Supervisor - Descriptive Analytics

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Supervisor - Descriptive Analytics
Ford Motor Company

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Supervisor - Descriptive Analytics

Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for a seasoned analytic professional that has a deep business understanding of data science. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest global subject matter experts that are transforming the automobile industry.

The role spans the full lifecycle from analytic question definition, through data gathering, analysis, reporting/visualization development, testing, and operational deployment and support iterations. The incumbent must be able to work with business users to gather goals and illicit requirements, translate those into technical designs, coordinate with multiple source data owners, and then develop the end user friendly reporting and analytics platform of standard reports and self-service analytics interfaces.

  • Acting as an internal consultant across all of our business units, this position will take a leadership role delivering solutions
  • Ability to understand how to ingest large data sets from a variety of sources (SQL, Teradata, Oracle, Hadoop, Alteryx, QlikView etc)
  • Expertise to manipulate data to form unified data sets for analysis
  • Strong visualization skills (understanding of appropriate visualization techniques based on the data set)
  • Analytic capabilities with understanding of: correlation, optimization, clustering, and time series analysis)
  • Communicate findings to make data analysis actionable and understandable by business partners
  • Ability to take complex problems and break them down to create an implement an action plan
  • Strong understanding of analysis and computational complexity and ability to programmatically solve problems
  • Strong capabilities at designing visual interface for data interaction

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Statistics, Economics, or related technical field of study
  • 5+ years of hands-on quantitative modeling skills
  • 5+ years of experience with analytic tools such as SQL, SAS, BI segmentation, Qlikview
  • 5+ year of experience with predictive and descriptive modeling

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Economics, or related technical field of study
  • 10+ years of experience working with descriptive analytics tools
  • Self-starter, high level of initiative, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Strong collaboration and communications skills
  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team; discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.