• Data Scientist

    Requisition ID
    2018-5665
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Data and Analytics
    Employment Duration
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    About Wunderman Data  

    Wunderman believes in the power of the individual. Around the world, we combine creativity and data to drive results for our clients. We excel in CRM, advertising, loyalty, social media, content and promotions. Together we are 1,300 data gurus, 2,200 creatives and 3,500 business minds, with a global footprint via 170 offices in 60 countries. Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Ford, Pfizer, Adidas and leading regional brands are among our clients. Wunderman is part of WPP, LLC. Learn more at www.wunderman.com

     

    Do you want to use Analytics to help companies better understand their customers?

    Companies understand all about their sales by store, region, product, department and season. In today’s environment, this is not enough. An understanding of their customers is essential. At Wunderman, we help companies understand their customer’s shopping patterns – How often do they shop? What channels do they use? What do they buy together? What are their trip drivers? How valuable is a Direct Mail contact compared to an email? How do they use the web and interact with social media?  Wunderman puts its expertise to work to answer these important questions for our customers

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll be doing as a Data Scientist…

    In this role s/he will perform and manage extensive and highly sophisticated analysis of client data using multivariate statistical techniques to build analytic solutions for predicting customer behavior and business profitability.

     

    • Design, manage, and deliver content optimization to ultimately help to improve response and drive sales.
    • Deliver deep dives with the objective of improving our understanding of the consumer and the content we produce
    • On occasion, present to clients and attend client meetings, sometimes at client locations
    • Support Lead Data Scientist in delivering a wider range of data science projects predominantly using python & cloud-based services
    • Focus on making these new data science solutions work for the client and sustaining a culture curiosity and learning within the team

    Qualifications

    What Skills we're looking for..

     

    • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Computer Science, Applied Statistics or an equivalent quantitative field
    • Demonstrated knowledge of multivariate statistical and modelling techniques
    • Strong background with R, Python, and SQL. Experience using SAS including SAS Enterprise Guide to manipulate data
    • Experience with machine learning techniques including regression, classification, random forest, and clustering

     

    What people do well on our team? 

    • SMART – Well rounded, with emotional intelligence and clear SME areas
    • ENGAGED – Small business owner mentality
    • CURIOUS – Always learning and questioning what he/she can do more
    • FUN – Good attitude under stress and pressure, pleasant to work with
    • TEAM PLAYER – Recognizes others, helps when possible, looks to contribute to a broader goal

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