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Staff Data Scientist
- Location DALLAS, TX
- Career Area Data Science and Analytics
- Job Function Data Science and Analytics
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1649174
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
Position: Staff Data Scientist
Job Location: 1901 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Duties: Understands, articulates, and applies principles of the defined strategy to routine business problems that involve a single function. Supports the understanding of the priority order of requirements and service level agreements. Helps identify the most suitable source for data that is fit for purpose. Performs initial data quality checks on extracted data. Provides recommendations to business stakeholders to solve complex business issues. Develops business cases for projects with a projected return on investment or cost savings. Translates business requirements into projects, activities, and tasks and aligns to overall business strategy. Serves as an interpreter and conduit to connect business needs with tangible solutions and results. Recommends new processes and ways of working. Identifies the model evaluation metrics. Applies best practice techniques for model testing and tuning to assess accuracy, fit, validity, and robustness for multi-stage models and model ensembles. Generates appropriate graphical representations of data and model outcomes. Understands customer requirements to design appropriate data representation for multiple data sets. Work with User Experience designers and User Interface engineers as required to build front end applications. Presents to and influences the team and business audience using the appropriate frameworks and conveys clear messages through business and stakeholder understanding. Customize communication style based on stakeholder under guidance and leverages rational arguments. Guide and mentor junior associates on story types, structures, and techniques based on context.
Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field plus 4 years of experience in analytics or a related field; OR Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field plus 2 years of experience in analytics or a related field.
Skills required: Must have experience with: Coding in programming language (Python or R); Processing and intrepreting data using data wrangling and data visualization; Using linear algebra, calculus, and probability and statistic for ML/AI model development; Performing supervised learning using regression and classification models; Performing unsupervised learning using clustering and PCA; Developing machine learning models using sklearn framework; Developing deep learning models with Tensorflow or Pytorch; Building anomaly detection model using Time Series Analysis (Auto Regression); Developing new techniques and best practices within the industry by conducting research; and Using SQL to prepare data for machine learning model training and prediction. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents
- Parental Leave
- Pay during military service
- Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
- Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth