Data Scientist
Home Depot - Vancouver, WA

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POSITION PURPOSE -

Data Scientist will develop the analytical infrastructure and computational
capabilities that drive decision making and impact the bottom line performance of
Home Depot. By partnering with business leaders and leveraging company and
industry data, develop predictive systems and algorithms for identifying trends and
driving business solutions. The Data Scientist will be part of the Business
Intelligence team. This teams primary focus is to manipulate large data sets to
extract meaningful business information using statistics and machine learning
techniques.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -

Design and develop algorithms and models to use against large data sets to create business insights

Establishing scalable, efficient processes for large scale data analysis, model development and model implementation

Present analysis and resulting recommendations to senior management. Leverage data to present a compelling business case to optimize investments and operations.

Communicate and educate technical and non-technical employees on analytics and data driven decision making

NATURE AND SCOPE -

Position reports to the Sr Mgr or Director, homedepot.com

Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

- ESSENTIAL SKILLS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -

EDUCATION REQUIRED -

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a PhD program in a field of study related to the job.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 00

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES -

PHYSICAL JOB 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 -

PhD in Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field.
Work experience with
Expert knowledge in large scale information retrieval and statistical analysis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -

3 - 5 years work experience in data mining and statistical analysis

Previous work experience in ecommerce

Experience with large-scale data analysis and a demonstrated ability to identify key
insights from data to solve business problems

Will consider MS degree in Computer Science, Math, or related quantitative field

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -

Ability to build scalable systems that analyze huge data sets and make actionable recommendations

Strong communication and data presentation skills

Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and techniques

Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines

Ability to work with technical and non-technical team members

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