General Motors Sr. Data Scientist- Advanced Analytics - INF0018460 in Warren, Michigan



Warren, MI

This is a unique opportunity to join a multi-disciplinedteam of experienced individuals who will be driving the opportunityidentification and solution design, development, and deployment of advancedanalytics across the global enterprise.The team will be responsible both for analytics strategy andproject-based solutions, focusing on the company’s most critical businessareas.

This is a senior rolethat will provide insight into leading analytic practices and methods, design andlead iterative development and learning cycles, and ultimately produce new andcreative analytic solutions that will become part of the operating fabric ofthe global enterprise.

Responsibilities willvary depending upon level and will include some or all of the following:

·Working with cross-functional teams to discoverand develop actionable, high-impact data analytics need and opportunitystatements in a variety of core business areas.

·Developing industry leading solutions including:

oDetermining analytic approaches to be used,defining the appropriate methodologies

oEnsuring integrity of the analytical solutionsin terms of the underlying statistical and economic models and assumptions

oAssessing the current analytic models andarchitectures, reviewing for gaps against business needs and industry bestpractices

oIdentifying detailed data needs, sources, andstructure to support solution development

·Leading POCs to create break through solutions,performing exploratory and targeted data analyses

Qualifications – External

·Requirements:will vary depending upon level and will include some or all of thefollowing:

oBusiness Acumen:

Effectively communicating analyses,recommendations, status, and results to business management and executives inbusiness terms

Ability to create structured problem statementsand conceptualize potential solutions from rough client specifications andinformation

Ability to propose analytic strategies andsolutions that challenge and expand the thinking of the working team

oTechnical expertise:

Detailed knowledge of statistical and predictivemodeling concepts and disciplines

Knowledge of industry-leading practices

Familiarity with analyzing source system dataand data flows, working with structured and unstructured data

Familiarity with manipulating high-volume,high-dimensionality data from varying sources to highlight patterns, anomalies,relationships and trends

One or more of the following technology areas:

§Analytic tools such as SAS, SPSS, R, and Python

§Hadoop frameworks such as Hive, Sqoop, and Pig

§Relational Databases such as Teradata, Vertica,Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2


·11+ Years Professional Experience

·A flexible analytic approach that allows forproducing results at varying levels of precision

·Strong listening and communications skills, withability to clearly and concisely explain complex problems and technologies to non-expert andexecutive audiences

·Evidence of being able to transfer solutions tobusiness stakeholders for successful adoption and value realization

·Highly collaborative work style, with ability toprovide leadership to a cross-functional team


·Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experiencein a technical or quantitative field; Masters or PhD preferred. Employment experience in a Fortune 100company a plus.

Why General Motors?

AtGM, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell theworld’s best vehicles. And to achieve our goals, we’re currently undergoing oneof the largest information technology transformations in the history of theautomotive industry.

GM IT is a leader incutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-CriticalBusiness Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing.We offer challenging growth oriented positions for passionate professionalslooking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that isre-inventing IT with a laser focus on innovation, speed, and business value.

The policy of GeneralMotors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on anequal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion,national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression orveteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an EqualEmployment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekersincluding individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodationto assist with your job search or application for employment, call 866-583-8151or email us at In your email, please include adescription of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the jobtitle and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.