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Lead/Manager - Data Science

Location : Remote US
Job Type : Permanent @ BLEND360
Start Date : 03/11/2021
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 4+
Required Education : Masterís degree in Statistics, Math, Data Analytics, or a related quantitative field
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Consulting
Job Category : Data Science

Job Description :
BLEND360 is an award-winning, new breed Data Science Solutions Company, focused on powering exceptional results to our Fortune 500 clients. We are a growing company—born at the intersection of advanced analytics, data and technology. 

We are looking for talented Managers to lead a group of exceptional Data Scientists We expect the Manager DS to be excellent communicator with the ability to describe complex concepts clearly and concisely. Our Data Science Manager should be able to work independently from gathering requirements, developing roadmaps, and delivering results. The Data Science Manager should lead both by mentoring or managing Data Scientists as well as leading by example.

If you love to solve difficult problems and deliver results; if you like to learn new things and apply innovative, state-of-the-art methodology, join us at Blend360. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with practice leaders and clients to understand business problems, industry context, data sources, potential risks, and constraints. 

  • Translate the business program into a solvable Data Science problem; propose different approaches and their pros and cons.

  • Get the stakeholder feedback, get alignment on approaches, deliverables, and roadmaps

  • Develop a project plans including milestones, dates, owners, and risks and contingency plans.

  • Create and maintain efficient data pipelines, often within clients’ architecture; typically, data are from a wide variety of sources, internal and external, and manipulated using SQL, spark, and Cloud big data technologies. 

  • Assemble large, complex data sets - from client and external sources -that meet functional / non-functional business requirements. 

  • Build analytics tools to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency, - and other key business performance metrics. 

  • Conduct statistical data analysis, including exploratory data analysis, data mining, and document key insights and findings toward decision making 

  • Train, validate, and cross-validate predictive models and machine learning algorithms using - state of the art - Data Science techniques and tools.

  • Document predictive models/machine learning results that can be incorporated into client-deliverable documentation 

  • Assist client to deploy models and algorithms within their own architecture 

  • Could be travel to clients

Required Qualifications :

Required Skills: Manager - Data Science

  • 4+ years - Professional experience in Advanced Data Science, such as predictive modeling, statistical analysis, machine learning, text mining, geospatial analytics, time series forecasting, optimization

  • Experience with one or more Advanced Data Science software languages (R, Python, Scala, SAS)

  • Optimization Expertise is highly preferred.

  • Proven ability to deploy machine learning models from the research environment (Jupyter Notebooks) to production via procedural or pipeline approaches 

  • Experience with SQL and relational databases, query authoring (SQL) and tuning as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases including Hadoop/Hive

  • Strong problem solving skills; ability to pivot complex data to answer business questions.

  • Proven ability to visualize data for influencing. 

  • Comfortable with cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, Google) 

  • Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Optimizely is a plus 

  • Experience in digital marketing a plus

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