Strategic Analytics Lead Data Scientist

Deloitte Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary

Strategic Analytics - Lead Data Scientist

The Strategic Analytics team, part of the Finance organization of the US Firm, executes strategic and advanced analytic projects across a range of functional areas related to the Firm's strategy and financial performance. Our project-based team is looking for a Data Scientist who will be responsible for conducting analyses using advanced statistics and data mining techniques to enable better decision making. This role will have exposure to Firm leadership and help Deloitte achieve its strategic priorities.

Work You'll Do

The Strategic Analytics team typically executes projects across the following areas:


  • Develop and drive complex projects using Advanced analytic techniques. Translate conceptual questions into data-driven analyses to allow leaders to make informed decisions

  • Support Finance and Firm leadership with ad-hoc specialized analyses and provide support for leadership and management meetings


  • Drive large scale, complex cross-functional initiatives in support of the CFO and COO's key strategic priorities

  • Lead efforts to optimize our business operations

  • Identify key indicators of economic shifts, business and/or policy changes and prepare situational playbooks to allow leaders to focus on mission critical decisions


  • Manage the implementation of changes once strategic recommendations are approved by driving cross-functional stakeholder engagement, communications / change management

  • Develop and operationalize reporting to measure impact of implemented changes


  • Bachelors' / Masters' Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline

  • 5-6 years of relevant work experience in a technical field

  • Experience in programming languages, including but not limited to R, Python or SAS

  • Experience working in data visualization software such a Tableau

  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis, predictive modeling and data engineering techniques

  • Ability to develop analytical approaches to answer high-level questions and develop insightful recommendations

  • A client-service mindset and a desire to take on tough and challenging projects. The scope and variety of work will change frequently depending on the current project portfolio

  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to "tell the story" and develop executive level presentations with guidance

  • An ability to work effectively across functions and levels; comfort collaborating with teammates in a virtual environment. The Strategic Analytics group is a virtual team with colleagues located across the US.

  • Proficiency in in MS Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

  • Ability to travel up to less than 10% is required (While 10% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice).

Additional Qualifications:

  • An understanding of finance and financial analysis is preferred

  • Flexible work style. Occasional travel may be needed. A US-based office location is required

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

How you'll grow in Strategic Analytics

Due to Strategic Analytics' specialized and focused mission, our team members have an incredible opportunity to work with senior executives on high impact projects across our Businesses and Enabling Areas. You will have the opportunity to gain a solid understanding "how Deloitte operates" beyond a single function. We nurture talent by providing supportive leadership for growth opportunities and believe that development has no ceiling.

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At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 52367

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