Senior Data Scientist, Analytics Business Consulting

[Data Science Career]

Senior Data Scientist, Analytics Business Consulting

 

Position Overview

 

Teradata is looking for highly motivated and experienced individuals to join our Analytic Business Consulting (ABC) team as Senior Data Scientist. This position will help drive growth in the adoption of advanced analytics, and machine learning in the Thailand and within the Asia-Pacific region.

 

Applicants should have a proven track record with advanced analytics preferably applied in commercial and industrial environments such as Telecommunications, Banking, Retail, Manufacturing, and Utilities and across subject domains such as Digital, Marketing, Fraud and Risk Management, Operations, Customer Experience, and Technology. You will preferably have been a team lead with experience managing analysts within specialist functions.

 

Your primary focus will be on, but not limited to, helping clients identify how they can drive more business value from data science using Teradata tools (Teradata Aster, Teradata Warehouse Miner), partner tools (e.g. SAS, Fuzzy Logix) and open-source technologies (R, Python, Spark, Hadoop). Senior Data Scientists will also be called upon to lead analytics projects and more junior personnel as required. This position will combine direct client consulting engagement activities, new solution development and analytics positioning responsibilities.

 

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will:

  • Work in a team to define and execute data science solutions that address client use cases and business requirements
  • Define activities, scope, and timelines on data science projects
  • Deliver projects following our internal frameworks and best practices
  • Discover, interpret and document unique insights in large-scale distributed datasets through exploratory analysis and the application of advanced analytical methodologies
  • Create statistical and machine learning models in multiple technologies using best-in-class data science approaches
  • Prepare and conduct presentations and client workshops, communicating past experiences in sales and speaking opportunities
  • Guide junior members of the delivery team during projects

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in a related discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, or Operations Research)
  • 8 years of related work and/or research experience in quantitative roles
  • In-depth knowledge in at least 2 of the following data science domains
    • Text Mining / NLP
    • Graph and Network Analysis
    • Deep Learning
    • Geospatial Analysis
    • Signal Processing, Image, Video
    • Predictive Modeling and Recommender Systems
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one open-source scientific or statistical programming language such as R or Python
  • Knowledge of enterprise statistical programming tools such as SAS, Matlab, STATA or SPSS is a plus
  • Fluency in SQL and good knowledge of relational databases
  • Passionate about asking and answering questions in large, distributed datasets
  • Candidates with experience with NoSQL data environments and tools such as Hadoop and/or Spark preferred
  • Experience with at least one general purpose, high level programming language such as C/C++, Java, PHP, or Python

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate must –

  • Be a clear and confident communicator with excellent presentation skills and with the ability to translate technology concepts into concise business focused messages in both technical and sales presentations
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be proficient in the use of both written and spoken business English;
  • Proven skills in creative-problem-solving of complex and advanced technical subject matter
  • Possess a solid understanding of the value of data and how technology enables companies to compete better in the market place
  • Be able to consult in a client facing environment, linking analytical solutions to the value and competitive advantage that technology can help a client deliver.
  • Will have prior experience of working in a multi-country organization
  • Have the ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to solve problems
  • Be self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a passion for analytics and solving real world problems
  • Be willing to travel up to 40-70%

If interested, please send CV to KAVITA.JAIN@Teradata.com

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