Senior Data Science Consultant

Post date: Jun 15, 2014 11:26:21 AM

Position Title: Senior Data Science Consultant

Company Name: Predictix, LLC

Industry: Software

Job Function: Data Science/Mining

Entry Level: No

Location(s): Atlanta, Georgia, 30309, United States

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Education: Master's Degree

Min Experience: 5-7 Years

Required Travel: 10-25%

Description: Lead science related work streams for implementations of solutions based on Predictix’s Data Science Engine. This will be discharged by personally leading design workshops with clients; and by personally performing or supervising junior staff in performing data validation analysis; and the configuration, tuning and performance analysis of the Science Engine components. Lead algorithmic design work to support the development of industrial strength data science-based decision support technology, suited to the needs of various retail decision problems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Educate clients on Predictix’s data science capabilities, product features and related implementation processes.

  • Manage data science resources and timelines, estimate workloads.

  • Perform the role of implementation scientist on key solution engagements.

  • Train and supervise the work of junior scientists and consultants on deployment and configuration of Data Science Engine based solutions.

  • Develop training materials for end-users and conduct user training.

  • Conduct research and analysis on various retail demand modelling algorithms and techniques.

  • Develop and exercise prototypes of models and algorithms.

  • Prepare design documentation of models and algorithms.

  • Develop techniques for performing forecast diagnostics and performing diagnostic studies.

  • Work closely with the Predictix project team as well as Client Project team to ensure quality work is delivered and deadlines are met.

  • Set an example with a strong work ethic and commitment to quality that can be followed by fellow team members.

  • Travel to client sites.

  • Occasional travel to our offshore Center of Excellence.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Operations Research, Statistics / Data Science, Econometrics or related field. Ph.D. is a plus.

  • 5+ years’ of commercial or industrial experience after the Master’s Degree, with significant experience in the development and/or use of large scale decision support systems (or Ph.D. plus 2 years’ experience).

  • Retail forecasting: experience maintaining or analyzing forecasts

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong proficiency in one or more mathematical or statistical modeling tools: SAS, MATHLAB, R or similar.

  • Strong proficiency in manipulation and analysis of large datasets and associated tools (e.g., SQL).

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English across different levels of management.

  • Programming experience and proficiency.


Contact Person: Steve Sorrell

Phone: 404-478-2062

Email Address:

Fax: 404-601-7478

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