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Data Scientist
Itasca, IL

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Job Description

Data Scientist

At KEYENCE, we never settle. We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. We are a global leader in industrial automation with the ability to add value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design. Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees. We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level.

KEYENCE is looking for a special type of Data Scientist, one with proven experience using data science to improve business operations as well as one who enjoys consulting with internal and external departments. This role is for a founding member of a data science team and one who desires to work in an agile and fast moving environment. The scope of the job includes integrating data driven solutions and insights to customers. Leading internal and external training programs as well as mentoring junior members. Supporting both customers and sales in an on premise setting to help close business deals.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Create data driven solutions to customers and supporting sales operations
* Improve KEYENCE's technical training program by providing statistical, data-driven experience
* Consult with the marketing department to advise on marketing resources such as brochures, websites, and other marketing material.
* Support business research for all business operations

Requirements and Qualifications

* BS degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar field
* Willingness to travel up to 40% per week
* History of creating deployment ready analytical solutions
* Experienced in using data science principals in an enterprise environment
* Experienced using Python, R, or other analytics software to solve business problems
* Strong business acumen and ability to quickly understand the customer's needs
* Ability to query, manipulate, and clean data within a SQL environment
* Strong communication skills and capable of establishing strong relationships with internal and external customers

Additional/Preferred Qualifications

* MS degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar field
* Prior Data Analytics Consulting Experience
* Ability to work with a high level of autonomy
* Strong IT and peripheral equipment knowledge
* Experience working in a global organization

Why work for KEYENCE?

* Competitive compensation & benefits
* "Learn by doing" development policy
* Recognized by Forbes World's Top 100 as "Most Innovative" company 8 years in a row
* Promote from Within Culture

Up to 60% Travel

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Database, Consulting, Sales Operations, Information Systems, Computer Science, Technology, Sales

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