Senior Data Scientist

General Motors
General Motors

Job Overview

**About GM**Theres never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision wont happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.**Why Work for Us**Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.**Job Description**In recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function. Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GMs global operations. From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet. Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.This is a unique opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team of experienced individuals who drive the opportunity identification, solution approach design, analytical modeling development, and deployment of advanced analytics across the global enterprise. The team is responsible both for oval analytics strategy and specific project-based solutions, focusing on the companys most critical business areas.This role creates analytic solution designs to complex analytics problems; applies leading analytic practices and methods; leads data scientist project teams through iterative analytical solution development; and ultimately produces new and creative analytic products and insights that become part of the operating fabric of the global enterprise.As a leader, your major part will be in Applying Data Science and Modeling techniques to tackle complex business problems. Are you driven and passionate about data analytics and data sciences? Can you lead with our vision for the future?**Additional Job Description****Responsibilities include some or all the following:**+ Working with cross-functional teams to discover and develop measurable, high-impact data analytics needs and opportunities in a variety of core business areas.+ Developing industry leading solutions including:+ Assessing any existing analytic models and architectures, reviewing for gaps against business needs and industry standard methodologies.+ Identifying detailed data needs, sources, and structure to support solution development.+ Determining the analytic approaches to be used, and defining and applying the appropriate methodologies.+ Employing Proof-of-Concepts for exploratory and targeted data analyses, leading to breakthrough solutions.+ Ensuring integrity of the analytical solutions in terms of the underlying models and base assumptions.**Business Acumen** **:**+ Ability to understand sophisticated business processes, and how business value is crafted. Based on that knowledge, propose analytic strategies and solutions that challenge and expand the thinking of the working team.+ Ability to build structured problem statements and conceptualize potential solutions from rough client specifications and information.+ Ability to communicate analyses, status, results, and recommendations to business management and executives in business terms.**Technical expertise:**+ Expert knowledge and experience in one or more of these areas:+ Econometric and time series modeling, simulation, machine learning, text analytics, optimization methods.+ Experience with analyzing source system data and data flows, and working with structured and unstructured data.+ Experience with manipulating high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources to highlight patterns, anomalies, relationships and trends.+ Expert knowledge, 5 years of experience in two or more of the following technology areas+ Analytic tools and languages for statistical and machine learning models such as SAS, R, Python, Scala+ Deep Learning frameworks and tools such as TensorFlow, Word2vec+ Hadoop framework and platform tools (Spark, Hive, Sqoop, and Pig)+ Data management using SQL+ Data visualization with tools such as Tableau**Additional Qualifications:**+ 7+ Years Professional Experience in the area+ Flexible analytic approach that allows for producing results at varying levels of precision+ Strong listening and communications skills, with ability to clearly and concisely explain complex problems and technologies to non-expert and executive audiences+ Evidence of being able to transfer solutions to business stakeholders for successful adoption and value realization+ Highly collaborative work style, with ability to provide leadership to a multi-functional team+ Dedication to constant learning to expand skills and keep pace with industry advances**Education**+ Masters degree or equivalent work experience in related technical or quantitative fields required (*see above technical areas); PhD preferred. Employment experience in a Fortune 100 company a plus.**Benefits Overview**The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others: Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents; Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family; Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement; Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing; Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.**Diversity Information**General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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