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Data Science Architect

Data Science Architect

Company 
Rock Connections LLC
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

Rock Connections is a growing strategic marketing company that helps clients increase their revenue from advertising dollars that they've already spent. Rock Connections primarily focuses on outbound contact center solutions, providing clients with everything from customer contact to call transfers to the full sale of goods, services and products. We're a proud sister company of Quicken Loans, America's #1 online mortgage lender, which has been rated one of FORTUNE magazine's "Best Companies to Work For" for the past 14 years.

What You'll Do/Need

The Data Science Architect builds and leads a team of focused individuals working to advance the data foundation at Rock Connections. This team member interacts with teams from around the company, making recommendations about how to align data to desired outcomes and building out a scalable data structure to support company initiatives. This team member provides a mix of great communication, leadership and partnership skills with a strong grasp on the technical and solution-driven assets to incorporate into a holistic and successful data science approach. 

 

Responsibilities  

  • Leverage knowledge of programming, mathematics and computer science to transform the way our company does business
  • Translate business opportunities into data-driven machine learning, Big Data and modeling solutions that revamp our processes or produce data products
  • Develop and collect data for ad hoc and statistical analyses
  • Identify methods that allow continuous and automated statistical testing to enhance the predictability of deployed models
  • Set the vision and the direction for the team both strategically as well as tactically
  • Coach and develop team members to their full potential and provide career growth opportunities
  • Partner with the Business Intelligence team to define solutions and deliver value
  • Make recommendations for innovative solutions to integrate in our environment
  • Identify the areas needed to grow the team to support company-wide efforts
  • Form strong business partnerships and make effective decisions
  • Summarize and present conclusions and solutions 

Requirements 

  • Master’s degree or higher in a STEM field, including but not limited to computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, engineering, economics, social sciences, physics or chemistry
  • Five years of technology/analytical experience
  • Understanding of statistics
  • Experience working with R, SAS or other statistical packages
  • Proficiency in at least one general programming language such as Python, Java or C/C++
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated track record of success in leading technology teams with delivery of innovative results
  • One year of data-science implementation experience within a business setting 
  • Passion and drive for enabling others
  • Experience leading projects and teams while delivering business solutions
  • Strong communication skills

What’ll Make You Special 

  • Experience with data visualization tools and time series
  • Proven track record of architecting data science solutions
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and standard SQL query methods
  • Experience working with Big Data within a Hadoop environment
  • Advanced experience with statistical, econometric or data-mining tools and methods
  • Experience with linear models (e.g., linear regression, generalized linear regression, logistic regression) and nonlinear modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of advanced nonlinear techniques, including smoothing and ensemble methods

 

What You'll Get

  • Paid training
  • Strong growth and leadership opportunities

 

Why We're Different

 

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Rock Connections, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you're the one who will reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we're dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you're at it.

 

Rock Connections is an equal opportunity employer.

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