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Director of Data Science in Duluth, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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    Duluth, GA
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Job Description

JobID: 18282

Director of Data Science

Skills:  Leadership, Data Science, Quantitive Data Analytics, Python, R, SQL Server, Machine Learning

Pay: Flexible salary based on experience (Roughly $140-160K)

Location: Duluth, GA

Our client is a successful data analytics company headquartered in Duluth, GA.  They are immediately hiring for a Director of Data Science with a passion for data to lead the organization's efforts in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of quantitative data to assist in the production of integrated direct-to-consumer marketing strategies across multiple channels. 

In this role, you will have the ability to remain hands-on in addition to setting the strategy and leading other team members through best practices and technical challenges.  

This position reports directly to the COO.  Excellent visibility within the organzation.  A very key role given that the company specializes in data analytics.


  • Identifying and translating business units needs into actionable business strategy through statistical modeling, analysis, data mining, test design, profiling and segmentation
  • Overseeing the work of other statisticians and data scientists to ensure the quality of statistical work across the organization
  • Utilizing advanced techniques, data mining tools and quantitative analyses to identify cross-sell, up-sell, retention and acquisition opportunities, better target and deliver products and services to customers and better manage portfolio risk
  • Development and implementation of data-driven marketing campaign statistical models, including response, risk, attrition and volume predictive models
  • Manage the development, deployment and performance of the modeling; Monitor the performance of implemented models, creating model performance reports to ensure the models perform as expected
  • Provide insights and marketing actions based on the analyses and interaction with marketing personnel and other customer intelligence associates to ensure use and execution of results of statistical analyses
  • Experience (strong usage and programming skills) in software packages including Python, R, SAS, and SQL
  • Working with large data sets, grouping together data and visualizing results.
  • Ability to communicate complex results in a simple and concise manner
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of industry and market trends


  • 7-10 years of experience related to data science
  • Masters degree in analytics/statistics is preferred
  • Experience with development languages such as R, Python, SAS, SQL etc.
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Retail data experience is a plus
  • Experience with AWS is preferred


  • 3 weeks PTO to start
  • 8 paid company holidays
  • Excellent low cost health and dental benefits
  • 50% 401K matching up to 6% of employee contribution
  • FSA
  • Excellent leadership and company mission
  • Great overall culture