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R202446452

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:

  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

The Data Scientist II works under the direction of senior data science staff and contributes to all phases of an analytics project. The scope of work includes the analysis and preparation of data, the development of specified models, and the compilation of results. 

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 Data Scientist II works under the direction of senior data science staff and contributes to all phases of an analytics project. The scope of work includes the analysis and preparation of data, the development of specified models, and the compilation of results. 

What You’ll Do

  Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of senior team members, contribute to all phases of an analytics project, including formulation, research, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance. 
  • Present findings to peers and data science leadership. 
  • Maintain an awareness of trends in the field and research and suggest new methodologies. 

Who You Are 

Minimum

  • Strong problem-solving skills. 
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques. 
  • Proven experience applying descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive statistics to real-world problems. 
  • Experience in general programming language, e.g., Python. 
  • Experience querying relational databases using SQL. 
  • Knowledge on Statistics (Generalized linear models, time series models, and forecasting techniques) 
  • Knowledge on Machine Learning (Common supervised and unsupervised ML models including decision trees, boosting models, k-means and Neural Nets)
  • Understanding on Generative AI algorithms
  • Experience with product development strongly preferred. 
  • 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 time frames in order to meet business requirements. 
  • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or related quantitative field. 
  • BS/BA with 3 years’ experience; MS with up to 2 years’ experience. 

What’s In It For You 

Here’s a sneak peek of the benefits at your disposal as a Cox employee:​​

  • A competitive salary and top-notch bonus/incentive plans. ​
  • Exceptional work-life balance, flexible time-off policies and accommodating work schedules. ​
  • Comprehensive healthcare, with multiple options for individuals and families. ​
  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match. ​
  • Mental health support, including counseling and access to virtual wellness resources such as CALM.
  • Access to Care.com, with up to 10 days of subsidized care for children, seniors and pets.

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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.

Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.

Benefits:

The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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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