Job: Data Scientist – Detroit

Title Data Scientist – Detroit
Categories Michigan
Salary Up to $120K annually
Location Detroit, MI
Job Information


Our Fortune 500 client is seeking a Data Scientist (PhD desired) to join their headquarters’ team in Detroit, MI.

Why Work Here

  • Recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace, receiving this award a remarkable four years in a row
  • Recognized for excellence in recruiting veterans and hiring/training people with disabilities
  • Works hard to maintain an open and inclusive culture among their 10,000 employees
  • Supports education, employment, environmental leadership, neighborhood revitalization, arts, and culture


  • The Data Scientist will be instrumental in supporting large business unit or enterprise-level analytics projects with broad responsibilities for translating business requirements into analytical constructs and providing analytical insights for effective decision making
  • Communicate effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders with strong domain expertise and business acumen
  • The Data Scientist is also expected to mentor less-experienced team members to run analytical experiments in a methodical manner, evaluate alternative approaches and develop predictive models to forecast business performance metrics
  • Additionally, this role requires researching and recommending new technologies and best practices across industries to provide input to the organization’s analytics strategies and roadmap


  • PhD degree in Data Science or Master’s degree with emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature
  • 4 years of experience in quantitative analytics (e.g., data mining, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, A/B testing, machine learning modeling, including multivariate statistical analysis, natural language processing, unsupervised and supervised learning, deep learning, and predictive modeling, and model optimization in production)
  • 4 years of experience in data modeling, data structure, and the application of complex SQL queries with data from multiple sources, including a Big Data platform (e.g., Hadoop, AWS, Azure)
  • 4 years of experience in programming skills such as SQL, C/C++/C#, Java, R, Python, PHP, or SAS
  • 4 years of experience developing models in a Big Data cloud environment (Azure, AWS, GCP) and deploying and overseeing models running in production
  • Adept at leveraging the Microsoft Azure platform and its AI and machine learning tools (Databricks, Data Factory, ML Studio, etc.)
  • 4 years of experience with data mining and statistical analysis using analytical packages/tools (R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, MATLAB, Minitab, etc.)
  • 4 years of experience in articulating business questions, pulling data from relational databases (SAP Business Warehouse (BW), ORACLE, SQL SERVER) and using advanced excel and statistical tools (Minitab, Alteryx, Advanced Excel with VBA, R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, MATLAB, etc.), and determining the appropriate analytical approach to conduct in-depth analysis to support decision making
  • Adept with multiple business intelligence tools and platforms (e.g., SAP Business Objects, Microsoft Power BI)
  • SAP ISU, CRM and BW knowledge, plus utility/energy industry experience


  • Pay range is up to $120K annually ($55 to $60 per hour, commensurate with experience)
  • Optional participation in benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, disability, 401k. etc.)
  • Contract opportunity (onsite in Detroit, some remote) with potential for extension and/or direct hire


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