Randstad Data Scientist in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Data Scientist

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job details:

  • location:Hoffman Estates, IL

  • salary:$110,000 - $140,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, August 11, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:570531

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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 Qualifications

  • 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%