Lead Data Scientist

Job Title: 
Lead Data Scientist
Job Type: 
Full Time
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Lead Data Scientist

We’re the obstacle overcomers, the problem get-arounders. From figuring it out to getting it done… our innovative culture demands “yes and how!” We are UPS. We are the United Problem Solvers.

About Information Management at UPS Technology:
Our Information Management teams are responsible for designing and supporting data solutions to meet UPS’s rapidly changing business needs. Our team is comprised of individuals who are experts in data management, compliance and governance. We ensure quality, completeness, availability, protection, understanding and effective use of our data assets. Our ability to organize and design the wealth of data we receive each day provides the foundation which enables many of UPS’ core processes.

About this role:

The Lead Data Scientist leverages advanced analytic knowledge and skills to predict and prescribe solutions in a large problem domain. He/She utilizes evidence based approaches and decision making to arrive at optimal solutions to solve problems. This position is part of a team that is responsible for research and implementation of advanced analytics models using large volumes of structured and unstructured data along with a diverse set of advanced analytics techniques from a variety of fields and industries.

The Lead Data Scientist uses advanced computational and analytical skills to estimate and run models. This position may manage others within the department and supports I.T. leadership by planning and championing the execution of broad advanced analytics initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders.

Candidates will be considered from all I.T. locations NJ, GA, MD, & KY

◾Designs and develops Advanced Analytics Projects through business and analytical problem framing, data acquisition and creation, model approach definition, model building and solution deployment
◾Provide thought leadership for Advanced Analytics Projects
◾Directs Integration of Advanced Analytics Models
◾Leads adoption of emerging technology products tools and analytic techniques

◾SQL - Advanced
◾Data Modeling - Advanced
◾Hadoop - Advanced
◾Artificial Intelligence – Advanced
◾UNIX Shell - Advanced
◾Python or R - Expert
◾Spark - Intermediate
◾Machine Learning - Expert

Preferred Qualifications:
◾Master's degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Data Science or related discipline

This position offers an exceptional opportunity to work for a Fortune 50 industry leader. If you are selected, you will join our dynamic technology team in making a difference to our business and customers. Do you think you have what it takes? Prove it! At UPS, ambition knows no time zone.

◾Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer
◾Now or in the future UPS employment sponsorship, such as H1B, TN, J-1, F-1, etc., is not needed in order to start or continue temporary or permanent employment with UPS.
◾Two Masters Level Artificial Intelligence courses required.

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How To Apply: 
Please refer to upsjobs.com and search "Lead Data Scientist" to submit your application and resume.
Contact Name: 
Mr.Jonathan Michalski
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Start Date: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Educational Requirement: 
Master’s Degree