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Sr. Data Scientist in Brentwood, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description


  • Bachelor's degree, quantitative field preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience performing quantitative data analysis
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS SQL, SSIS, SSRS,SSAS, PowerBI, Excel, Access, Tableau, R, Python, Amazon RedShift, MS Azure
  • Experience quantifying and prioritizing projects that require heavy data analysis
  • Aptitude for numbers and a curiosity about information and data
  • Ability to present data in a simple, clean, concise visual and written manner
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical mindset, and highly organized
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, potentially ambiguous, start-up-like atmosphere
  • Strong technical aptitude and demonstrated ability to quickly evaluate and learn new technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and within a team environment


  • Partner with teams to determine analytical needs, gather requirements and deliver necessary reports and analyses
  • Write SQL queries to run on data warehouse and production databases to fulfill ad-hoc data requests
  • Analyze extracted data, review for accuracy and look for trends
  • Provide insights and analyses around product and customer data
  • Participate in the SQL code review process, particularly reviewing level I coding work
  • Develop new scripts, KPIs and dashboards as needed
  • Inform Prod Dev on decisions around usage tracking, data creation and storage, as well as product usage trends
  • Apply advanced tools and methods to analyze product data and derive meaningful, actionable insights to the rest of the business
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) in the area of product usage and data schemas, for the benefit of other analysts
  • Attain a high degree of knowledge about data infrastructure
  • Consult with management to understand current and future business goals and strategies, and ensure that high-visibility reporting and analysis is aligned
  • All other duties as assigned