Dell Consultant, Data Scientist in Round Rock, Texas

Consultant, Data Scientist

Job Grade I9

Hiring Manager – Avanti Nadkarni

Description

Come join our world-class in-house legal team!

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.

Data Science is all about breaking new ground to enable businesses to answer their most urgent questions. Pioneering massively parallel data-intensive analytic processing, our mission is to develop a whole new approach to generating meaning and value from petabyte-scale data sets and shape brand new methodologies, tools, statistical methods and models. What’s more, we are in collaboration with leading academics, industry experts and highly skilled engineers to equip our customers to generate sophisticated new insights from the biggest of big data.

Position is for a passionate data scientist to turn data into information, information into insight and insight into enablement of business decisions.

Data scientist responsibilities include conducting a full lifecycle of activities from scoping business needs, designing metrics, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, perform continuous monitoring of operational areas to identify improvements and liaising cross functionally to enhance our BI architecture in providing long term and scalable solutions to support the Legal function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data mining using advanced data analytical techniques to identify performance patterns and trends

  • Design and develop advanced analytical data mining/machine learning algorithms and predictive models

  • Provide analytical consultation, predictive modeling, and solutions to achieve business goals and objectives

  • Research, design, develop, implement, and support decision science models

  • Perform exploratory data analysis to find fraud patterns and trends in business applications

  • Represent Legal in BI Council discussions and partner cross functionally with Dell IT and analytics teams to identify and acquire data and maintain databases where necessary

  • Build out a BI infrastructure to support reporting and metrics solutions for long term sustainability and understand how reporting software and solutions integrate into the Dell IT environment

  • Evaluate current state, understand the business problem and identify how data can provide possible solutions to address

  • Transform data and insights into effective visualizations for executive presentations

  • Clearly communicate & articulate insights to key stakeholders

  • Work closely with Legal teams / management to understand and prioritize business and information needs

  • Provide analytical results to support strategic business decisions and the formulation of such decisions

  • Proficiency with Tableau Software and other business intelligence software

  • Liaise and partner with stakeholders across Legal in understanding landscape and key priorities to be able to assess where reporting, analytics and metrics can influence decision-making and enable Legal to support the business

Qualifications

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Strong mathematical and statistical ability along with a proven ability to solve complex business problems with effective solutions

  • Business-applicable experience in several techniques for data visualization skills, e.g. Tableau

  • Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information

  • Working knowledge of basic statistical languages; experience with R, Python, SAS, SPSS, etc.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to communicate with both business and IT stakeholders

  • Passion for problem solving and developing new solutions quickly

  • Strong communication skills through data visualizations, written and oral presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Comfortable with both relational databases and Hadoop and SQL based data mining frameworks

  • Utilize the latest data analysis methods and technology platforms available

  • Strong understanding in the application of statistical techniques, tests, distributions, maximum likelihood measures to design and evaluate experiments to enable data-driven decision making

  • Experience in setting up predictive performance, analytics models and algorithms

  • Ability to synthesize and deal with data imperfections where data is incomplete or inaccurate

  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Advanced degree in statistics, applied mathematics, economics, or related quantitative fields, PhD a plus

  • 10+ years of experience with predictive modelling and analytics. Experience with analytics for Legal departments is desirable but not required

Round Rock, Tx

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