Senior Data Scientist - IBM Strategy & Portfolio

Location: Cambridge, MA 02138

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As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients’ data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether it’s investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you interested in influencing growth strategy for a multi-billion dollar business? Do you enjoy uncovering insights hidden in data and turning them into stories that can challenge longstanding beliefs and compel business leaders to rethink their decisions?

Do you feel passionate about leveraging data to shape strategy?

IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software is hiring a Data Scientist to join our Portfolio & Strategy team. In this role, you will partner closely with key leaders to unlock new understanding of IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive Software business. Be part of this growing team directly responsible for driving cross-functional initiatives for growth across IBM’s Software businesses. You will focus on wide ranging strategic initiatives from pricing strategy, investment strategy and optimization to linking next generation of innovations to business. If you enjoy delivering end-to-end solutions from technique selection to model training and results measurement and storytelling for operational data, then you will fit right in with our team.

Who We Are…
We are building a high performance team of critical thinkers. Strategy & Portfolio is a focused team that tackles on IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive Software’s most pressing challenges in teams ranging from 2-3 to dozens of people, relentlessly searching for inefficiencies inside our business AND industry to develop strategies positioning IBM to strengthen our competitive advantage in the market.

What You'll Do...

  • Develop quantitative models leveraging machine learning and advanced statistical analysis techniques

  • Own the full Data Science life cycle from conception to prototyping, testing, deploying, and measuring its overall business value

  • Coordinate, prepare, launch, and assess live experiments to measure the incremental impact of your own work

  • Uncover deep insights hidden in our vast repository of raw data, and provide tactical guidance on how to act on findings

  • Drive adoption & utilization of your insights across the organization in ways that drive real business value

Today’s operating environment demands a stack that’s responsive to the innovative enterprise – one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals. We’re hiring ...JOIN US.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

In addition to your written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess the following...

  • 3+ years of professional experience in a quantitative or technical work environment

  • Self-sufficiency in data analysis (such as R, Python, SQL, etc.)

  • You have deep understanding of a breadth of modeling techniques (e.g. regression models, causal inference in strategic decisions, multi-objective and multi-modal optimization, advanced Bayesian techniques)

  • You are a great storyteller and communicator and can build relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders.

  • Comfort with ambiguity & drive to proactively shape the next questions to ask & steps to take to add clarity and drive business forward

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 4+ years' experience in a quantitative, data driven role in an enterprise scale software/technology company

  • PhD or Master's degree in a quantitative field (such as Data Science, mathematics, economics, computer science, statistics, econometrics, engineering, physics, neuroscience, operations research, etc.)

About Business UnitIBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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