Mgr / Sr. Mgr / Director of Advanced Analytics
Location: San Antonio
Job Type: Full Time
IQ Workforce is a leader in providing talent services to the analytics community.
We are working with a fast growing mid-sized niche retailer (750 stores / $1B revenue) as they build their business analytics group. This will be a key role in the group, bringing quantitative horsepower to answer business questions across the enterprise. The Manager / Director (depending on experience) of Data Science will have access to data from every part of the business (marketing, customer, pricing, operations, competition, HR, assortment, etc.) to create models that lead to significant improvements in profitability and growth.
Analyzes data and builds statistical models to optimize profits: Traffic/conversion models, marketing mix models, pricing, staffing, assortment optimization, etc.
Develops effective presentations on complex ideas that can be communicated in a simple and straight forward manner.
Develops analytic skills and stays ahead of innovation and trends in the field of Intelligence & Analytics and recommends best practices.
Works to ensure the integration of accurate and complete data sources
Mentors and develops junior-level data science talent for the business analytics group.
Academic success in highly analytical and quantitative areas
Significant professional (post-academic) experience in advanced analytics, data science and/or business analytics
Best in class analytical and critical thinking skills
Strong Communication Skills: ability to clearly convey very complex ideas in simple easy to understand ways – both in writing and verbally
Technical Expertise: knowledge of statistical packages (R or SAS). Experience with SQL.