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Data Scientist

North Highland


Location:
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Date:
06/28/2017
2017-06-282017-07-28
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
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Job Details

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North Highland has a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so that after each engagement, they are left stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means fostering an environment where bringing, shaping, growing and sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged—it’s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous.


Data Scientist

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and/or fulfilling advanced analytical projects for clients
  • Providing analytical leadership, supervision and guidance to junior analytical consultants
  • Independently manage projects and customer expectations with limited to no supervision, including those of others under guidance
  • Understanding the business processes, data sources and availability, and business requirements and translating them to specific analytical design
  • Effectively communicating with the internal teams and external clients
  • Thinking creatively and seeking innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in advanced analytics
  • Retail pricing strategy and pricing analytics expertise
  • A master's degree in a quantitative field (statistics, economics, engineering, etc.) or equivalent. Relevant experience may be substituted for education as appropriate.
  • Extensive experience in SAS
  • Proficiency in R; extensive experience a plus
  • Extensive experience with wide array of analytical approaches (predictive modeling and analytics, explanatory modeling, data mining, supervised clustering, text analytics (unstructured data analysis)
  • Experience handling large raw (i.e. pre-ETL) datasets
  • Excellent client and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills to technical and non-technical audience of wide variety of levels including senior management
  • Ability to self-direct and manage priorities; ability to handle issues that are not well-defined and/or conflict with available information
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate the need of business managers and other non-technical groups into effective analysis requirements and execution
  • The willingness to travel to fulfill client requirements and project needs

Preferred Skills

  • Previous consulting experience
  • Additional analytical scripting language such as Python, SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational database concepts
  • Experience with "Big Data" environments (Hadoop and related technologies)
  • Professional certifications





North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.


Requirements

Data Scientist

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and/or fulfilling advanced analytical projects for clients
  • Providing analytical leadership, supervision and guidance to junior analytical consultants
  • Independently manage projects and customer expectations with limited to no supervision, including those of others under guidance
  • Understanding the business processes, data sources and availability, and business requirements and translating them to specific analytical design
  • Effectively communicating with the internal teams and external clients
  • Thinking creatively and seeking innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in advanced analytics
  • Retail pricing strategy and pricing analytics expertise
  • A master's degree in a quantitative field (statistics, economics, engineering, etc.) or equivalent. Relevant experience may be substituted for education as appropriate.
  • Extensive experience in SAS
  • Proficiency in R; extensive experience a plus
  • Extensive experience with wide array of analytical approaches (predictive modeling and analytics, explanatory modeling, data mining, supervised clustering, text analytics (unstructured data analysis)
  • Experience handling large raw (i.e. pre-ETL) datasets
  • Excellent client and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills to technical and non-technical audience of wide variety of levels including senior management
  • Ability to self-direct and manage priorities; ability to handle issues that are not well-defined and/or conflict with available information
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate the need of business managers and other non-technical groups into effective analysis requirements and execution
  • The willingness to travel to fulfill client requirements and project needs

Preferred Skills

  • Previous consulting experience
  • Additional analytical scripting language such as Python, SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational database concepts
  • Experience with "Big Data" environments (Hadoop and related technologies)
  • Professional certifications





North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.