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Senior Data Scientist

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Location: 2002 Summit Blvd, Irvine, CA, USDivision: Cox AutomotiveJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: _Our data scientists are responsible for leading the development of advanced analytics models to solve our customers problems through innovative products and services; and inform internal business operations and strategy. They will work closely with product, engineering, and our business stakeholders as the subject matter expert on the application mathematical modeling across our family of leading automotive brands. The Senior Data Scientist works independently on all phases of an analytics project. The scope of work includes the data analysis and preparation, model development, and the presentation of results and recommendations to stakeholders.The Senior Data Scientist works independently on all phases of an analytics project. The scope of work includes the data analysis and preparation, model development, and the presentation of results and recommendations to stakeholders.PRIMARY DUTIES/KEY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Work independently on all phases of an analytics project, including formulation, research, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance.
  • Assist with problem formulation and the selection of an appropriate methodology.
  • Present findings and recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Maintain an awareness of trends in the field; research and suggest new methodologies. Qualifications:
    • BS/BA with 5 years experience; MS with 2 years experience; PhD with up to 2 years experience.
    • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or related quantitative field.
    • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
    • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
    • Proven experience applying descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive statistics to real-world problems.
    • Experience querying relational databases using SQL.
    • Experience using programming languages like Python, R, SAS
    • Ability to develop and maintain production-ready code.
    • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) strongly preferred.
    • The ability to present findings clearly and concisely to team members and data science leadership.
    • The ability and inclination to coach junior staff.
    • Expertise in one or more of the following strongly preferred:
      • Generalized linear models, time series models, forecasting techniques, cluster analysis, and principle component analysis.
      • Linear and mixed integer optimization, discrete event simulation, heuristic methods, and network flow analysis.
      • Machine Learning: Selecting, tuning, and implementing a variety of common supervised and unsupervised models, including decision trees, nearest neighbor models, and neural nets; and several standard ML libraries, such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or similar.
      • Experience creating compelling data visualizations strongly preferred.
      • Other duties as needed or required.
      • Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.
        Who We AreAbout Cox AutomotiveTheres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like, Manheim and vAuto. About Cox We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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