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Data Scientist

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Job ID 218144 Date posted 07/04/2022 Location : Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota | São Paulo, Brazil | Miami, Florida

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Analytics Lead will mine and analyze moderately complex and unstructured data sets using advanced statistical methods for data driven decision making. In this role, you will collaborate with functional business units to drive business solutions and design effective analytical approaches to ensure performance and scalability to large data sets.

Key Accountabilities

  • Stay on top of new analytic methodologies and technologies and work in a collaborative multifunctional environment to successfully implement solutions and lead change.
  • Benchmark for jobs related to information technology system design, development and maintenance.
  • Perform research, analysis and modeling on organizational data.
  • Provide findings and analysis to take informed business decisions.
  • Develop software programs, algorithms, dashboards, information tools and queries to clean, model, integrate and evaluate data sets.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Previous experience of data science concepts, methods and tools
  • Two years of working knowledge of common programming languages, e.g., Python or Java

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Confirmed ability to identify and seek needed information/research skills
  • Oral and written communication skills

Position Information

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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