General Electric Director of Data Sciences in Pierre, South Dakota

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Director of Data Sciences will be the key thought leader in driving all levels of strategy, vision and execution to deliver on the mission of a world-class Data Science team within Renewables Energy Digital.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Director of Data Sciences leads a team of Senior Data Scientists in addressing statistical, machine learning and data understanding problems in a commercial technology and consultancy development environment. In this role, you will contribute to the development and deployment of modern machine learning, operational research, semantic analysis, and statistical methods for finding structure in large data sets. You will influence and provide expertise to the Renewable Energy Business Units across the organization by establishing the company-wide strategic roadmap and engagement model for data science utilizing business and industry knowledge. Director of Data Sciences will be the spokesperson and advocate on relevant data science issues and business potential to both internal and external audiences and stakeholders. You will collaborate with a world-class team across the company to develop and lead the strategy while working in a fast-paced, challenging, and data driven environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Act as a key thought leader in defining big data roadmap, business intelligence and data strategy; leveraging data assets in support of strategy.

  • Drive ownership, management and delivery of Data Science Digital solutions to business clients and establish a robust vision for the Renewable Energy Digital team.

  • Spearhead the relationship development and technology evaluation for new prospective partnerships.

  • Drive evangelization and education of Data Science services by communicating the vision and value of advanced analytics.

  • Analyze and solve complex business problems by leveraging industry knowledge and expertise and being a proactive thinker offering recommendations in data science to drive change and deliver results.

  • Proactively champion the value of data as a strategic business asset and revenue generator by selling ideas and being able to transform those ideas into action.

  • Promote the use of new technology and industry leading trends as a creative thinker.

  • Establish a level of trust and credibility by building and maintaining relationships with customers and key stakeholders.

  • Advocate decision-making and get “buy in” while building partnerships with clients and across the organization by fostering collaboration.

  • Create and Implement data strategies, standards, procedures and accountability policies.

  • “Think outside of the box” and come up with ideas that will benefit the company

  • Skillfully guide and influence through change management and communicate directions clearly.

  • Lead a team of Senior Data Scientists. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Statistics OR in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working with Data Management, Business Intelligence, or Data Analytics

  • 5+ years of experience evangelizing the value of data analytics with the ability to effectively communicate the value to various audiencesEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL or Schenectady, NY Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in a “STEM” major preferred.

  • Passionate communicator and proven thought leader in the business application of analytics with the ability to understand and explain complex problems in a simple and easy to understand manner.

  • Trusted advisor to leaders gained by listening, understanding and offering solutions to their core business needs in order to create insightful analytics.

  • A consultative approach; prior experience with a recognized consulting firm is preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and being able to work well with others.

  • Expertise in big data solutions such as Hadoop, MapReduce, and/or Hbase.

  • Strong results driven personality, with a high level of enthusiasm, energy and confidence; a true player/coach.

  • Exceptional analytical, communication, organizational and presentation skills.

  • Exceptional managerial skills; can hire, train and mentor a highly functioning data science team.

  • Customer–focused mindset and takes pride in creating an engaging and informative data driven customer journey.

  • Proven success in translating business strategies into executable plans.

  • Creative and passionate, driven by a desire for innovation and creation of amazing products.

  • Insight into the way that digital transformation is affecting industry and knowledge of best practices.

  • Ability to translate digital trends, technologies and strategies into engaging, tactical programs.

  • Can manage through ambiguity.

  • Ability to work on many projects with a sense of urgency without sacrificing quality.

  • Highly organized, with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects while effectively meeting deadlines.

  • Communicates a compelling vision; inspires others.

  • High integrity and values focused.Technical Expertise:

  • (Include technical skills)

  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.

  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.

  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.

  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.Business Acumen:

  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.Leadership:

  • Coaches and mentors team members.

  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.

  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.

  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.Personal Attributes:

  • Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.

  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.#DTR Locations: United States; Illinois, New York; Chicago, SchenectadyGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.