Best Buy Application – Decision Scientist

Website Best Buy

Job Description:

Decision Science is the multi-disciplined practice of extracting value from dataproblem-solving using curiosity, scientific methods, processes, and outputs of algorithms, platforms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Proactively answer questions about the data used, limitations of the data, and recommendations for future studies using a story telling approach.
  • Lead scoping sessions with business clients. Frame and structure the engagement goals and the recommended analysis approach.
  • In the immediate short term, the priorities are Supply Chain initiatives – Fulfillment Optimization and Returns Mitigation.
  • Build PowerPoint slides, Excel spreadsheets, and Word documents. Tableau and/or Power BI dashboards or similar visualizations to demonstrate the outcome of the analysis.
  • Write code using one or more of the following languages: SAS, SQL, Python, and/or R as applicable to the engagement and/or build basic Tableau and/or Power BI workspaces suited for the analytical exploration of datasets.
  • Perform analytics using scientific methods that rely upon statistics, and hypothesis testing.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in retail, analytics, business, or related area
  • Expertise/certification in business/financial analysis.
  • 2+ years of experience in Teradata or similar database,
  • Masters Degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences, or similar field with quantitative rigor.
  • 2+ years of experience applying analytical techniques for business or scientific problems
  • Experience with Retail Industry
  • 2+ years of experience in SQL or Python or R
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or similar with cloud data analytics/engineering
  • 2+ years of experience Power BI, Tableau, or other data visualization tool

Job Details:

Company: Best Buy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Richfield, MN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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