Role Purpose :
We are looking for a Data Science Lead to to discover valuable insights from vast amount of data that help us make smarterdecisions and deliver better products and services to our customers, throughapplying machine learning techniques, performing statistical analysis andbuilding high quality predictive systems integrated in our solutions.
A typical day in this Role :
Identifyingopportunities to solve business problems and drive results through big data.
Workingclosely with business stakeholders, IT, vendors and other members within theGroup teams to drive advanced data analytics deliverables and their commercialapplications.
Gatekeeping,validating, tracking and designing data science solutions in both vendor andinternal projects.
Bringingin best practices in advanced data analytics, predictive modeling and otherdevelopment processes.
Assistingin promoting data culture and practices in the organization.
This job is a good fit for You if :
You are an Expert - You have in-depth knowledge of akey area and seek possible solutions through study and research. You tend tobe more reserved, and they don’t need to be in charge.
You work well in teamsand are also comfortable working alone.
You are a Detailer - You like to dig into the details,and you excel at minimizing risk. You deliberate fully before makingdecisions and will need to see all the facts before reaching a conclusion.
You follow up rigorously.
You are an Innovator - You are good at designing newsolutions and tend to think in a non-linear way. You will not be constrained by the past,instead viewing challenges as opportunities to change direction and explorewhat's new and different’.
Success will depend on :
Atleast 5 years of relevant experience in data science, preferably in retail industry.
Universitydegree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics orother related disciplines.
Solidknowledge and experience in various machine learning and statisticaltechniques, Python, R, SQL and other data science tools.
Provenability to drive business results with analytics and actionable recommendations.
Ableto initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance.
Ableto communicate methodologies and data insights in a clear and effective mannerto different levels in the organization.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The information provided will be treated in strict confidence and be used only for consideration of your application for relevant / similar posts within the A.S. Watson Group.