Applied Data Science Analyst
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 9, 2019
Who we are:
Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've
evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our
insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture,
helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world
to have a better day at work.
We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop
insights in every part of our business. Watch this video to learn
more about us.
Why People Choose to Work With Us:
Let's start with the cool workspace after all, that's our business.
But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their
best work. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking, we embrace
wellbeing in its broadest sense and we provide coaching and
inspiration at every step of your career journey.
What you will be doing:
You will be responsible for establishing relationships with
business partners and executives in addressing complex problems and
new business opportunities using data science techniques;
developing predictive and prescriptive analytical solutions.
Although your work will be highly technical, we are looking for
someone with great communication skills and business acumen to lead
the design of our analytical models to ensure these are best suited
to support our digital transformation. You will collaborate with
data engineers, business subject matter experts, process engineers
and functional leadership to establish contextual understanding of
our analytical solutions. You should feel comfortable having highly
technical conversations but also being able to translate those into
what it means for our business processes.
Who You Are:
* Provide leadership to effectively communicate results of
analytical solutions using visual storytelling to broad audience,
including business partners and executive leadership.
* Ability to Conceive, Design, Develop and Deliver as an internal
business consultant applying data science, predictive and/or
prescriptive analytics to solve critical business problems.
* Ability to identify emerging patterns that can be found through
the analysis of big data, unstructured data, and data from multiple
internal and external sources.
* Ability to translate business problems into applicable data
science, statistical, mathematical solution, providing contextual
insight to enhance and improve business decision making.
* Ability to manage projects with strong technical and data-driven
* Use both quantitative and qualitative data sources to
successfully generate results.
* Able to overcome obstacles to achieve results, can work
independently and as part of analytical project team to accomplish
the objectives for our business partners.
* Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to assimilate
business concepts into tangible actions. Comfortable dealing with
uncertainty and ambiguity.
* Strong business acumen.
* Strong communication skills.
* Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science,
Predictive Analytics, Engineering, Economics, Operations Research
or similar technical field is highly preferred;
* Experience in development and/or application of statistical
analyses, forecasting, predictive and prescriptive modeling
* Knowledge of visualization platforms (e.g. Tableau,
Microstrategy, PowerBI) and applied use in visual storytelling is
* Experience in Business Consulting or Strategy is preferred.
* General knowledge of business functions, operating models and
applied business analytics experience is preferred.
Your Future Team:
You belong to a global, diverse, highly engaged crew that is
focused on leading the organization through its digital
transformation by working on problems + opportunities that require
the creative and quantitative analytics of data to enable a
capability for the organization that would be otherwise
Our focus is to:
Empower the organization to make data-driven decisions.
Enable new ways of working through the use of Data Science.
Lead the design and development of product offerings that provide
value through analytics.
We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're
always looking to get better. We value applicants who are
comfortable interacting with people different than themselves.
Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay,
bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and
fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.
Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified
employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed,
genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or
veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job
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