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ASSOCIATE DATA SCIENTIST, SPACE OPTIMIZATION (133763)

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    341303
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ASSOCIATE DATA SCIENTIST, SPACE OPTIMIZATION (133763)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Sep 25, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Merchandising
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Associate Data Scientist, Space Optimization possesses a broad skill set with specialized knowledge associated with any of the following skills: data mining, optimization, statistics, machine learning, programming, data modeling, database design, retail domain knowledge, and reporting. This role will use a variety of technologies to utilize newer data platforms that allow for the storage and analysis of large volumes of data. In addition to utilizing standard Descriptive and Predictive methodologies, the scope of the job will also include the design and development of technology solution and applications for space optimization, including predictive modeling, cluster analysis and anomaly detection. The Associate Data Scientist space optimization is responsible for supporting or leading data science projects, developing advanced analytics and data science capabilities, and building relationship with internal customers and cross-functional teams to deliver data science tools, solutions, analysis, recommendations and insights that drive sales and profitability, improve customer experience and store labor efficiency.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50% Provide micro and macro space optimization analysis of varying scope across items, categories, and departments.
20% Communicate the approach and recommendations generated by tools to senior business leaders.
20% Evaluate and identify opportunities during store projects and business resets for THD
10% Partner with store planning and space planning to support and execute new concepts resulting from competitive and space productivity analyses

NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to Sr Director Space Management
No direct reports


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 year

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

- Working knowledge of Tableau

- Working knowledge of presentation software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint)

- Working knowledge of analytical/statistics software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, R, Stata)

- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams

- Ability to develop and apply advanced mathematical/statistical techniques

- Ability to convey complex or technical ideas and processes in easy-to-understand terms to diverse audiences

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills         


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
Advanced experience with JDA Intactix space management suite highly preferred.
High proficiency in financial/statistical modeling applications including forecasting and/or optimization highly preferred.
Experience in MS Excel, MS Access or other analytical tools required.
Experience with Hadoop, R, SAS or other relevant statistical modeling tools/languages.
Experience with a variety of statistical modeling and regression analysis techniques and their practical business applications.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Posted: 2019-10-17 Expires: 2019-11-16

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