DTE Energy Senior Data Scientist in United States
Senior Data Scientist
Company: DTE Electric Company
Job ID: 8732
DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.
But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities. When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing. Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.
Testing Required: N/A
Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.
Leads large business unit or enterprise-level analytics projects with broad responsibilities for translating business requirements into analytical constructs and providing analytical insights for effective decision making. Mentors less experienced team members to run analytical experiments in a methodical manner, evaluates alternative approaches, and develops predictive models to forecast business performance metrics. Communicates effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders with strong domain expertise and business acumen. Additionally, this role requires researching and recommending new technologies and best practices within the industry to develop the organization’s analytics strategies and roadmap.
Leads analytics projects and collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders to complete end-to-end analyses that include business requirements, data gathering, analysis, scalable solutions, and presentations
Conducts advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships, and proactively recommend areas of improvement.
Develops complex data sets and predictive models to support key decisions to improve safety, employee engagement, operation efficiency, product quality, and customer satisfaction
Prepares and delivers insightful presentations and actionable recommendations. Educates leaders and other employees on complex analytical findings in basic terms with storytelling and data visualization
Identifies and evaluates technologies and provides strategic inputs to advance the organization’s analytics capabilities
Implements new statistical, mathematical, machine learning, or other methodologies for modeling or analyses
Responsible for discovering insights from Big Data to help shape or meet specific business needs and goals.
Utilizes business expertise to translate goals into data-based deliverables, such as predictive models, pattern detection analysis, or optimization algorithms
Champions self-service reporting capability and use of Business Intelligence and statistical tools; advance the analytical capabilities of the organization
Develops data and analytical processes based on Continuous Improvement learnings and practices
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
This is a dual-track base requirement job; education and experience requirements can be satisfied through one of the following two options:
Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Data Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Econometrics, etc.) and 7 years of experience working in a data analytical or computer programming function; or
Master’s degree with an emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Data Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Econometrics, etc.) and 5 years of experience working in a data analytical or computer programming function
Ph.D. degree in Data Science
Experience in quantitative analytics (e.g., data mining, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, predictive modeling, and model optimization)
Intermediate- to advanced-level knowledge and skills in data modeling, data structure, and the application of complex SQL queries with data from multiple sources, including Big Data platforms (e.g., Hadoop, AWS, Azure)
Experience with SAP Business Intelligence tools and SAP CRM, ISU, and BW data
Intermediate-level or higher Continuous Improvement knowledge, skills, and certifications
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong business acumen and utility/energy industry experience
Intermediate- to advanced-level skills and experience with data mining and statistical analysis using analytical packages/tools (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, MATLAB, Minitab, etc.)
Intermediate- to advanced-level skills and experience articulating business questions, pulling data from relational databases (e.g., SAP BW, ORACLE, SQL SERVER) and using advanced excel and statistical tools (e.g., Minitab, Alteryx, Advanced Excel with VBA, R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, MATLAB, etc.) and determining the appropriate analytical approach to conduct in-depth analysis to support decision making
Intermediate- to advanced-level programming skills in SQL, C/C++/C#, Java, R, Python, PHP, ASP, or SAS
Intermediate- to advanced-level skills in applied research design and machine learning (e.g., multivariate statistical analysis, unsupervised and supervised learning, predictive modeling, etc.)
Self-starter and quick learner; advances self and others' knowledge and skillsets in business processes, data science, new analytical frameworks, technologies, and applications
Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to communicate technical information and complex data analytics to a non-technical audience
Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.