Data Scientist in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 11/23/2021

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We look forward to your application! When applying, please be sure to put your Full Legal First Name and Last Name for legal and processing purposes. is a small team of big thinkers who are changing the tire industry. Every day we are innovating to create something truly special. We realize that tires are a big purchase, and we strive to take the complexity out of the process — whether that’s through technology, marketing, design, customer service, analytics, supply chain and more. We have team members across the world, with home base offices in Charlotte, Edinburgh and Seattle. If you are interested in joining a fast-paced environment where you can work with a motivated team, come join us! 

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In this role, you will support the organization with insights gained from analyzing company data. You must be adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization, and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. Strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations is imperative. You will use your proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights, and be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. You will leverage your passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

  • Apply strong expertise in machine-learning, data mining, and information retrieval to design, prototype and build the next generation analytics engine and services
  • Understand business problems and designs end to end analytics use cases
  • Develops complex models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the organization. This may include improving on-time performance, network planning, etc.
  • Conducts advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Collaborates with software and data engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Provides thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments and collaborating with industry leaders.
  • BS in computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, operation research or related technical discipline. MS/PhD is a plus.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a statistical and/or data science role
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
  • Experience working in startup environment or organizations with an agile culture
  • Professional attitude and service orientation; superb team player
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
  • Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced startup like environment
  • Ability to tackle new projects by employing problem structuring, analytics and problem solving approach
  • You should have strong business acumen and judgement combined with excellent verbal and written communication that can be used to drive our strategy throughout all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate organizational empathy while delivering results.  Ability to build relationships quickly, collaborate and lead with courage will be a must.
  • Technical/System Expertise:
  • Experience with R or Python is required.
  • Background in programming in C, C++
  • Java is beneficial

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us! is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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