SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Company: JBS USA
Location: Greeley, Colorado, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.APR.2021

Summary

Description Position at JBS USA Food Company JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a po...

Description

Description Position at JBS USA Food Company JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim's, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year. Position can be located in Greeley, CO or Richardson, TX.The Center of Innovation & Technology for Excellence (CITE) is seeking a senior data scientist who is passionate about governing the use of emerging technologies that would have an impact on JBS's competitive advantage, especially in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Business Intelligence (BI), Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR), and Blockchain. By sharing the best practices in data science, you will empower the teams across all our business units with the tools and processes to enhance decision making and allow for insight driven collaboration.RESPONSIBILITIES:In this role, you will partner with the data science teams across the business units to move strategically by:Leveraging and sharing the latest machine and deep learning techniques to challenge the current practices across the business unitsStandardizing the platforms architecture, maintenance and administrationDeveloping the Citizen Data Science program content to train & mentor our subject matter expertsDeveloping a data lake and/or data catalog for each business unitManaging the code and artifacts, including models, algorithms, templates, tools, policies, guidelines, etc.Working with different business organizations across the company to understand their needs and help identify new opportunities.Successful Candidate: A successful candidate must:Take the initiative, easily understand the business dynamics, see the big picture, assess current practices and identify new areas where inefficiencies affect the bottom line of the companyUnderstand the uses of business and market information to better drive decisionsRelate with multiple teams to understand the problems of the businessHave a strong analytical mindset so that they can drive decisions in a fact-based environmentKnow how to prioritize the deliverablePassion for learning, improving process and attentions to the form of how the information it is presented QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, Business Analytics, Agribusiness, Accounting, Finance, Economics, etc. or equivalent experienceExperience in data science with a desired knowledge of SAP, QlikView or Qlik SenseHighly proficient in Python and SQLSolid technical hands-on skills in machine learning (regression, classification, clustering, dimensionality reduction), deep learning (CNN, RNN/LSTM, GAN), time series data, anomaly detection, statistical algorithms, data mining, and data engineeringKnowledge in Keras, TensorFlow, H2O, data virtualization, RPA (Automation Anywhere) and cloud computing infrastructures (AWS, Azure, GCP)Strong ability to use logic and excellent problem-solving skillsAbility to work independently and be flexibleAbility to thrive in a fast paced, highly dynamic environmentDemonstrated experience with agile or other rapid development methodsPassion for innovation and "can do" attitudeExperience in agricultural industry data science is a plus.The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting scheduleBase salary range of $84,525-$115,710; andThis position is eligible to participate in the Company's annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive programThe Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.EOE/Vet/Disabled

 
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