1+ months

Senior Manager Analytics & Data Science

Framingham, MA 01701


The Data Science team at Staples builds the algorithmic systems that drive our business, enhance customer experience, & improve customer loyalty. The highly stimulating environment of the team strongly encourages and supports initiatives and allows for innovation to impact the decision-making processes by providing direct visibility of the outcomes to Senior Leadership. If you are deeply curious, passionate about driving continuous innovation, have a business mindset and are looking to truly drive impact through data in your next role, this is the perfect role for you.

**What You'll Do**

+ Develop quantitative models, leveraging machine learning and advanced data analysis techniques

+ Architect and build technical platforms for our algorithmic engines to run at scale

+ Leverage our work to increase adoption across our business partners, to drive real business value

+ Uncover deep insight hidden in our vast repository of raw data, and provide tactical guidance on how to act on findings

+ Use data to improve how we make decisions and ultimately, enhance customer experience and drive loyalty

+ Strong partnership with business and engineering team

+ Deliver presentations to high level business stakeholders that tell cohesive, logical stories using data

+ Manage a team of 2-3 high performing data scientists


**Basic Qualifications**

+ Undergraduate degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science or a related field preferred

+ 7+ years of relevant industry experience in the areas of Strategic Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Economics, Data Science, or Consulting

+ Strong theoretical and functional understanding of statistical and machine learning concepts and experience in employing these concepts to solve business problems at scale using Python, R, SAS, etc.

+ Hands-on experience in developing data-driven products (ML models, forecasting tools, etc.) and scorecards, and sharing business recommendation and their financial/customer impact with the stakeholders.

+ Experience in working with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment and managing priorities among multiple projects

+ Expertise in scripting languages (such as SQL, Python, R, SAS, etc.) and the tools (such as MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required to perform analysis.

+ 2-3 years of experience in a leadership or strategic role.

+ Ability to mentor and lead a team of junior / senior data scientists.

+ Excellent communication and project management skills.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 7-10 years of experience in a quantitative field

+ Masters/PhD in quantitative field

+ Experience successfully leading projects within ambiguous scenarios

**Technical Skills**

+ Data manipulation skills: SQL, PySpark, Hive

+ Programing Skills: Python, R

+ Expert level modeling skills

_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2021-03-18

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