Verizon Data Scientist in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

Be a part of the team that identifies trends, emerging technologies and growth markets—all things that keep us at the forefront of innovation and drive our success.

As a Data Scientist with Internal Audit you will be part of an objective assurance and consulting team that is independently managed within Verizon Communications designed to add value and improve operations. The team assists the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and Verizon management in accomplishing their objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the overall control environment, risk management, and governance processes. As a part of the Internal Audit team you will gain extensive exposure to diverse aspects of Verizon's business through audit assist and risk modeling. These audit assignments include increasing levels of responsibilities and presentations to senior management, making the team an excellent place to succeed.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in analytics, technology, auditing, accounting, finance or economics.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics or related field. Ideally your Master’s degree.

  • Demonstrated strong business analytical skills; ability to apply business logic to design and implement data mining techniques on large data sets.

  • Working knowledge of predictive and prescriptive analytics, data mining and machine learning a plus (Python and R preferred).

  • Projects with evidence of Creative and Critical thinking.

  • Understanding of Data Warehousing.

  • Proficiency in the use of Teradata SQL, MS SQL server (SSIS/SSAS experience preferred), Data Visualization (e.g., Tableau or other).

  • Experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining a database and programs to manage data analysis efforts.

  • Working knowledge of ‘Big Data’ concepts and Hadoop/Hive and Teradata Aster.

  • Working knowledge of building self-serve analytics tools for business users.

  • Working knowledge of application development and/or web development.

  • Experience with Verizon Wireless Enterprise Data Warehouse.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team in a fast changing environment with changing priorities and changing time constraints.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Capability to interpret business requests as well as communicate findings in a user-friendly manner.

  • Experience in normalizing data to ensure it is homogeneous and consistently formatted to enable sorting, query and analysis.

  • Demonstrated capability to write clear, concise reports and presentations with an ability to effectively communicate; organizational and documentation skills.

  • An understanding of risk management methodology and factors.

  • Consolidated issues for management level review; developed clear written recommendations; presented recommendations and resolved issues with management.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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