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Alliant Energy Data Scientist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

5462BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Designs experiments, tests hypotheses and builds models to solve analytics problems and communicates results and methodologies to the customer

  • Works with the key stakeholders to define use case requirements to ensure that results are meaningful and enable improved decision making

  • Works with the business to assess the validity of the data and achieve minimum levels of quality

  • Combines multiple data sources (both internal and external)

  • Leads change and applies change management principles to drive cultural transformation and improve the adoption of analytics

  • Collaborates with others responsible for analytics.

  • Assures the creation and maintenance of measurement systems for analytics including the tracking of results.

  • Works with technology teams to develop and implement analytical solutions in a production environment

Requisition ID:5462BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details: Looking to power up your career? If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

    We currently have a Data Scientist opening, this position will be a home hybrid role. You will be expected to be in the office 2 - 3 days per week and will need to be within a reasonable driving distance to Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA.

In this position you will be accountable for modeling complex problems, discovering actionable insights and identifying opportunities hidden in vast amounts of data through use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques to enable better decision making. You will be responsible for integrating and preparing large, varied datasets, architecting specialized databases and clearly communicating results.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Category:Information Technology Job Qualifications:

Required Experience

  • 6 years of direct experience in a related field (statistics, performance management, analytics, research)

  • Experience working with Hadoop or other big data platforms

    Preferred Experience

  • Bachelors degree with an emphasis in math, statistics, analytics, operations research, computer science, or related area

  • Master's Degree

  • 2 years of experience as a Data Scientist

  • Demonstrated Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and SQL.

  • Proficiency in Visualization Tools such as Tableau, Power BI.

  • Demonstrated knowledge with pattern recognition, machine learning, predictive modeling, and descriptive inferential statistics preferred.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills.

  • Works in a diverse and inclusive environment.

    *NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Posting Title:Data Scientist