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DuPont Pioneer: Data Scientist


Seek a strong data scientist with background in machine learning and data mining, a critical position with the potential for significant, long-term impact on our business.



DuPont Pioneer Company: DuPont Pioneer
Location: Johnston, IA
Web: careers.dupont.com


DuPont Pioneer is aggressively building Big Data capabilities and applying analytics in order to deliver improved services to our customers. We seek a strong data scientist with background in machine learning and data mining to join our team. This is a critical position with the potential for significant, long-term impact on our business. The successful candidate will have an extensive background in machine learning and data mining and proven experience validating models against various data sources. Individuals who have a desire to lead, a natural curiosity, and a passion for scientific and business investigation are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and apply machine learning, data mining or other computational approaches to extract insights from large agronomic, sales and business data sets.
  • Identify and demonstrate novel ways machine learning approaches can improve decisions, add value to services, and contribute to the advancement of ideas into the marketplace.
  • Inspire other team members by identifying business problems where machine learning and data mining may offer solutions.
  • Explore and develop solutions to these problems in a team-oriented setting.
  • Conduct independent research and extend in-house algorithms as needed.
  • Uphold DuPont Core Values at all times.

 
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in computer science, engineering, statistics, or a related field and 2-4 years of relevant post-graduate work experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the agricultural industry is preferred but not required. Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  • Expertise in machine learning, data mining, and statistical methodology and demonstrated experience using these techniques to solve research problems.
  • Proven ability to independently deliver end-to-end analyses by asking the right questions, extracting data, building predictive models, and making results actionable.
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language, such as Python, R or Perl.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of database systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, SAP BW and related tools is preferred.
  • Proven ability to work in a team setting and ability to lead teams to complete complex projects on time and in budget.
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written.

 
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Req. # DAT00001010.

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