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R202437322

Data Scientist II

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Data Intelligence & Science

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

Description
 

  • The Data Scientist II anticipates future business needs and identifies opportunities for complex analysis. 
  • The Data Scientist II will gather and analyze data to solve and address highly complex business problems and evaluate scenarios to make predictions on future outcomes and provide prescriptive solutions that support decision making.  
  • The Data Scientist II will be involved in all phases of (Big Data) analytics projects including question formulation, research, development, implementation and testing.  The individual will be able to explore and understand data and build advanced analytical models, then present and discuss the resulting models to any level of audience. 
  • The Data Scientist II will design and drive the creation of new standards and best practices in the use of statistical data modeling, big data and optimization tools for Cox Automotive. Identify and direct special studies and analyses for unique business problems and scenarios.  Proactively identify algorithms or products with high intellectual property content, assist in the evaluation of their potential for patents, where appropriate assist in the patent applications, and contribute to the intellectual property protection for Cox Automotive.


Qualifications
Education Requirements

  • M.S, or Ph.D. in math, statistics, operations research, computer science engineering, econometrics, or other quantitative field

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have at least 2+ years of experience performing advanced quantitative analyses through academic research or industry working experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in Statistical Software (e.g. SAS, Python Data & Statistical Packages, R).
  • Must have relational database experience. Hands-on working knowledge of SQL required.
  • Working knowledge of big data manipulation is plus.
  • Ability to apply advanced statistical methodologies such as mixed model (random and fixed effects), simultaneous equations, ARIMA, neural networks, and multinomial discrete choice. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as cluster analytics, sampling theory and design of experiments, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to communicate with business side or stakeholders. Can understand the customer requirements from general business description and interpret this information into analytical objectives and constraints. At the same time, can interpret the analysis outcome result into business description to feedback to the analytical and non-analytical stakeholders.
  • Knowledge/Experience of AWS is preferred.
  • Knowledge/Experience of general coding language (e.g. Python, Java, C++) is preferred.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits 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 individual’s 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.

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