Job ID 2019-12733

Data Scientist


Information Technology

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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As a lead Data Scientist on the Data and Analytics Team, you will be responsible for helping our organization develop a top-tier data science capability.  You’ll use your experience and skill set of applying statistics, identifying algorithms, and using visualization techniques to…


  • Define business challenges as data science problems
  • Explore & visualize complex data sets
  • Build models that help solve complex business problems and discover business insights


In return, you’ll have the opportunity to work on high profile initiatives that help our organization find new and innovative ways to create value for our employees and customers.  You’ll be integrated into all of the steps from idea generation/prioritization through execution and value realization.

What will you do:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to understand the various opportunities
  • Perform problem formulation, requirements analysis, and planning
  • Perform large-scale experimentation and build data-driven models to answer business questions
  • Develop predictive models using statistical techniques and machine learning 
  • Present and communicate results back to the business to enable better decision making
  • Provide support through the implementation of the new insights to ensure insights are meeting the needs of the business and creating the expected value
  • Evangelize best practices to analytics teams throughout the business


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 Years of experience in data mining, data science, predictive modeling.  
  • Work experience to include establishing a data science discipline within an organization.
  • Experience leading an organization’s data science team and establishing a data science practice.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Masters in any of the above or a related field
  • Ability to collaborate with various users to ensure the solution is helping to meet their needs and drive business value
  • Proven experience in conducting statistical analysis and building models with advanced scripting languages such as R, Python, SAS and other analytic tools
  • Demonstrated familiarity with big data environments such as AWS, Azure, or GCP (GCP is preferred) and applying frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, etc.

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