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RCO Data Analyst
Ref No.: 18-41899
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/18/2018
Pay Rate : $ 52.87 - 56.34 /Hour
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

- Apply statistical modeling or machine learning algorithms to optimize marketing efforts with respect to customer acquisition, retention, and attrition
- Use cutting edge Hadoop technologies to glean customer insights from mountains of data
- Work with the marketing team to plan and analyze A/B tests
- Analyze the effects of various marketing levers
- Help executives monitor the pulse of the business by automating reports of key performance indicators
- Develop useful visualizations
- Translate, communicate, and present results and recommendations to a non-technical audience

Qualifications:


Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Operations Research required.
Advanced Degree (MS or PhD) in a quantitative field is strongly preferred, such as Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Operations Research.

Experience:
- 0-5 years of experience in statistical modeling and quantitative analysis in industry or full time academic research
- Kaggle competition experience a plus

Have you done any interesting analytics projects for fun? We would love to see them!

Technical Skills:
- Statistical modeling and analysis skills
- Strong general programming skills
- Proficiency with R, SAS, or Python
- Strong SQL skills / understanding of relational databases
- Experience with Excel

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


- Ability to translate complex business issues into achievable analytical learning objectives and actionable analytic projects
- Solid understanding of the use and interpretation of graduate level multivariate statistical techniques and sampling methods, such as multi-variants regression, ANOVA, factor analysis, cluster analysis, and principal components analysis
- Ability to interpret complex analytic results and develop practical business implications
- Understanding of the utility business, to include service process, market structure/pricing and competitive environment
- Good communication skills
- Keen attention to detail
- Ability to work as a team member in a fast paced environment
- Think critically about analyses to ensure the conclusions make sense before sharing