Data Scientist

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to provide advanced analytical capabilities to support data science initiatives. This position gains experience in various areas including, but not limited to: predictive modeling; personalization and recommendation algorithms; natural language processing and text mining; search recall, precision, ranking, and related problems; optimization and mathematical programming with applications in labor scheduling, inventory and capacity planning, network flows, and supply chain optimization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mines and extracts data and applies statistics and algorithms necessary to derive insights for Lowe's and Lowe's Digital

  • Supports the generation of an automated insights generation framework for Lowe's business partners to effectively interpret data

  • Provides actionable insights through data science on Personalization, Search & Navigation, SEO & Promotions, Supply Chain, Services, other company priorities, etc.

  • Tracks success of Lowe's through the development of dashboard reports that measure financial results, customer satisfaction, and engagement metrics

  • Conducts deep statistical analysis, including predictive and prescriptive modeling in order to provide a competitive advantage at Lowe's

  • Maintains expert-level knowledge on industry trends, emerging technologies, and new methodologies and applies it to projects as well as using it to guide team members

  • Serves as a leading member on automation and analytical projects, collaborating across functions in Lowe's and Lowe's Digital

  • Works with more senior level scientists on the team to translate requirements into an analytical approach; asks the right questions to understand the problem

  • Contributes to, or builds the analytic approach to solving a business problem; helps identify the sources, methods, parameters, and procedures to be used; may also communicate with stakeholders on project scope and timelines

  • Gathers and assimilates data according to the project plan; works with the team to discuss analysis and findings

  • Prepares final recommendations, ensuring solutions are implementable in the business

  • Executes plan for measuring impact based on discussions with stakeholders, partners and senior team members

  • Executes projects with full adherence to enterprise project management practices by participating in formal and informal training

  • Maintains knowledge of techniques, technology, industry trends, best practices, and emerging methodologies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Data or Information Science, or related quantitative analytic field AND 2 years of experience in analytics AND 1 year of programming experience (Python, Java, Scala, Rust, etc.)


  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Data or Information Science, or related quantitative analytic field AND 1 year of experience in analytics


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Data or Information Science, or related quantitative analytic field


  • Knowledge of SQL and various statistical modeling or machine learning techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In most cases Lowe's will not be able to provide sponsorship for roles located in the Technology Hub.

  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Data or Information Science, or related quantitative analytic field

  • Experience in performing predictive analytics in a large scale enterprise

  • 2 years of experience in data science or advanced analytics in industry

  • SQL experience

  • Programming experience (Python, Java, Scala, Rust, etc.)

  • Experience using multiple data systems and sources (such as Hadoop, Spark, Aster, Teradata, etc.)

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