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DATA SCIENTIST AP

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
09/18/2017
2017-09-182017-10-17
Job Code:
110085
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DATA SCIENTIST AP (110085)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Merchandising
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
A Data Scientist leverages their technical abilities to translate complex analytics into consumable insights. Data Scientists are responsible for proposing, analyzing, and then sharing insights gleaned from data. Develops predictive systems and algorithms for identifying trends and driving business solutions. Utilizes industry-leading standards for working with very large datasets to extract meaningful business information using statistics, machine learning, and heuristics.

Specific to the Assortment Planning group, the Data Scientist will utilize their technical expertise to uncover actionable performance improvement opportunities.

Job responsibilities:
-Cast a vision for the future of data science within The Home Depot Assortment Planning group.
-Work with Merchants, Assortment Planners and other business facing associates to uncover sales and profitability opportunities.
-Lead internal and external data specialists to deliver advanced analytics solutions.
-Provide thought leadership and establish a technical strategy and roadmap for advanced analytics with the Assortment Planning team.
-Develop predictive systems and algorithms for identifying trends and driving business solutions.
-Utilize industry-leading standards for working with very large datasets to extract meaningful business information using statistics, machine learning and heuristics.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
- 30% Designs and develops algorithms and models that use large datasets to derive business insights
- 20% Establishes scalable, efficient processes for large-scale data analyses, model development, and model implementation. 20% Ensures the quality of work output by displaying a keen attention to detail
- 20% Partner with internal cross-functional teams and lead external data specialists to develop advanced solutions. 
- 10% Seeks further knowledge on key developments within data science, technical skill sets, and additional data sources within Home Depot. 
NATURE AND SCOPE
- This position will report to a Senior Manager or Director
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
-Ability to assimilate extensive amounts of data to see the big picture and understand all of the detail supporting the analysis.
-Solid organizational skills, analytical ability to work with processes, numbers and statistics.
-Effective written and verbal communication


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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