Senior Director, Data Science

Mclean, VA
Jul 06, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
The firm is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.A' Directly accountable for analytics project ownership within the Center of Excellence (CoE)Leading the prioritization of the analytics signature projects portfolioBuilding rapport with business area leads to understand their business problems and analytical needsIdentifying new analytics trends and opportunities to drive and improve the innovation agendaCollaborating with customers to connect model outputs with business implications, applicability and delivery of insightsIdentifying new internal and external data source opportunities to improve analytics insightsEstablishing requirements for analytic architecture to support deliveryLeading advanced analytic models, demonstrating optimization, forecasting, multivariate regression and time series techniquesNetworking externally to seek innovation while developing and improving tools and techniques used to produce analytics insightsOverseeing new insight demands with currently in process signature projectsEnabling a connected CoE strategy and improving priorities in collaboration with the other CoE Leads A " ?BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering or MathematicsSeven (7) years of professional experienceFive (5) years of experience in the digital and/or marketing fieldThree (3) years of Director level experiencePrevious experience leading large analytics teamsStrong knowledge of data structures, systems, and BI tools related to big dataMA/MS Master's Degree in a related fieldTen (10) years of related experienceFive (5) years of Executive level expertiseComputation and programming experience with Python, R, or SAS, SQL, Natural Language Processing and Support vector machinesMachine Learning and Stats experience with Neural Networks and Deep Learning, Bayesian Statistics, Logistic Regression, Linear Regression, CHAID and decision treeA " ?