Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
Senior Data Scientist will support The Home Depot Retail Media business. This role will be responsible for using advanced statistics, predictive modeling, machine learning techniques by leveraging first and third-party data to build recommendation engines to drive product engagement, build targeted audiences and increase company revenue. The role will need self-motivated, high performance driven data science individuals who can work in a fast-paced environment on cutting edge data science projects. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, highly visible team that's reshaping digital advertising in the world's largest home improvement retailer.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 15% Communication - Prepare clear and concise reports, charts, tables and presentations to support business decisions across the organization
  • 30% Continuous Improvement - Conduct thorough analyses to continually improve business operations, including identifying new growth opportunities, yield management, inventory and supplier selection, and KPIs
  • 10% Partnership - Partner with site testing team to define and determine most effective customer experience
  • 30% Reporting & Analytics - Drive reporting and analyses of marketing campaigns to internal stakeholders and external suppliers by leveraging multiple, complex data sources
  • 15% Transaction Data Analysis - Analyze transaction data to identify purchase triggers and indicators for future value customers in support of predictive and forward-looking marketing campaigns
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 5% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a High School Diploma or GED degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent in a comfortable position and there is a frequent opportunity to move about. On some occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters in a quantitative field (Analytics, Computer Science, Math, Statistics, etc.)
• 3+ years in advanced statistical modeling, predictive modeling, forecasting
• 6+ years of experience in business intelligence and analytics
• Proficient in a modern scripting language (preferably Python)
• Proficient using SQL
• Proficient using cloud solutions (preferably with Google BigQuery, Tensor Flow, Jupyter Labs)
• Proficient with data visualization software (preferably Tableau)
• Mastery utilizing statistical techniques to identify key insights that help solve business problems
• Proficient in Prescriptive Modeling, Forecasting, ARIMA models, Regression, Poisson & Logistic Modeling

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Action Oriented
Collaborates
Drives Engagement
Communicates Effectively
Customer Focus
Drives Results

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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