Senior Data Scientist

Overview

Remote
Full Time

Skills

k-means clustering
Monte Carlo method
Customer satisfaction
Management consulting
Business acumen
Data Science
Financial services
Business requirements
Advanced analytics
Deep learning
Data Analysis
Quality control
Thought leadership
Computer science
Electrical engineering
Industrial engineering
SQL
Version control
Cloud computing
Problem solving
Text mining
Brainstorming
Data
Leadership
Artificial intelligence
Strategy
Partnership
Computer hardware
Warehouse
Distribution
Innovation
FOCUS
Bridging
Collaboration
R
Analytical skill
Health care
Retail
Algorithms
IP
Presentations
Forecasting
Optimization
Research
Creativity
Statistics
Economics
Mathematics
Physics
IQ
Writing
RStudio
Python
Git
Microsoft Excel
Scripting
Extract
transform
load
Video
Analytics
Streaming
Regression analysis
Clustering
Metrics
KPI
Tableau
Waterfall
Pick
Communication
Switches
Finance
Insurance
Military
Nursing
Legal

Job Details

Why WWT?

Founded in 1990, World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solutions provider leading the AI and Digital Revolution, with $20 billion in annual revenue, combines the power of strategy, execution and partnership to accelerate digital transformational outcomes for large public and private organizations around the world. Through its Advanced Technology Center, a collaborative ecosystem of the world's most advanced hardware and software solutions, WWT helps customers and partners conceptualize, test and validate innovative technology solutions for the best business outcomes and then deploys them at scale through its global warehousing, distribution and integration capabilities.

With nearly 10,000 employees and more than 55 locations around the world, WWT's culture, built on a set of core values and established leadership philosophies, has been recognized 13 years in a row by Fortune and Great Place to Work for its unique blend of determination, innovation and leadership focus on diversity and inclusion. With this culture at its foundation, WWT bridges the gap between business and technology to make a new world happen for its customers, partners and communities.

What is the Solutions Consulting & Engineering (SC&E) Team and why join?

Solutions Consulting & Engineering is an organization that is Customer Focused and Solutions Led. We deliver end-to-end (E2E) and emerging solutions to drive customer satisfaction, increase profitability and growth. Our success is enabled by our world-class management consulting, delivery excellence and engineering brilliance. We embody the OneWWT mindset by bringing the right talent at the right time from anywhere within WWT to solve our customer's problems. Our goal is to bring together business acumen with full-stack technical knowledge to develop innovative solutions for our clients' most complex challenges.

Role Overview

As a Senior DataScientist, you will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of solution architects, engineers, and data scientists on a wide range of business problems.You willnot only work on large scale projects to provide value to our customers but will also routinely contribute to building our internal R&D capability to keep our edge in today's data science. We work on providing analytic solutions to a wide range of clients coming from the domains of mining, healthcare, financial services, retail industry, etc.

We are looking for candidates who not just apply algorithms and packages but also understand the working behind them and can develop their own algorithms/IP. Candidates who are passionate about real world business problems tend to also be good data scientists and think creatively.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with customers and WWT business, engineering, and technology teams.
  • Work with large, complex data sets. Solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed. Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables, and presentations.
  • Work on advanced analytics areas like deep learning and complex statistical data analysis
  • Interact with clients including in-person meetings, towards making business recommendations with effective presentations of findings, including visual displays of quantitative information.
  • Develop analysis, forecasting and optimization methods/models to provide the business solution to the clients.
  • Research and develop internal capabilities to enhance the skill sets on latest data science developments, work towards producing innovative solutions to the existing challenges.
  • Perform quality control of deliverables.
  • Provide thought leadership in algorithmic and process innovations and contribute to creativity in solving unconventional problems.

Qualifications:

Education
  • Preferably a Ph.D. but also open to master's or bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, computer science, economics, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, or other STEM fields)


Work Experience
  • 4-6 years of relevant work experience in data analysis or related field. (e.g., as a statistician / data scientist/ data engineer). Dr. Research and postdoctoral experience also counts.


Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

We do not need an exceptional IQ of 160. All we need is curiosity, humility, and openness to learn. In other words, we just need a Beginner's Mind, even if you have decades of professional experience.

Analysis
  • Experience with writing SQL queries, performing basic conversion and transformations (formatting date string), and obtaining statistical summaries by using windowing functions.
  • Experience with usage of R/RStudio, Python, JupyterNotebook
  • Experience with version control tool like Git
  • Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint to present results.
  • Ability to write scripts to automate ETL tasks.
  • Experience in AI / Deep Learning for text/image/video analytics preferred.
  • Experience in Cloud Computing and data streaming preferred.


Problem Solving
  • Ability to run standard model algorithms in R and Python, to perform: classification/regression, clustering, basic text analytics, image recognition, etc. g., run a classification problem using random forest, and obtain the variable importance, produce performance metrics/KPIs; run a k-means clustering problem, produce a KPI to quantify the goodness of clusters.
  • Demonstrated skills in selecting the right statistical tools given a data analysis problem.
  • Experience with charting tools & knowledge of the proper charting tool to use, whether Excel or Tableau. For instance, when to use box-and-whiskers plot, when to use waterfall. Ability to zoom-in to smaller data sets in Tableau or display subcategories.
  • Capable of running multiple scenarios and pick up the optimal solution.
  • Capable of understanding advanced mathematical or physical explanations, to implement or execute the requested tasks. Fourier Transform, Power Spectral Density, Monte Carlo simulation, etc.
  • Actively participates and contributes to brain-storming session. Can work seamlessly with people from other disciplines: IT engineers, client SMEs, business consultants.
  • Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data. Experience translating analysis results into business recommendations.


Team & Business Skills
  • Consistently improves communication skills, both verbally and in written materials
  • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving.
  • Demonstrated leadership and self-direction. Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.
  • Flexibility in task switching. For instance, when there are urgent requests or change of projects, can accommodate the changes without protesting.
  • Mindful of iterations and quality check in a smaller team, before presenting results to larger audience
  • Raises critical issues when detected.


The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Some WWT customers have a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. In order to work on projects for these customers, employees must be fully vaccinated or have an appropriate religious or medical accommodation.

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