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The Home Depot, Inc.

Senior Data Scientist - Supply Chain - Military veterans preferred

The Home Depot, Inc. - Atlanta, GA

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POSITION PURPOSEA Senior Data Scientist leverages their technical abilities to synthesize complex analytical tasks into easily understood data-driven stories. Senior Data Scientists are responsible for proposing, analyzing, and then sharing insights gleaned from data. Develops predictive systems and algorithms for identifying trends and driving business solutions. Utilizes industry-leading standards for working with very large datasets to extract meaningful business information using statistics, machine learning, and heuristics. Operates with minimal supervision and once given general assignments, prioritizes and executes tasks. Works within a defined scope of the business and proposes new solutions based on data analyses. Regularly communicates the output of their work and provides recommendations to senior leadership.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25%-Designs and develops algorithms and models that use large datasets to derive business insights.\u00a0
25%- Establishes scalable and efficient processes for large scale data analyses, model development, and model implementation.\u00a0
20%- Presents findings in easily understood ways and focuses on how data analytics fits into the bigger picture.\u00a0
20%- Mentors and develops the technical skills of Sr. Analysts and Data Scientists.\u00a0
10%- Defines best practices and articulates a clear vision for how data analyses should be done.
NATURE AND SCOPEPosition reports to Senior Director Supply ChainThis position has no direct reportsENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSEnvironment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be eighteen years of age or older.Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Education Required:The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 yearsPhysical 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:
B.S. in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or related quantitative field.\u00a0
Work experience with SQL Server, Teradata, Oracle, or comparable database systems.\u00a0
Expert knowledge in large scale information retrieval and statistical analysis.
Preferred Qualifications:
Work experience in data mining, statistical analysis, and/or forecasting.\u00a0
A Master's degree in Analytics, Engineering, Math, Statistics, or related quantitative field.\u00a0
Advanced technical skills to retrieve, manipulate, analyze and interpret large amounts of data (>1 billion rows).\u00a0
A thorough understanding of SQL and advanced knowledge of one other scripting/compiled/statistical programming language (VBA, Python, R, SAS, .NET, C , Java).\u00a0
Prior direct experience in analyzing the relevant subject matter (Supply Chain, Merchandising, Operations).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Critical thinking skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions; ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problems solving.\u00a0
An unquenchable intellectual curiosity for getting at the underlying story being told within the data.\u00a0
Ability to build scalable systems and solutions that analyze huge data sets and make actionable recommendations.\u00a0
Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to persuade, inform, and influence others based on findings. A track record of taking complex results and communicating them in an easily understood way.\u00a0
Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools, and techniques.

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Senior Data Scientist - Supply Chain - Military veterans preferred The Home Depot, Inc. - Atlanta, GA, United States

   

Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
The Home Depot was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank. Along with investment banker Ken Langone and merchandising guru Pat Farrah, the founders’ vision of one-stop shopping for the do-it-yourselfer came to fruition when they opened the first two Home Depot stores on June 22, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia. The first stores, at around 60,000 square feet each, were cavernous warehouses that dwarfed the competition and stocked 25,000 SKUs, much more than the average hardware store at that time. Empty boxes piled high on the shelves gave the illusion of even more product. From the start, associates were able to offer the best customer service in the industry, guiding customers through projects such as laying tile, changing a fill valve or handling a power tool. Not only did store associates undergo rigorous product knowledge training, but they also began offering clinics so customers could learn how to do it themselves. The Home Depot revolutionized the home improvement industry by bringing the know-how and the tools to the consumer and by saving them money.