Summary of role:
The role of the Data Scientist is to act as an analytics translator, communicating complex data related requirements between business and IT stakeholders.
He/she will be involved in building of new, bespoke advanced analytic tools.
Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
Mine and analyse data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.
Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.
Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy.
Skills and background:
Advanced knowledge of statistical and data mining techniques (regression, decision trees, clustering, neural networks, etc.)
Knowledge of additional programming languages is a plus (Python, C++, Java)
Intellectual curiosity, along with excellent problem-solving and quantitative skills, including the ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutions
Proven leaders with the ability in inspire others, build strong relationships, and create a true followership, result-driven achievers
Distinctive communications skills and ability to communicate analytical and technical content in an easy to understand way
Experience and Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field like Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field required. Advanced degree is a strong plus
3-5 years of hands-on mathematical modelling experience in business environment
Proven experience in working with large datasets and relational databases (SQL)