to conduct primary research to address business initiatives; developing timelines for project execution; utilizing business knowledge to ensure data supports project goals; and developing recommendations based on data analysis. Telecommuting / working from home is permissible.
Skills required: Must have experience with: SAS or R; data analytics and statistical approaches such as significance testing, calculating confidence intervals, and producing sample weights using Iterative Proportional Fitting algorithm; building statistical models for business processes and outgoing Data QC; relational databases, including writing and troubleshooting SQL; MS Excel to build reporting dashboards for clients; reporting platforms such as Tableau, Oracle Business Intelligence or Spotfire; and Data Mining. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.
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