• Business Data Scientist

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/6/2019 11:08 AM)
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  • 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

    The Red Hat Global Finance Analytics team is hiring a data scientist to join us in Raleigh, NC. Joining a global team of high performing data scientist, you will drive advanced analytics in support of our go to market teams. In this role, you will be responsible for generating insights from data across the company to support our business leadership and inform our company strategy. You will be engaged in a variety of projects that will build your analytical skills across a wide spectrum: data engineering, descriptive analytics, predictive modeling, application development, automation, training, enablement, and stakeholder management. Working closely with key leadership groups in the finance, product, sales, marketing, and IT team across the globe, you will have the opportunity to sharpen the application of your quantitative skills and to develop a well-rounded business savvy. You should be bright, energetic, and motivated with solid technical skills and business acumen to help us build the next generation of data-driven decision making at Red Hat.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Lead cross-functional analytics projects from end to end by building relationships with partner teams, framing and structuring questions, collecting and analyzing data, as well as summarizing and presenting key insights in support of decision making
    • Work with key stakeholder groups throughout the organization to identify opportunities for the use of company data to support business needs
    • Translate complex analytical and technical concepts to business stakeholders and leadership to enable understanding and drive informed business decisions
    • Use your analytical rigor and technical skills to produce actionable insights
    • Communicate key results to senior management in verbal, visual, and written media

    Required skills

    • Advanced degree in analytics, statistics, or a quantitative field
    • Experience with software or technology companies
    • Initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
    • Solid relationship management skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Motivated with a sense of personal accountability
    • Coachable, energetic, detail-oriented, and team-focused
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Technical skills:


    • Excellent programming skills in SQL, Python, R, Plot.ly
    • Experience using Jupyter, RStudio, and Tableau
    • Basic experience with Linux
    • Basic understanding of SalesForce.com (SFDC) and reporting in SFDC
    • Basic web development experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Experience in the development of data products using R Shiny or Python Flask
    • Experience in relational database systems like SQL Server, Amazon Redshift, Oracle, Big Query, etc.
    • Basic experience with data pipeline automation
    • Basic experience with a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)


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