Senior Data Scientist
, Missouri
February 21, 2017
Monsanto is passionate about using Data Science and Information Technology to improve agriculture. Data Science is critical to Monsanto's success today and in the future as we transform into an Information Services company. We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist  to join our Global IT Analytics team. The Global IT Analytics team looks to find creative and innovative solutions to lead enable success within our R&D, supply chain and commercial organizations while identifying and capitalizing on new opportunities to maintain and grow our position as a digital agriculture market leader. The ability to examine and optimize our current methods coupled with an eye on the future lends itself to a unique opportunity within Monsanto and our team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and passionate individual to join a multidisciplinary team of data scientists and engineers who work on real world problems. 

As a Senior Data Scientist you will:

- Develop strategies to identify new opportunities and expand existing methods

- Provide insights, and build practical solutions to complex business problems

- Apply advanced analytics skills to turn data into competitive advantage and make recommendations for data-driven business decisions.

Required Qualifications:

• Masters degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or other quantitative disciplines required; PhD in similar disciplines preferred.

• At least five years experience delivering high quality analytics solutions to complex business problems

• Ability to independently lead projects in highly dynamic and creative environment

• Ability to successfully implement analytics projects and generate actionable insights and recommendations

• Experience in building analytics products for enterprise level solutions

• Ability to work in a matrix environment, influencing people at varying levels of responsibility

Desired Skills:

Experience modeling industry and market trends and competitive threats

Ability to understand the market through product analytics, sales insight, market research competitive analysis

Customer analytics, customer profiling and segmentation

Evaluate customer segment characteristics across multiple dimensions, producing customer demographic, psychographic, financial, and behavioral profiles to drive client marketing strategies and tactics

Sales force optimization

Demand forecasting

Revenue and pricing optimization

Hadoop, Spark, cloud computing

A little about us:
At Monsanto, we believe that diverse perspectives solve big challenges and deliver a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world.

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