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Senior Analyst, Data Science

Home Depot
Atlanta, GA
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Senior Analyst, Data Science (128460)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Apr 9, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Marketing
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
The Marketing Analytics team is responsible for advanced analytics, segmentation & predictive modeling for the digital marketing and marketing technology teams at The Home Depot. Online Personalization, Merchandising and Traditional Marketing are also under the purview of Marketing Analytics team.

Sr. Analyst, Data Science uses bigdata platforms, advanced data science tools, techniques and processes to support The Home Depot’s customer centric marketing initiatives. This position is also responsible for providing actionable insights to a broad range of audiences including senior leaders and internal clients from marketing, operations and merchandising. Being a subject matter expert in advanced statistical, econometric, and quantitative analytic techniques Sr. Analyst, Data Science plays a pivotal role in enhancing THD’s ability to anticipate and fulfil our customer needs.

The position is also responsible for developing statistical models, implementing Machine Learning, creating of test/learn strategies, managing audiences segments, and measurement. Being a stakeholder in The Home Depot’s Marketing Technology & Innovation stack, this individual will work closely with Home Depot IT, Data Science, campaign management and vendor teams. Sr. Analyst, Data Science is expected to be an entrepreneurial and inspiring partner who can keep customer first while driving towards THDs long term goals.

  • 20% Conduct thorough analyses to develop / validate customer segmentations, develop and compute customer value metrics and support ad-hoc requests for data extraction, modeling and analysis
  • 20% Conduct analyses to understand the impact of potential businesss decisions on customer spend and profitability
  • 15% Analyze transaction data to identify purchase triggers and indicators for future value customers in support of predictive / forward looking marketing campaigns
  • 10% Work across the organization and leverage cross functional teams to provide expert analytical support
  • 10% Interpret statistical and analytical results and make suggesions for modeling improvments
  • 15% Prepare clear and concise reports, charts, tables and presentations to support business decisions
  • 10% Validate and update models periodically and provide validation reports
Position reports to the Senior Manager, Consumer Analytics
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations, or equivalent
Digital marketing experience or advertising operations
Previous experience in predictive modeling/ machine learning
Previous experience in leading large analytical projects
Experience in Python, R, Scala, Spark, Hive, Map Reduce, SAS, SQL

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong verbal and written communications skills at all levels; ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Proven ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret complex data using advanced statistical, econometric and quantitative analysis techniques
Knowledge of quantitative theories and techniques and their role in a business context
Skilled in the use of statistical programming software, especially SAS
Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, Access
Skilled in translating business questions / problems into analytical models

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Posted: 2019-08-20 Expires: 2019-09-19

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