Lead Data Scientist
Posted on: January 14, 2020
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services
company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the
digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems
management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting,
cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband,
voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a
robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a
360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit
CenturyLink for more information.
The Data Scientist is a highly skilled individual contributor,
under minimal supervision, who designs and develops programs,
methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze diverse,
structured and unstructured "big data" sources to generate
actionable insights and solutions using machine learning and
advanced analytics. Interprets and communicates insights and
findings from analyses and experiments to other analysts, data
scientists, and team members.
The Data Scientist proactively identifies meaningful insights by
executing data discovery, exploratory data analysis, and
iteratively developing predictive and prescriptive models to
identify optimal solutions.
This position will also assist with operationalizing the insights
and solutions and changing business processes to maximize the value
of those solutions.
Analyze data and build predictive and prescriptive models in the
areas of capacity planning, anomaly detection, predictive asset
failure/maintenance, workload optimization, customer segmentation
and business performance.
Mine information for previously unknown patterns and insights
hidden in these assets and leverage them for competitive
The problems this position will solve will be at the cutting edge
of technology and will lie at the intersection of science,
engineering and business acumen.
Bachelor's Degree in Math, Computer Science, Data Mining, Machine
Learning, Statistics or other quantitative discipline
Experience with statistical programming environments like R, Matlab
Fluent in one or more object oriented languages like C#, C++,
Scala, Java, and scripting languages like Python
Able to communicate highly technical information into business
Able to translate business insights from analytics into potential
process or system changes.
Able to identify inefficiencies in operating environment by
analyzing data patterns and provide possible solutions.
Strong ability and track record to bring and lead changes in
Able to segment information by product, business unit and customer
segment by ecosystem in order to provide better business
Able work at a global business unit level; understanding the unique
requirements of each assigned business unit and translate those
specific needs to the corresponding technology partners in order to
deliver successful business outcomes.
Able to obtain data from disparate environments, normalize and
interpret it for consistent insights.
Experience working in a large, highly complex and ever-changing
Recognized as a change agent.
High level of comfort managing competing priorities, crystallizing
ideas and thoughts into plans and activities, handling ambiguity
constructively, and rationalizing on strategic and managerial
Able to build relationships with business and technology partners
to influence and collaborate across the organization, strengthen
the role of Field Operations & Network Implementation, and
implement initiatives and plans.
Demonstrates a sense of urgency, accountability and holds same
standards for the department. High achiever, results-oriented, with
strong analytical and business acumen skills.
They should have hands-on experience in multiple systems solutions
across several disciplines.
They should possess skills and understanding of a variety of
Operating Systems and a have a broad and deep understanding of the
current company's technology systems, products and future
Bachelors with 8+ years experience, or 6+ year with a Master's
Degree, or combination of experience totaling 8+ years
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield;
Requisition #: 215731
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all
persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic
characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other
legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We
do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment
decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion,
benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information 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. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
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