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Position: Senior Manager of Data Science
Institution: Best Buy
Location: Richfield, Minnesota, United States
Duties: Leading a team of data scientists applying scientific methods to solve real-world business problems using data; Providing technical thought leadership to a team leveraging cutting edge statistical and machine learning methods to dig deep into complex data to deliver data-driven solutions across all areas of the business including search, personalization, marketing, cybersecurity, etc; Employing broad and deep knowledge of statistics, analytics, and machine learning to contribute to and enhance Best Buy’s core data science capabilities; Working with business and product partners to identify the biggest opportunities to bring Best Buy to the next level and influence key decisions around real products that impact and improve the lives of millions of people
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, Operations Research, etc) or equivalent experience; Strong understanding of at least one focus area of data science (e.g. statistics, operations research, design and analysis of experiments, machine learning, quantitative analysis, etc); Strong data mining skills with ability to leverage distributed processing to scale to big data; Ability to direct data science technical efforts for a team working to answer some of Best Buy’s most difficult questions; Fluency with at least one data science/analytics programming language (e.g. Python, R, Julia); 6 years of experience in data science, data analysis, data mining or other similar business functions. Advanced degrees in relevant fields may be counted towards experience requirements
   
Text: Senior Manager of Data Science Leading a team of data scientists applying scientific methods to solve real-world business problems using data; Providing technical thought leadership to a team leveraging cutting edge statistical and machine learning methods to dig deep into complex data to deliver data-driven solutions across all areas of the business including search, personalization, marketing, cybersecurity, etc; Employing broad and deep knowledge of statistics, analytics, and machine learning to contribute to and enhance Best Buy’s core data science capabilities; Working with business and product partners to identify the biggest opportunities to bring Best Buy to the next level and influence key decisions around real products that impact and improve the lives of millions of people Bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, Operations Research, etc) or equivalent experience; Strong understanding of at least one focus area of data science (e.g. statistics, operations research, design and analysis of experiments, machine learning, quantitative analysis, etc); Strong data mining skills with ability to leverage distributed processing to scale to big data; Ability to direct data science technical efforts for a team working to answer some of Best Buy’s most difficult questions; Fluency with at least one data science/analytics programming language (e.g. Python, R, Julia); 6 years of experience in data science, data analysis, data mining or other similar business functions. Advanced degrees in relevant fields may be counted towards experience requirements
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