Randstad Data Scientist in Hoffman Estates, Illinois
location:Hoffman Estates, IL
salary:$110,000 - $140,000 per year
date posted:Friday, August 11, 2017
Duties and Responsibilities
Define statistical models for exploratory and predictive purposes in the areas of pricing and revenue optimization
Engage with customers in analyzing their current pricing and recommend pricing and revenue optimization strategies
Clear communication to translate complex analyses and insights to a broad range of stakeholders
Facilitate pricing workshops with our customers to develop best practices and out-of-the box pricing models that can be delivered
Collaborate with our product team to develop various price optimization models such as dynamic pricing, discount band optimization, list price optimization, promotion optimization, and deal price guidance
Understand customer needs and translate these into business development opportunities
Work independently and under general direction with a strong sense of motivation to succeed
Required: PhD in math, computer science and applications, statistics, operations research or equivalent.
5-10 years of experience in defining Statistical Models in the areas of Strategic Pricing and Marketing Applications
Knowledge of programming in general purpose or mathematical languages like R, SAS, SPSS.
Experience with a pricing analytics and optimization products such as PROS, Vendavo or Zilliant is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with a range of partners
Experience in industries such as Life-Sciences, Food Service, Retail, CPG, and Wholesale Distribution is required.
Willingness to travel up to 50%