Sr. Data Scientist / Mgr - Advanced Analytics
Location: San Antonio, TX
Job Type: Analytics
IQ Workforce provides talent services for the analytics and data science community.
Our client is a mid-sized niche retailer with ~5,000 employees, 700 stores and a growing eCommerce business. They are building out their advanced analytics / data science team and looking to add a mid to senior level individual contributor.
The Sr. Data Scientist / Mgr will lead the development and implementation of strategic recommendations to improve profitability and ROI. To enable strategic decision making, the Scientist will conduct statistical analysis / modeling using a comprehensive set of data from across the organization, including, but not limited to: product, payroll, staffing, pricing and marketing.
Defines analytical standards for recurring business questions
Strategically partners with business leaders by leaving new analytics and insights to challenge and influence business leaders
Analyzes data and builds statistical models to optimize profits: Traffic/conversion models, marketing mix models, pricing, staffing, assortment optimization, store operations/labor
Influences senior management decision making on the most crucial decisions facing the company
Thought-provoker interacting across the company and contributing to the culture of fact-based management
Develops effective presentations concerning complex ideas that can be communicated in a straight forward manner
Continually builds and develops analytic skills to stays up to speed with innovation, trends and best practices
Works to ensure the integration of accurate and complete data sources across the retail brand organization
Establishes strong relationships with senior management and translates data-based insights into actionable initiatives
Bachelor’s degree or work experience in highly quantitative area. MBA or Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline preferred
Ability to write complex queries in SQL
Strong knowledge of statistical packages (R or Python)
Strong Communication Skills: ability to clearly convey very complex ideas in simple easy to understand ways – both in writing and verbally
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the organization