Job: Data Scientist – Detroit

Title Data Scientist – Detroit
Categories Michigan
Salary Up to $140K annually
Location Detroit, MI
Job Information


Our Fortune 500 client is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join their team located in Detroit, MI. The Senior 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 and communicating effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders with strong domain expertise and business acumen.

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 our 10,000 employees
  • Helps make our cities thriving places to live, work and play by supporting education and employment, environmental leadership, neighborhood revitalization, and arts and culture


  • Supports analytics projects and collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders to complete end-to-end analyses that includes business requirements, data gathering, analysis, scale-able solutions deliverables, including visualizations and presentations
  • Conducts advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships, and proactively recommends areas of improvement
  • Develops complex data sets and predictive models to support key decisions to improve safety, employee engagement, operational and financial efficiency, product quality, and customer satisfaction
  • Prepares and delivers insightful presentations and actionable recommendations. Educates others on complex analytical findings in basic terms and with storytelling and data visualization
  • Implements new, industry-leading statistical, mathematical, machine learning or other methodologies for modeling or analyses
  • Champions self-service reporting capability and use of business intelligence and statistical tools to advance the analytical capabilities of the organization and use of data to make data-driven decisions


  • Master’s degree (Ph.D preferred) with emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Data Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Econometrics, etc.) and 5 years of experience working in a data analytical or computer programming function;
  • 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
  • Intermediate- to advanced-level knowledge and skills 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)
  • Proficient programming skills such as SQL, C/C++/C#, Java, R, Python, PHP, or SAS
  • Have in-depth experience developing models in a Big Data cloud environment and deploying and overseeing models running in production
  • Adept at leveraging the Microsoft Azure platform and its AI and machine learning tools
  • Intermediate-level skills and experience with data mining and statistical analysis using analytical packages / tools
  • Intermediate- to advanced-level skills and experience in articulating business questions, pulling data from relational databases and using advanced excel and statistical tools, 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.)


  • $130K to 140K annually ($65 to $70 per hour)
  • Full suite of benefits while under contract offered (Medical, Dental, Vision, Etc.)
  • Contract position with the opportunity for extension and possibly direct hire


If you feel that your skills match this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.

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