Jobjet.com

Data Scientist

Full-time Lenexa, KS
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The Data Scientist is responsible for aggregating and analyzing data to create actionable insights to drive business results. Uses advanced statistical techniques to provide deeper understanding of customer profile, behavior and actions and collaborates with other data science teams, business partners across business units to recommend customer experience/service improvements across the enterprise. Delivers key data driven insights and recommends actions.

Responsibilities

The Data Scientist is responsible for aggregating and analyzing data to create actionable insights to drive business results. Uses advanced statistical techniques to provide deeper understanding of customer profile, behavior and actions and collaborates with other data science teams, business partners across business units to recommend customer experience/service improvements across the enterprise. Delivers key data driven insights and recommends actions.

Qualifications

  • ​BS/MS in a quantitative discipline: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics
  • 3-5 years experience working with real data
  • Expertise in at least one statistical software package, preferably R or SAS JMP 
  • Advanced skills in a scripting language such as Python, R, or Java 
  • Ability to utilize existing packages in these languages 
  • Good Understanding of Machine Learning techniques 
  • Regression, Classification, Clustering 
  • Proficiency in SQL. 
  • Knowledge and/or understanding of statistical, open source and/or enterprise level ETL and Analytics tools and practices for effectively applying them 
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Strong skills in MS Office, in particular Excel and Power point 
  • Ability to analyze a problem and design paths to potential solutions to help companies make better decisions 
  • Ability to consider multiple levels of the causes and effects of potential solutions 
  • Ability to interpret complex business problems to technical problems, and solutions 
  • Able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses. 
  • Able to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Attention to details that are critical in arriving to correct conclusions
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a dynamic project team members (Project manager, business analyst, developers, and management team) 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Organized and flexible team player that is able to asses priorities, multi-task, and meet deadlines