Data Scientist Advisor at FedEx (Memphis, TN)

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Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Data Scientist Advisor
Job Requisition Number: RC526979
Category: Decision Science & Analytics
Pay Type: Exempt
Locations:
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
United States
Job Description Summary:
  • Provide expert leadership at the enterprise level related to vast quantities of data (including disparate data), enterprise analytics, statistical modeling, and initiatives. Leads staff in advanced in descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive and ensemble modeling, advanced statistical techniques, use of database tools and/or other approaches in quantitative analysis of complex business situations.
  • Creates and implements solutions from initial concept to fully tested production and communicates results to a broad range of audiences.
  • Expert use of current and emerging technologies to evaluate trends and develop actionable insights and recommendations to managements, via understanding of the business model and the information available for analysis.
  • Expert use of all data types, statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and high- complexity predictive modeling and fact-based management to drive decision making.
  • Mentors fewer senior staff.
  • Leads cross functional projects and programs.
  • Routinely works on multiple highly complex assignments concurrently.

Job Specific Information:
  • Position Responsibilities: Duties for this role include but not limited to: provide enterprise level analytics related to vast quantities of data (including disparate data), enterprise analytics, statistical modeling, and initiatives.
  • Responsible for descriptive, predictive, prescriptive and ensemble modeling, advanced statistical techniques, use of databases tools and/or other approaches in quantitative analysis of complex business situations.
  • Creates and executes solutions from initial concept to fully tested production and communicates results to a board range of audiences.
  • Uses data, statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and high complexity predictive modeling and fact based management to drive decision making.
  • Leads cross functional teams.
  • Routinely work on multiple highly complex assignments.
  • Candidate will be responsible for creating cutting-edge technologies to improve the customer and operational experience.
  • Candidate will have the opportunity to lead the paradigm shift for developing intelligent systems on cutting-edge FedEx technology including Big Data, Streaming, Machine and Deep learning.
  • The candidate will provide the leadership and direction for development of enterprise solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or equivalent in a quantitative discipline required.
  • Seven (7) years work experience in measurement and analysis, quantitative business problem solving, solutions implementation, operations analysis, marketing analysis, simulation development and/or predictive analytics.
  • Demonstrated superior analytical skills with diverse analytics, data types and statistical software and applications.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, written, and oral communication skill.
  • Proven leadership skills.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Considered a Plus:
  • Excellent analytical / problem solving.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze data with a scientific approach in order to determine the best and most optimal solution.
  • Experience with machine learning, data mining, and/or statistical analysis tools.
  • Experience with big data platforms and system technologies such as: Spark, Pig, Hive, HBase, Hadoop, Storm, Dataflow, Kafka, Java, Python, Ruby and Scala, and PMML.
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze data with a scientific approach in order to determine the best and most optimal solution.
  • Knowledge of SQL & NoSQL databases.

Domicile/Location:
  • This position will be located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Remote Work Option:
  • This is a centralized role. Remote work is not available for this position.

Relocation:
  • Relocation assistance is available.

Application Instructions/Deadline:
  • Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF) and answer job screening questionnaire to apply by 5:00 PM CST on June 15, 2022.

FedEx. Where now meets next.
Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.
FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:
  • Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
  • Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
  • LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
  • TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
  • World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
  • InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021

FedEx Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.
FedEx Services does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Services is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact [email protected]
More Information on FedEx
FedEx operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN. FedEx was founded in 1973. It has 500000 total employees. To see all 62 open jobs at FedEx, click here.
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