Analytics Scientist - Dealer Distribution

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Analytics Scientist - Dealer Distribution
Ford Motor Company

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Position Description/Overview:
Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for a motivated, high-potential Analytics Scientist to perform data mining, analytics, segmentation and modeling work as a member of the Dealer Distribution Analytics team in GDIA. This role will work on building advanced models to understand dealer behavior, and report results in appropriate forums.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Utilize statistical software (e.g., SAS, Matlab, R, Python) to develop models, forecasts, segmentation/cluster, and optimization algorithms
  • Easily accustomed to new software tools (e.g., Alteryx, QlikView, ArcGIS, AnyLogic, Tableau)
  • Proficient in Data Carpentry skills - work with various data sources and platforms (e.g., PC, Hadoop, Teradata) to compile data and investigate anomalies within the data
  • Maintain models and algorithms on an ongoing basis
  • Execute both descriptive and inferential ad hoc requests in a timely manner
  • Work closely with business customers, IT, and other analytical teams within the GDIA organization
  • Communicate and present models to business customers and executives

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, or similar technical field
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing statistical and econometric; (i.e., logistic regression, time series, seasonal adjustments, systems dynamics)
  • 3+ years of experience managing multiple projects within a specified timeframe
  • 3+ years of experience using one or more of the following software programs: Python, R, MATLAB, SQL, and/or SAS
  • 3+ years of experience translating complex quantitative methods into business insights and presenting to a non-technical audience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience managing multiple projects and working independently
  • 1+ years of experience working in the automotive industry manipulating large scale data, performing analysis, and building statistical models
  • 1+ years of experience in an analytics consulting capacity is desirable.
  • Prefer experience with using machine learning or simulation methods
  • Strong interest in creating solutions to problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies
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