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Data Scientist

Company: Metagenics
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Data Scientist will be focused on the company's agenda working on high-impact projects utilizing big data analytics and machine learning to initially deliver payload(s) of financial and product KPI's but also predictive modelling to improve our decision making. -

The data science team will work closely with the Master Data Management, Business Intelligence and IT team to productionalize models and analytics as required. - The data science team is a lean, flat and experimental team combining science and engineering to identify and inject high-value insights into the optical processes at their point of highest impact. - The team works in quick iterations, using the techniques and algorithms best suited for solving the challenging problems of the optical industry.
What you'll do: -

  • Advocate, evangelize and build data-fuelled products that help our business and customers improve performance through augmented decision making. You'll dig in and become an expert on our optical datasets. You will provide insight into leading analytic practices, design and lead iterative learning and development cycles, and ultimately produce new and creative analytic solutions that will become part of our core deliverables
  • Work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of core business areas. You will lead applied analytics initiatives that are leveraged across the breadth of our solutions.
  • Research, design, implement and validate cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes.
  • Provide expertise on mathematical concepts for the broader applied analytics team and inspire the adoption of advanced analytics and data science across the entire breadth of our organization.
  • Coordinate with the IT organization which designs, implements and maintains infrastructural data systems in a geographically distributed fashion. Contribute to formulation of Information Services strategy by identifying business issues, recommending actions and ensuring business needs are reflected in the overall plan.
  • Coach and mentor the data science team to become proficient in all the in-scope methodologies, PMO, technologies and applications.
  • Establish a solid relationship with outsourced suppliers to ensure services are affordable and delivered above expectations
  • Bring forward individual training and succession plans to prepare for the next generation of data science leadership.
  • Expand KPI reporting to encompass new business acquisition such that it fits with the overall KPI payload framework.
  • Continuously evaluate new initiatives to ensure alignment with Information Services strategy and technology statement of direction.
  • Represent the data science team externally at national level to ensure Essilor business interests are protected and promoted.
  • Prime responsibility for developing the data science budget directing and controlling expenditure, planning and forecasting future budgets. Specific focus on developing and executing allocation model.
  • Support and adhere to all IT policies, procedures and standards, including but not limited to, IT Guiding Principles, Project Management, Change Management, Internal and External Compliance such as Health & Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Finance, and support of Internal and External Audits.
  • Perform all activities in compliance with the internal and external requirements / standards for Health & Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Finance.

    What you'll need:

    • Ph.D. or Master's Degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, machine learning, physics or a related quantitative discipline.
    • A deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms.
    • 7-10 years of experience delivering world-class data science outcomes, you solve complex analytical problems using quantitative approaches with your unique blend of analytical, mathematical and technical skills.
    • Experience analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools. You are accomplished in the use of statistical analysis environments such as SPSS or SAS. You have experience with BI tools such as Oracle, Tableau and Microstrategy. You're as comfortable with relational databases as you are with Hadoop-based data mining frameworks. You are familiar with SQL, Python, Java and C/C++.

      Physical requirements/working conditions:

      • Sits at a computer station, meeting table or work desk for more than two-thirds of each day
      • Stands and walks to other stations and departments throughout the day
      • Uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment most of the day
      • May stoop or crouch to access files or storage
      • Requires clear vision at 20 inches or less with or without corrective lenses
      • Hearing and speech within normal ranges and sufficient for clear communication face to face and especially via the telephone
      • Lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; lifts 25 pounds occasionally
      • Exposed to noise levels typical of office environments

        The current range for this role based out of Seattle, WA is $116k/yr - $150k/yr

        The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. - -

        This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

        Health and Wellness:

        • Medical, dental, vision
        • Annual employer HSA (Health Savings Account) funding for eligible employees who elect an HSA medical plan
        • STD, LTD, Basic Life AD&D coverage
        • 401k + employer matching
        • Free mental health resources through wayForward
        • Vacation and Sick Time
        • 2 Volunteer Days off per year
        • Emergency evacuation time off
        • 11 paid company holidays
        • 1 Floating holiday to celebrate your birthday or important religious/holiday to you
        • Quarterly product allowance to use towards your favorite Metagenics products!
        • Product discount
        • Peer to peer recognition programs & more!

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          Metagenics, and its companies are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. Metagenics -takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans.

          Click here for Metagenics' California Data Privacy Act Disclosure


Keywords: Metagenics, Aliso Viejo , Data Scientist, Accounting, Auditing , Aliso Viejo, California

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