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Data Scientist (Innovel) in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 973874BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Supply Chain Management
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Data Scientist I is responsible for developing, maintaining and enhancing statistical models and algorithms to create strategic
business opportunities across the organization. This position is constantly challenged to tap into advanced mathematical and
statistical techniques to develop optimal solutions. This position is expected to communicate complex concepts clearly.

Job Requirements

• Produces concise conclusions from raw data in a clean, well-structured and easily maintainable format as well as understand
complex business requirements, business goals, and drivers and drive solutions aligning to SHC technology strategy.
• Designs, implements and automates modeling and analysis procedures on existing and experimentally created data using open
source programs including but not limited to Python and R.
• Provides leadership in developing robust solutions for Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Reporting,
Web Analytics, and Metadata Management.
• Establishes reporting and tracking to continuously monitor and report out impact
• Increases pace and confidence of learning by combining state of the art technology and statistical methods (parametric and nonparametric
econometrics and machine learning); provides expertise in integrating advanced analytics into ongoing business
processes (combine data mining techniques with structure approaches to avoid spurious correlations). Maintains awareness of
modeling and analytics best practices from a wide range of industries
• Bachelors Degree
• 1-2 years of related experience
• 18 years of age or older
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics or related Disciplines
• Ability to build statistical Models in either R or Python
• Ability to write Database queries in SQL
• Knowledge of various programming software and languages such as, but not limited to R, Stata, Matlab, Python, SQL, and Excel
• Familiarity with version control, especially Git
• Experience in Hadoop-based data tools and languages (e.g. Mahout, Hive, Pig) a plus.
• Sound technical and analytical skills, concise and clean analytic graphics
• Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment, welcoming push back on
conclusions and inferences
• MS/PhD. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, CS, Econometrics strongly preferred, or equivalent/
related degree with emphasis in quantitative methods preferred
• Experience with AWS Databases (Redshift, RDS e.g.) and tools is a plus.