Job description

Are you looking for an opportunity to build your expertise in data analytics while influencing the speed and execution of strategic business initiatives? If so, we want to speak with you!

We are actively seeking a highly skilled and motivated Data Scientist to join our Value Strategy Optimization Team within the Advanced Analytics department. This position is based out of Richmond, VA or we are open to remote work arrangements.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Utilize various data sources to conduct descriptive and diagnostic analyses to derive insights and inform business decisions
  • Leverage big data cloud computing resources to design, test, and implement innovative analytical solutions that measure, predict, and influence business outcomes
  • Integrate a variety of data sources (e.g., retail point-of-sale, shipments, financial, consumer, geospatial) to proactively evaluate and identify consumer marketing business opportunities
  • Lead the application of advanced analytical methods, including machine learning and statistical techniques, to develop consumer-centric insights
  • Synthesize and effectively communicate analyses to business leaders, enabling data-driven decision making
  • Collaborate with brand marketing and data engineering teams to define, scope, and deliver data-driven solutions aligned with multiple priorities
  • Support the productionalization and deployment of analytical model solutions while ensuring their ongoing tracking, maintenance, and efficacy
  • Tackle ad-hoc analytics requests from stakeholders leveraging advanced techniques
  • Serve as a critical thinking partner with teammates and share business knowledge expertise.


What we want you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Decision Science, Analytics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related field. Master’s or other graduate-level degree is a plus.
  • 2 - 3+ years of progressively responsible experience with data analysis and/or relevant CPG experience is an advantage
  • Have a good understanding of sales and marketplace subject area and data sets which fall in this domain.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of programming languages like SQL or Python; familiarity with Apache Spark & Databricks is preferred.
  • Have a strong understanding of machine learning, statistical, and econometric principles, with practical knowledge of when, how, and why to apply advanced analyses.
  • Confidence and courage to engage in discussions and debates across all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate with technical and non-technical partners.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.


Immigration Sponsorship is not available for this role.


Total Rewards

The starting salary is based on but not limited to experience, knowledge, and qualifications in determining compensation decisions. The Salary Range for this position is: $86,200.00 - $125,050.00 / annually.


We deliver a market-competitive, equitable pay with a Total Reward program that includes:

  • Annual performance incentive based on individual and company performance
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance to support you and your loved ones
  • Flexible Work Environment to include vacation and generous holidays
  • Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan (401K) with matching contributions on day 1, including a yearly company contribution
  • Paid Paternity and Maternity Leave
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • To learn more about How to Support you and your Loved Ones, Work-Life Balance, and Invest into your Future, visit our additional benefits at Benefits (altria.com)

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