Republic Services Veterans Jobs

Job Information

Republic Services Data Scientist II in Phoenix, Arizona

Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r) for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

Why Work with Us

We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just for today, but for generations to come.

We hire the best people to make Republic Services a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to employees at all levels of the organization. Apply today and join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Data Scientist II drives internal data analytics projects. Projects will vary from short explorations of our data to longer-term implementations of advanced predictive and machine learning models. The Data Scientist II constantly explores our existing data while seeking out new data to consume. They apply analytical and data science methods to real world datasets to solve ongoing business problems. The Data Scientist II effectively communicates both technical and analytical concepts across all levels of the organization, and they influence the roadmap and decision-making through presentation of data-based recommendations.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researches and resolves data inquiries and requests

  • Provides insights and serves as a subject matter expert for department data.

  • Documents requirements for data science and reporting projects.

  • Supports the development of standard data analyses, reports, and dashboards.

  • Collaborates with other teams to gather data and build relationships

  • Performs time-series analyses, hypothesis testing, and causal analyses to statistically assess relative impact and extract trends across all relevant functional areas

  • Transforms data into actionable insights and recommendations.

  • Designs experiments and interprets the results to draw detailed and actionable conclusions.

  • Builds statistical models to enhance understanding of trends and predicts future performance.

  • Finds new opportunities and novel applications for our core internal data.

  • Translates and champions our Machine Learning capabilities for non-technical audiences.

  • Participates in end-to-end data science project lifecycle – data mining and exploration, model development and evaluation, solution deployment in production, measurement and tracking.

  • Designs, validates and evaluates solutions using R, Python, SQL and other programming tools.

  • Creates presentations for senior leaders, which are often used to build board level presentations.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience extracting data using SQL.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an analytical field (Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, etc.).

  • 2 years of demonstrated knowledge of statistics and multivariate analytical techniques including multivariate regression, logistic regression, cluster analysis, design of experiments, machine learning, decision trees. Demonstrated knowledge in working with large databases to perform complex analysis

  • 2 years of demonstrated proficiency with quantitative tools including MS SQL, SAS, R, Python or similar statistical software.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

DirectEmployers