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(CEN) DATA SCIENTIST

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: San Pedro Garza García, NLE, MX, 66265

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Participate in data analytics initiatives across the company.  Contribute as a team member, gathering and transforming data, extracting value from data, developing analytics solutions, and generating quantitative insights.

Main Responsibilities

  • Identifies and maps data sources to create appropriate queries/extraction procedures
  • Performs data processing and conducts exploratory data analysis.
  • Designs and develops statistical predictive models and prescriptive algorithms (using Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence) based on business needs. Validates and improves models through experimentation.
  • Formulates hypotheses and testable predictions. Designs experiments and sampling schemes, gathers required data, tests hypotheses, and writes experiments conclusions. Minimizes the cost of experimentation.
  • Generates apps and tools for proofs of concept/rapid cycle pilots

Position Challenges

  • Business/process understanding
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Meeting high demand and expectations
  • Communicating clearly complex technical models and results to non-technical audiences

Qualifications

  • English proficiency
  • 2-3 years of experience

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: Under-graduate with major on sciences (Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, etc).   Master’s degree preferred in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research or Computer Science

 TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Programming experience
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Simulation
  • Optimization

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication, telling stories with data
  • Team player

TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Knowledge of a scripting language: R or Python, preferably both
  • SQL, knowledge of relational databases
  • Business intelligence & data visualization tools (Power BI or Tableau)
  • HTML, CSS & Javascript, desirable

Internal/External Relations

INTERNAL: Works with internal customers, data architects, deployment and maintenance teams.

EXTERNAL: Occasional contacts with consultants, software vendors, knowledge communities

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At CEMEX, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of CEMEX employees.