Data Science Consultant

  • JDA Software
  • Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 06/01/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description


The Data Scientist Consultant provides services that maximize the value of the customer's business through data-driven insights and enhanced decision support. This role will be responsible for advising the customer and recommending software configuration alternatives and implementing the software that is configured to optimize the solution so that the customer may realize the maximum value from the software.

Your day to day work will entail

  • Provide analytical services as part of a team conducting proofs-of-concept and identifying opportunities to create customer value
  • Perform data analysis to discover patterns, trends and anomalies in customer data, translate the results into actionable insights, and present results and recommendations to support customers in improving their data quality
  • Extract and present data stories from customer data sets to demonstrate value of solution and guide the customer in their priorities
  • Build, configure and train models to support overall project objectives, and run simulations and what-if analyzes to evaluate alternative scenarios
  • Support the successful delivery of the solution to the customer by making recommendations and providing quantitative evidence of the project's results
  • Work as part of a highly motivated, interdisciplinary and agile team

You are / should have

  • Graduate degree in Operations Research, Statistics, or a related quantitative field, is required, and advanced knowledge of machine learning is preferred.
  • Ability to elicit customers' knowledge, both explicit and tacit, about business objectives, strategic concerns, and policies related to the scope and success of the project.
  • Able to translate complex data into business insights and opportunities to create value.
  • Demonstrated experience of script programming languages, preferably Python, for data analytics and machine learning applications.

What you can expect

Every day, our teams work enthusiastically with our customers on innovative AI-based solutions and sophisticated optimization for the retail industry. Working with us means you can look forward to coworkers who use creativity to collectively develop ideas and appreciate each other's expertise. Mutual respect, friendly relationships and results-oriented work are an important part of our environment. We strive to be a family-friendly business and are open to modern working structures.

We believe that the individuality and diversity of our employees make a decisive contribution to our success. Our hiring process is based on qualifications and career profile. We welcome applications from all motivated candidates, regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, origin or religion.

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