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Avanade Inc. Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Advanced Analytics Consultant Do you enjoy discovering new ways in which data can support business decision-making? So do we. You’re a natural communicator whose understanding of complex statistics and analytics can help prototypes become real solutions. We’re committed to helping you lead the way in analyzing information. About you You love getting the most out of data, and understand how to use your knowledge, experience and knowhow of analytics to support business decision-making. You’re a flexible worker, comfortable deciding the best ways to work and to support your team members in delivering for clients. About the job In a world where information is available everywhere, how do you know which data you really need? That’s where you come in. You know how to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models and advanced algorithms to get the best value out of your data. Your insight enables you to create plans to steer business strategy and get results. Your analytical skills and understanding of complex analysis and modelling will help your colleagues and clients get the most out of their data. You’re naturally inquisitive, asking the right questions and interpreting the answers, creating models and programming, and giving advice on how to use the data to make business decisions. And, you’re comfortable sharing your knowledge with other members of the team. In the role, you will: Use a range of sometimes complex datasets, both structured and unstructured, to build solutions for your customers Create insights into business performance by collecting, collating and analyzing data from multiple sources Improve decision-making by using your knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modelling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, ask questions and spot business opportunities Use your teamwork skills to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for their roll-out Give guidance on when and how to visualize data Look out for new analytics tools and techniques and create new ways to generate and analyze information Mentor and support junior colleagues Your skills You’re comfortable with analysis, whether it’s statistical, quantitative, predictive, or optimization, and you’re proficient in at least one high-level programming language, such as S, C++, Python or Julia. Ideally, you have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar relevant field, and at least three years of relevant professional experience. Your experience includes: Explaining complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language Using your judgment to solve complex problems spanning different business segments Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills Experience with a variety of analytics tools, such as R, Revolution R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, MicroStrategy and Tableau Data mining, analysis and modelling of large, complex data.

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