Data Scientist (Innovel)

Sears Hoffman Estates , IL 60179

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description: Req/Job ID: 973874BR

Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC

Employment Category: Regular, Full-time

Job Function: Supply Chain Management

Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp


The Data Scientist I is responsible for developing, maintaining and enhancing statistical models and algorithms to create strategic

business opportunities across the organization. This position is constantly challenged to tap into advanced mathematical and

statistical techniques to develop optimal solutions. This position is expected to communicate complex concepts clearly.


  • Produces concise conclusions from raw data in a clean, well-structured and easily maintainable format as well as understand

complex business requirements, business goals, and drivers and drive solutions aligning to SHC technology strategy.

  • Designs, implements and automates modeling and analysis procedures on existing and experimentally created data using open

source programs including but not limited to Python and R.

  • Provides leadership in developing robust solutions for Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Reporting,

Web Analytics, and Metadata Management.

  • Establishes reporting and tracking to continuously monitor and report out impact

  • Increases pace and confidence of learning by combining state of the art technology and statistical methods (parametric and nonparametric

econometrics and machine learning); provides expertise in integrating advanced analytics into ongoing business

processes (combine data mining techniques with structure approaches to avoid spurious correlations). Maintains awareness of

modeling and analytics best practices from a wide range of industries


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1-2 years of related experience
  • 18 years of age or older


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics or related Disciplines

  • Ability to build statistical Models in either R or Python

  • Ability to write Database queries in SQL

  • Knowledge of various programming software and languages such as, but not limited to R, Stata, Matlab, Python, SQL, and Excel

  • Familiarity with version control, especially Git

  • Experience in Hadoop-based data tools and languages (e.g. Mahout, Hive, Pig) a plus.

  • Sound technical and analytical skills, concise and clean analytic graphics

  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment, welcoming push back on

conclusions and inferences


  • MS/PhD. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, CS, Econometrics strongly preferred, or equivalent/

related degree with emphasis in quantitative methods preferred

  • Experience with AWS Databases (Redshift, RDS e.g.) and tools is a plus.


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