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Deloitte Senior Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Data Scientist

Location: Remote Position

Do you enjoy exploring datasets? Are you passionate about creating algorithms that operate on terabytes of data? If so, Deloitte Digital is seeking creative minds and persistent problem solvers to build and support cutting-edge marketing data science solutions that help our clients deliver customer value at every touchpoint.

At Deloitte Digital Marketing Services, we combine our clients customer data across all channels (in-store, online & call center) in order to develop state-of-the-art decisioning models that give them an edge in the marketplace.

We re expanding fast and need brilliant data scientists like you to fuel our continuing innovation and growth. Along the way, you ll find exceptional development opportunities limited only by your hunger for learning and applying new technologies in our exciting, start-up-like environment.

What you will do

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be tasked with solving data problems end to end. This means:

Being able to get an understanding of the multi-channel marketing optimization problem space

Perform exploratory data analysis to understand relationships, opportunities to influence outcomes and how to attribute cross channel outcomes

Specifying a research plan

Running experiments and extracting the necessary data

Being able to interpret the model that are being generated

Develop a proof of concept to verify your ideas

Assisting the Data Engineering team in setting your proof of concept live in our production environment

Closing the loop to make sure that the proposed solution is performing as it should once it is released

Because this is a senior role, we are looking for candidates that can carry out research in an autonomous fashion.

Qualifications

Required

Good problem decomposition skills and autonomy when faced with solving data problems. A PhD in a quantitative field (engineering, mathematics, physics, machine learning, statistics or computerscience) is one way to acquire this experience. Master's degrees will still be considered as long as they can demonstrate the required ability.

At least 3 years of industry experience outside of academia.

Experience manipulating big data using opensource frameworks. This means being familiar with tools such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Impala and Luigi. In addition, because we handle very large volumesof data past work with cloud-based environment is required.

Knowledge of current modeling tools such as XGBoost or Vowpal Wabbit (or equivalent)

Be able to write high quality Python code. This means being familiar with unit testing, source control and code review

Experience working in Agile teams and using Scrums to organize work

Demonstrated communication capabilities. We ask that you be able to explain your insights to people beyond the data science team. This means knowing how to best craft your message and selecting theright visualizations

Please note this position requires 10% travel

Preferred

A proven ability deploying automated data processing pipelines.

A deep interest in Data Science and AI. A good measure of this would be competition participation (Kaggle or other) as well as participation in open courses

If you have code in the open domain (for example Github) or have written about AI/DS please share this with us

Some experience in Ad Tech or Marketing technology is a plus.

Our team

You ll join a team of passionate, talented data scientists who collaborate to design, build and maintain cutting-edge models that arm our clients with the ability to spot customer value and act upon it. If you re intellectually curious, hardworking and solution-oriented, you ll fit right into our fast-paced, collaborative environment. In addition to working with our data science team, you ll also work closely with our data engineering team to develop top-of-the-line data pipelines.

How you ll grow

At Deloitte Digital, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, work with industry-leading talent on a daily basis, in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career, while delivering products and services to Fortune 500 clients. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte s culture

Who says work can t be fun? At Deloitte Digital, the worlds of business, creative, and technology intersect to transform the way we work, play, and communicate. We can t quite put our finger on it, but that combo creates something kind of magical. In studios or on the road, we believe in our people, and we understand that quality of life directly impacts quality of work. We pride ourselves on our flexible work environment and distinctive culture. Learn more about life at Deloitte Digital.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte s impact on the world.

Recruiter tips

We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you re applying to. Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals.

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As used in this posting, Deloitte means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Category: Management Consulting

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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