Posted on Sep 18, 2020 by Fluke Networks
Gilbarco Veeder-Root represents the leading brands of solutions and technologies that provide convenience, control, and environmental integrity for retail fueling and adjacent markets. In 2002, the Gilbarco and Veeder-Root companies combined into one marketing brand, with distinctive and complementary business lines, services, and sales capabilities. Veeder-Root is the world's leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems and one of the few companies in the industry to design, manufacture and service its own products; supplying and integrating the broadest range of new and proven technologies to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity, and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide. Gilbarco AFS is part of the Gilbarco Veeder-Root family.
With more than 300 associates, Gilbarco AFS is a leading fuel management technology and services company providing wet stock management, automated refueling & maintenance services to retail & commercial customers, including mines & government agencies
JOB TITLE: Data Scientist
DEPARTMENT: Data & Decision Science
REPORTING TO: DDS Manager
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Data & Decision Science (DDS) Data Scientist will be responsible for utilising their analytical, statistical and programming skills and experience to collect, clean, analyse, interpret large and/or unstructured data sets and present that in a data solution protocol or visualisation.
The Data & Decision Science (DDS) Data Scientist will operate on a Data continuum from Data Analysis to the most advanced concepts of AI, neural networks, Machine learning and other genres of advanced data solutions
The Data & Decision Science (DDS) Data Scientist will also be required to analyse client business practices and goals or problems and make suggestions for improvements based on quantitative results and statistically sound outcomes.
In addition, this individual must constantly strive for continuous improvement in the way we service our customers through information and the way we lead through Data & Decision Science.
DDS is seen as a strategic function and as such the individual must also understand the strategic direction that the company wants to progress in and must be able to facilitate the delivery of this strategic intent through supporting the business with Data & Decision Science that drive Gilbarco AFS' position as the market leader in this field. The individual will be an excellent team player and will ensure success is met through empowering themselves and team members to deliver on the objectives.
The individual will also be responsible for assisting and supporting the other DDS Managers and ultimately the Group DDS Executive in deploying operational or other strategies in order to monetise data and information by finding ways to leverage existing enterprise data and information in Gilbarco AFS' products and services. Additionally, the individual will be required to contribute strategically in order to fully leverage our data assets as a revenue stream within Gilbarco AFS. This information service is especially lucrative in the B2B market segment - selling analytics, business intelligence, insights, AI and ML applications as well as reactive and predictive data metrics as a service to partners.
The intricacies of this role require broad knowledge beyond just technical know-how - and the individual will be required to demonstrate excellent knowledge, conceptualisation & understanding of Analytics & Data Science and how it applies to the business' we service, how it can be used to solve customer problems, and how the technical aspects and outcomes of data science can be easily explained in a business-friendly language or graphic.
Establish and maintain a Data Science capability
Use analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse & interpret large and/or unstructured data sets
Deliver Data outcomes from analysis, to Business Intelligence/ Insights, to Predictive to Advanced ML and AI outcomes
The ability to articulate technical and/or other required information to relevant clients
Collaborate with clients to ensure comprehensive and accurate understanding of their requirement or business problems/scenarios and devise effective resolutions through innovative data solutions or data / statistical methodologies
Publish findings and recommendations to client where the outcome remains relevant to the client
Influence and direct conversations with client through storyboard telling or other quantitative mechanisms
Navigate known-unknowns as well as unknown-unknowns in a data trend/relationship
Ensure Quality Assurance processes and checks are in place for all work outputs
Establish and maintain DDS performance management through the implementation of FBS and management and governance of procedures, deliverables, objectives, metrics and KPI's.
Adhere to good governance, risk and compliance within the DDS management function and within the broader Gilbarco AFS governance standards
Contribute to strategies in order to improve on the DDS data preparation and warehousing (sourcing, acquisition, management, preparation & integration) capabilities.
Manage, build and/or improve on the DDS reporting, analytics and data exploration capabilities.
Partake in Bi-annual performance appraisals. Discuss development plans with manager and structure work in such a way that it enables for business continuity within the team by removing key person dependencies and fosters a culture of cross-skilling across various client portfolios Gilbarco AFS Supports
DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
Reports to the DDS Manager.
Is part of the DDS team and will be required to interact successfully at Senior/Middle management level engagements internally and externally.
Develops solid internal service delivery relationships with each business unit leader.
Develops a highly motivated, competent and performance-oriented mindset.
Managerial level customer engagements.
Operational management customer engagements and presentations.
Develops industry relationships and becomes a thought Data Science leader in this space.
MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE (INDICATORS)
98% OTD of Data Requests per customer
98% Quality Target met for customer outputs
98% OTD of Data & Decision Science projects and solutions
95% OTD of internal statistics
Best Team Wins
Increase engagement of reporting team by 5%
Increase performance enablement of reporting team by 5%
HSSE NM/PI targets met
HSSE Audit targets met
PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
A degree in mathematics/statistic or actuarial science related field is required
A degree in computer science
A minimum of 5 years of progressive responsible experience in a directly related area, during which technical, logical and statistical rapport has been established as a Data Science professional.
Extensive experience in the Data & Decision Science/Business Intelligence/ Analytics/AI and ML space as Data Science Professional (preferably in the Insurance, financial or consulting arena).
Demonstrated Experience in Influencing and directing conversations with client through storyboard telling or other quantitative mechanisms
Experience in Navigating known-unknowns as well as unknown-unknowns in a data trend/relationship
Extensive expertise in Microsoft data management technologies coupled with extensive expertise in data modelling, both logical and physical (Technologies: SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI)
Extensive experience in multidimensional data modelling, such as star schemas, snowflakes, de-normalized models, handling slow-changing dimensions/attributes.
Extensive Experience in large and unstructured data sets
Extensive Experience in Cloud technologies
Experience and understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes (governance, measurement, etc.).
Experience with relational - SQL - and multidimensional - MDX - query languages
Extensive experience with Statistical Coding languages such as Python or R
Extensive experience in other software coding languages
A deep understanding of Mathematics & Statistics and their application in relation to Data Science
Extensive experience in Machine Learning concepts and predictive algorithms and their application
Extensive experience in Advanced Machine learning concepts (validation strategies and feature engineering)
Experience in the application of Deep Learning concepts
Experience in designing and Building Deep learning architectures (e.g. Convolutional Neural Networks, Recurrent Neural Networks, etc)
Knowledge of Computer Vision concept
Knowledge of Computer Vision application as it pertains to real life scenarios
Knowledge of Natural Language Processing
A solid understanding of data security and privacy technologies
A solid understanding of key Data solutions and Decision Science trends.
High level of computer literacy, MS Excel, Web technologies (Master), Data technologies (Master), Statistical Programming Languages (Master), Statistical methodologies (Master), General Software Development Languages (Master)
Ability to operate in ambiguity and within the context of poor requirement definitions by clients and can elicit the correct requirement from clients or understand the business problem and context
Ability to easily conceptualise complex models or business subjects and then articulate it efficiently and effectively to others
Robust and effective solution architecture or solution design
Ability to act as a sound board to peer ideas and solution architecture initiatives and be a contributing member of the MANCO you are part of. Conversely, can accept critical review from MANCO peers to ideas presented to them
Ability to easily identify current solution trends in the data, insights, analytics, AI and ML space and integrate that back to DDS product offerings. Furthermore, can identify gaps in product offering and advise on new products/technologies that will enable DDS to lead the business in the aforementioned and other data driven protocols
Adaptable to clients changing needs and requirements
Demonstrated ability to clearly understand and buy in into the company's business strategy.
Extensive experience interacting with C-level executives and/ or Senior and Middle Management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills
Experience managing large, multi-location, complex DDS type projects and teams.
Experience in building and supporting BI/analytics/big data/AI/ML business cases
Proven ability to complete projects and achieve results in an ambiguous work environment.
Proven ability to build and motivate a team to achieve well against communicated expectations.
Proven skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous or challenging situations.
ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOURS
High level of problem-solving ability
High aptitude in numeric, verbal and statistical reasoning
Ability to operate in ambiguity
High degree of articulation
Determined and Focused
High level of accountability and pride in outputs delivered
See things through to completion
ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOURS
[The Fortive 9 - How we do what we do]
Must be committed to understanding customer needs and provide maximum quality service
Should be able to consistently maintain a high level of professionalism
Innovative for impact
Must have the ability to take the customers' needs and continuously see if there are better ways to service the customer
Ability to listen well and communicate quickly and effectively (oral & written)
Build extraordinary teams
Must be able to work well in a team and positively support the team
Ability to work with little or no supervision
Must be self-motivated and result-driven
Attention to detail
Lead with FBS
(Fortive Business System)
Have a proven record of possessing a high learning agility
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