Careers - STRATACACHE, A Family of Companies

Position:  Data Scientist
Location:  Malvern, PA
Job Id:  168
# of Openings:  2

About Stratacache, Inc.
Stratacache solutions deliver engaging experiences by connecting networks of digital signs, kiosks, mobile devices, websites and Internet-connected devices – in both public and private environments. The Stratacache family of companies provide the platform to easily create and centrally manage deployment of experiences, while retaining the flexibility to rapidly adapt to local business conditions.  Scala is one of the family brands of Stratacache.  This position will be located at the Scala office headquarters in Malvern, Pa.   Stratacache and Scala have over 30 years experience entertaining, informing and educating audiences in wide-ranging industries including retail, quick-service restaurants, finance and more, as well as in private areas like corporate environments.  At the Stratacache the network of partners and developers are located in more than 90 countries drives more than 500,000 screens worldwide. 
Data Scientist
Do you love data?  Do you enjoy creating statistical models and finding insights that make a difference?  Are you interested in the future of retail, commerce and customer analytics?    If so, this is the role for you.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work with software engineering, sales and product organizations to develop innovative and impactful applications for data and algorithms.  Your efforts will enhance the overall product quality utilizing many aspects of data science, including various types of modeling that drive toward strategic analytics.  You will be focused on the future of the retail experience by discovering insights while creating strategic, marketing, retail, customer experience and digital analytics. Your background in statistics, data science, big data, normalization, modeling, quantitative research, and/or analytics consulting will be very beneficial as you take on this exciting new position in the company.  In this role you will also have the opportunity to continue to build and improve the marketing of technology products that are influenced by data, understand human behavior and determine how to influence and impact the retail marketplace with exciting new solutions and insights.
Responsibilities include:
  • Design, build and deliver statistical models and related actionable data-focused results to support product and customer requirements and initiatives.
  • Work closely with engineering, product and sales teams to understand business and technical requirements, translate these into important discovery directives and follow through to optimize and support the enhancement and growth of Stratacache products.
  • Establish and make effective use of internal and external datasets to back up and support key strategic, product and customer decision-making efforts.
  • Serve as the data science expert on cross-functional teams for large strategic initiatives and education on accessing and utilizing qualified and focused data for decision making.
  • Analyze, propose, design and successfully deliver data experiments for engineering, product and sales teams to ensure statistical rigor and effectiveness.
  • Provide expertise and professionalism in handling sensitive, privacy-protected data, including sources, structures, organization and optimization.
  • Communicate complex ideas about our product through visual aids like charts and dashboards.
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging data science and statistical technologies, methods and practices.
  • Create and/or use existing data models for predictions regarding user behavior.
  • Communicate ideas, processes and results to all levels of internal and external clients and teams.
  • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Analysis, or other technical field related to software development.
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience working with data science and statistical modeling.
  • Experience in the retail industry from a data perspective is required.
  • Experience with SQL and at least one functional or statistical programming language is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience working with R and Python is required.
  • Experience working with Postgres, Timescale DB and/or other related database technologies is required.
  • Experience with complex query writing is required.
  • Experience with result-set performance tuning and related data administration is required.
  • Experience with big data technologies is required.
  • Experience and understanding of various statistical modeling tools and platforms -- including R, SAS and SPSS -- is required.
  • Experience in ecommerce, wifi, app messaging, social and other datasets is beneficial.
  • Experience in machine learning and artificial intelligence methods and practice is beneficial. 
  • Understanding and experience with database technologies is beneficial including Oracle, SQLServer, etc..
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Understanding and experience with BI technologies is beneficial:  Tableau, Microstrategy, Microsoft, OBI, etc..
  • Experience with kafka, Go or Redis is beneficial.
  • Understanding of data modeling techniques and star schemas is beneficial.
  • Experience with Hadoop and MapReduce is beneficial.
  • Experience with ftp, file transfers, data exchange methodologies. 
  • A solid understanding of methodology, data and systems from a broad range of research and analytics providers, including emerging tools and methods.
  • Ability to distill complex statistical concepts and methodology, and articulate insights to cross-functional teams and clients with varying levels of knowledge in this space.
  • Ability to articulate and tie data to business strategy.
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with a team-centric focus while working in a fluid environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills: verbal, written and presentation.
  • Experience in the following areas: strategic analytics, marketing analytics, digital analytics, data analytics, statistics, data science, big data, normalization, modeling, quant research, analytics consulting.
  • Desire and interest to uncover and discover insights using disparate data sources.
  • Desire and interest in being the “Go To” person for data science.
  • Dynamic personality and passion for data, analytics, visualizations and storytelling is beneficial for this role.
  • Keen sense of user interface design, style, aesthetics and effective visual presentation.
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced, results-oriented work environment.
  • Ability to handle and adjust to change in requirements and direction.
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail and great problem solving skills are important.  
STRATACACHE and its family of companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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