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Lead Data Scientist

Company: Altria
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Imagine transforming big data into business strategy for a Fortune 200 company with some of the most iconic brands! Interested in using your analytics expertise to influence our dynamic sales organization and help craft our future? Have a Bachelors degree with five years of work experience? If so, we want to speak with you!We are currently recruiting for a Lead Data Scientist for our Advanced Analytics department Richmond, VA, or we are open to remote work arrangements.What you'll be doing:

  • Using big data sources to design, test and implement new analytical solutions to effectively influence and measure business outcomes
  • Owning the application of advanced analytical methods (e.g. Bayesian and other advanced statistical models) to develop consumer centric insights
  • Synthesis and communication of complex analyses to inform and influence business leaders
  • Collaborating with diverse partner groups to deliver data solutions against multiple priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Fusing technical knowledge with business strategy to translate complex methods into impactful solutionsWhat we want you to have:
    • Bachelors Degree in Decision Science, Analytics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics or related field
    • 5+ years of work experience in the data analytics space; CPG experience a plus
    • Ability to conduct complex analyses and synthesize results independently
    • Experience with SQL and Python programming languages; familiarity with Apache Spark & Databricks preferred
    • Firm grasp of basic statistical/economic principles and experience in advanced statistical techniques
    • Experience in hierarchical models and Bayesian statistics a plus.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate abstract technical concepts with non-technical audiences
    • A sense of urgency and curiosity, and the courage and confidence to debate across all levels of the organizationIn 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.Company Overview: Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking---, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System - and Marlboro HeatSticks -, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria complements its tobacco portfolio with ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Ste. Michelle) and equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Keywords: Altria, Richmond , Lead Data Scientist, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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