Senior Data Scientist

  • Company: Cummins
  • Location: Columbus, Indiana
  • Posted: April 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1700019Y
Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world's leading clean, engine technology. We're also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you'll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for Data Scientist Principal. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manage and Implement advanced analytics projects which solve complex analytical problems
    using quantitative approaches through a combination of analytical, mathematical, and technical
  • Research, design, implement and validates cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse
    sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes by leveraging complex statistical and predictive
    modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques.
  • Communicate with business stakeholders and leverage business knowledge to industrialize and monetize insights from advanced analytics projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads key objectives and business goals using data science methodology
  • Leverages data science methodology to more complex business problems
  • Creates algorithms using more complex statistical methodologies using statistical
    programming languages and tools
  • Partners with domain experts to verify model capabilities and translate modeling outputs from
    statistical inferences into business language
  • Partners with IT resources to enable appropriate data flow/data model, development using
    appropriate tools/technology, rapid prototyping and informs the design of analytical products
  • Trains and mentors less experienced employees on data science tools and methodologies

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Minimum seven years of experience with at least 3 years in a similar role.
  • Project Management experience preferred.
  • Strong technical expertise:
    • R language development: Must have a minimum 3 years of experience developing, deploying, and managing analytics models in Microsoft Azure environment. Experience in performance tuning of R code.
    • Strong knowledge SparkR within Microsoft Azure environment.
    • Working knowledge of the statics of linear models: linear regression, logistics regression, etc.
    • Good understanding of machine learning algorithms.
    • R/SparkR programming (primarily, especially SparkR).
    • Python/pyspark programming is a bonus.
    • Building machine learning models, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to communicate complex information in a concise, informative, and engaging way.
  • Results driven, proactive, excellent stakeholder management, quick learner, and problem-solving attitude.
  • Solid business acumen.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in statistics, information systems or related field required.
PhD or Master's degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Compensation and Benefits
Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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