General Electric Data Science Specialist in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Role Summary:

This position will be responsible for participating in all aspects of data science tasks required for synthesizing data, reporting insights, designing and implementing analytical solutions. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Data Science Specialist will work in teams 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.

As a Data Science Specialist, you will be part of a data science or cross-disciplinary team on commercially-facing development projects, typically involving large, complex data sets. These teams typically include statisticians, computer scientists, software developers, engineers, product managers, and end users, working in concert with partners in GE business units. Potential application areas include remote monitoring and diagnostics across infrastructure and industrial sectors, financial portfolio risk assessment, and operations optimization.

In this role you will:

  • Develop analytics within well-defined projects to address customer needs and opportunities.

  • Work alongside software developers and software engineers to translate algorithms into commercially viable products and services.

  • Work in technical teams in development, deployment, and application of applied analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics.

  • Perform exploratory and targeted data analyses using descriptive statistics and other methods.

  • Work with data engineers on data quality assessment, data cleansing and data analytics

  • Generate reports, annotated code, and other projects artifacts to document, archive, and communicate your work and outcomes.

  • Share and discuss findings with team members. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a “STEM” major (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

  • Must be willing to travel 15%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Hoffman Estates, IL Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated skill in the use of one or more analytic software tools or languages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, Python)

  • Demonstrated skill in the use of descriptive statistics to assess quality of industrial datasets

  • Experience applying predictive or prescriptive analytics to industrial applications

  • Demonstrated awareness of data visualization and storytelling methods for conveying information to stakeholders.Leadership:

  • Demonstrated awareness of how to function in a team settingPersonal Attributes:

  • Demonstrated awareness of how to leverage curiosity and creativity to drive business impact#DTR 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. Locations: United States; Illinois; Hoffman EstatesGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.