Geek Squad Careers – Senior Director, Data Science

Website Geek Squad

Job Description:

The Senior Director, Data Science is a high-visibility role within the Digital, Analytics, & Technology organization of Best Buy, responsible for developing and leading the Data Science team focused on machine learning and optimization solutions and decision support for Pricing, Supply Chain, Services, and Omni-Channel Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate technical concepts in an easy-to-understand business context to all levels of employees.
  • Explore innovative methods in data science related to pricing and retail operations.
  • Responsible for directing multiple teams that drive business results by tying data, analytics, and machine learning to long-term business strategies.
  • Set clear direction and expectations for the team and holds them accountable.
  • Lead scoping, activation, and delivery of analytical and machine learning components to leverage data science across enterprise operations.
  • Present to and partner collaboratively with the Executive Team, Sr. VPs, and VPs.
  • Understand the application of advanced statistical, optimization, and machine learning algorithms and frameworks.
  • Coach and develop others to achieve maximum potential and personal satisfaction.
  • Give and seek open, authentic feedback.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Significant experience working with cloud platforms
  • 12 or more years of experience in data science, machine learning, or other similar business functions. Advanced degrees may be counted towards experience requirements.
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Math, Operations Research, Physics, Computer Science, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Math, Operations Research, Physics, Computer Science, etc.).
  • 8 or more years of experience leading data science technical efforts/teams
  • Significant experience in retail industry handling large datasets
  • Experience working in domains such as Pricing, Labor, or Supply Chain
  • 8 or more years MUST be hands-on industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively communicate technical information to senior executives

Job Details:

Company: Geek Squad

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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