Strategy and Business Data Scientist - North America

1 month ago(12/20/2017 1:56 AM)
Job ID
Finance, Operations

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

Join us to support our leadership in leading the business and reaching our goals with your analyses and forecasting abilities. The Red Hat North America Business Finance team in is looking for a Strategy and Business Data Scientist to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will provide analysis and support to the North America sales teams to assist with forecasting and strategic decisions. You will be responsible for developing, analyzing, and presenting insightful and actionable intelligence on Red Hat’s sales activity.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop insightful and actionable analysis for sales leaders
  • Participate in various structured and ad hoc projects to support planning and go to market decisions
  • Provide forecast and pipeline analytics that improves the leadership team’s ability to guide the business and surpass targets
  • Effectively collaborate with external teams like operations, marketing, and global finance on deliverables as needed
  • Work extended hours during quarter-end or year-end periods when required
  • Develop an understanding of Red Hat workflows and policies
  • Partner with our global shared services team on deliverables
  • Continuously look for ways to improve productivity or the level of services provided to the business

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in data science, analytics, statistics, computer science, or mathematics with 2-5 years of work experience
  • Ability to concurrently use different tools (e.g., Amazon Redshift, Business Objects, MS Excel, Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics) and techniques to deliver actionable insights
  • Accustomed to working with sales team members to gather critical information and deliver data-driven analyses and recommendations
  • Experience reporting in a CRM system like
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and collaboration skills

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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