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Data Scientist','JOBREQ1800007960','United States of America-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh-USA - General Office','Corp Develop & Services','Full-time','','Jan 9, 2019','!*!

Position Description
The global Data Analytics Center of Excellence (COE), located in Pittsburgh, PA desires to add a passionate, creative Data Scientist to its organization to be a key addition to the transformation of our data and analytics capabilities.  We are striving to integrate advanced analytics into our everyday culture in all regions of the world and require a “hands on” practitioner to establish data science methods, tools, and rigor that will be the foundation for our data science practice.  This is your opportunity to leverage your experiences in statistics, algorithms, and advanced analytics to be a key contributor in creating a highly skilled organization within a Fortune 200 company to drive operational efficiency and growth.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Develop library of data science algorithms and guide our organization on the best practices for use of the analytics approach balancing scalability with accuracy

Develop the foundational data science standards, governance and tools that we will use across the enterprise

Educating and challenging our stakeholders to advance beyond descriptive analytics through demonstration of value based on previous experience or discovery / proof of concept exercises and take active role in scaling these proofs of concept

Work with the broader analytics organization to ensure proper product management for analytics assets

Assuming responsibility and support for existing data science artifacts with a desire to strengthen and improve outcomes

Consulting related to hiring additional data science talent in our COE

Developing training programs to provide capable stakeholders with self-service data science capabilities where appropriate

Recommending and integrating open and third party data to use in conjunction with existing data

Mining data to derive insights based on hypotheses provided by our corporate functions or businesses

Mining data to derive value where value has yet to be realized producing insights for the organization to shape business strategy and execution

Further integrating our business units with the data science, data management, and technologies needed for creating world class insights  #LI-JB1
Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Data Science or applicable field of study

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Management Science or Information Systems related fields

> 5 years of experience using data analysis techniques to solve business problems regardless of industry

> 3 years of experience with RDBMS and SQL

> 2 years of experience with R, Python and/or other statistical programming languages applying the appropriate statistical procedures to problems

> 2 years of experience with data storytelling and visualization technologies

Working experience with agile development methodology
Preferred Qualifications

Ability to produce meaningful, actionable results quickly

Subject matter expertise in the manufacturing and/or retail industries

Previous experience with data infrastructure in the Azure cloud

Previous experience with data management technologies for Big Data such as Hadoop and related toolsets like Hive, Spark, Flume, Kafka, etc.

Previous experience with Scala

Previous experience in capturing and analyzing sensor data and predicting machine failures

It is highly desirable to have experience in unstructured/cognitive learning algorithms such as:

Text mining / natural language processing

Regression and clustering based models

Machine learning / Artificial intelligence
Personal Skills

Ability to work in a globally diverse team setting

Ambitious, self-starting, persistent and focused on results

Open minded, innovative and curious

Process and detail oriented

Organized and able to communicate complex ideas and concepts to the necessary and appropriate varying levels of the organization

Personal commitment to quality and on-schedule delivery

Strong ability to influence and gain buy-in

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check. PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com. To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf">www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf">http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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