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Data Science Lead

Company: Republic Services
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Job Description:


Insight Global is seeking a Data Science Lead for a client in Phoenix, AZ. This will be a direct-hire role supporting the clients HR Analytics organization. The Data Science Lead will serve as the primary liaison between leadership and data scientists to leverage information adding value to the organizations workforce. This position works with all levels of HR staff as well as leadership across the organization in assessing business function needs and assisting management in identifying, analyzing and recommending data products that add business value. Projects will consist of small ad-hoc information requests to large cross functional data initiatives. The role requires strong communication skills, the ability to guide teams end-to-end from problem definition through solution presentation while providing mentorship to members of the HR Analytics team. This role will be a 50/50 split of time between hands on Data Science work and mentorship/leadership to the existing team. The right candidate will have a passion for data and be driven to mentor and lead others!


-Uses business, domain and system knowledge to execute on requested analytics projects as well as seeking out new high value opportunities to leverage data for people-centered analytics.

-Turns complex knowledge into simple and compelling presentations supporting the data sense making journey for the workforce.

-Leads and facilitates problem definition and requirements sessions as a trusted advisor to Human Resources stakeholders

-Mentors analysts in learning the systems, processes, business and industry knowledge necessary to advance the company's analytics goals.

-Researches and resolves data inquiries and requests

-Provides insights and serves as a subject matter expert for department data

-Documents requirements for data science and reporting projects.

-Creates presentations for senior leaders, which are often used to build board level presentations.

-Develops and manages end-to-end project plans and ensures on-time delivery.

-Collaborates with internal customers, analysts, developers, data scientists, and database administrators.

-Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

-Masters degree in a related field

-Experience with BI/Visualization tools (PowerBI preferred, or Tableau, SSRS, or any other reporting tool)
-Bachelors Degree in an analytical relevant field (Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, etc.) and 5+ years of professional Data Analytics / Data Science experience

-2 years of recent experience with statistical analysis & statistical modeling using Python or R

-SQL skills ability to write queries from scratch

-Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills

-Proven ability and desire to act as a mentor and leader to other team members

Keywords: Republic Services, Phoenix , Data Science Lead, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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