Data Scientist in Brentwood, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Develops software code and/or algorithms to explore, extract, clean, integrate and otherwise prepare data for consumption into models or business intelligence (BI).
  • Works collaboratively with other data scientists and team members to develop statistical or machine learning models for a variety of applications.
  • Helps translate business questions into quantitative methods used to answer them and support data-driven strategic decision making.
  • Develops advanced BI dashboards and visualizations. Presents complex concepts in a format digestible by a diverse audience across the organization.
  • Helps advance the team's continued education in advancements in data science, techniques and practices.
Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of professional experience in data science, machine learning, and/or predictive analytics.
  • Degree in a STEM field (Advanced degree preferred) with particular emphasis on coursework or experience using statistical models.
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in predictive modeling, toolsets and machine learning.
  • Proficiency in programming languages, particularly R, Python and SQL.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau.
  • Solid knowledge of current technology data architecture, particularly data lakes and cloud environments.
  • Ability to understand the business context and value derived from the various business cases undertaken.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage relationships across different divisions within the entire company.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to articulate complex concepts into a format digestible by a diverse audience.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, manage competing initiatives and adapt to an ever changing work pace with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.