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Data Scientist

Company: Yamaha Corporation of America
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionYamaha employees are passionate about music and sound! As the world's largest musical instrument manufacturer, we are known for our quality, stellar customer service and innovation.
Do you like to geek out with research and analytics? Are you passionate about music and have the drive to create results? If so, then check out this opportunity!
The Customer & Market Insights department leverages research and data to help drive strategic decisions that inspires more people to love and create music. Please note this is a 100% remote opportunity!
Purpose of Role
Yamaha is looking for a Data Scientist to be part of our team to support us in reaching our goals. This person will be hyper-focused on maximizing business intelligence by leveraging advanced data analytics, mathematical modeling, and data mining to transform complex data (internal, external, structured, and unstructured data) into actionable insights and predictive trends. This position will require an exceptional individual who is intellectually curious to dive into where the data leads them, creatively analytical so they can think out-of-the-box beyond traditional methods, detailed-oriented, and collaborative to join the CMI team in their efforts to uncover the insights driven business opportunities.
Key Accountabilities and Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and analyze different types of data and translate into actionable insights and predictive trends through advanced analytics, complex programming, and data mining

    • Be able to analyze, integrate, and manage survey data and database data (census, bls, etc.), and various types of data sources.

      • Leverage the agile model to design, test, validate, implement, monitor, and adjust analytical models

        • Drive analytical and business alignment by ensuring analysis solves business problems and drives better decision making
        • Ensure data integrity and appropriate use of analysis
        • Ensure projects are completed on-time and maintain the highest quality of results

          • Remain fully informed on market trends, other parties research and implement best practices

            Ideal Qualifications

            • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or equivalent years of experience plus hands-on experience working with noisy real-world data using advanced statistical analysis/predictive modeling to uncover key insights
            • Able to be hands-on with the data as well as present to senior executive level partners
            • Highly proficient with using experimental design, statistical programs and data modeling tools (SQL, R, SAS, Python, SPSS, etc.)
            • Experience with advanced analytics, statistical forecasting techniques and building predictive models to draw insights from a wide range of different data sources to identify business opportunities

              • Passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets

                • Experience with web analytics and secondary public databases
                • Must be able to travel 10% of the time


                  • Graduate degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Economics, or other quantitative field.
                  • Experience with visualization tools like Tableau
                  • Primary research experience and familiar with survey platforms/tools such as Qualtrics
                  • Deep understanding of the musical instrument, music, and consumer audio industry

                    Here's what we'll bring to the table:

                    • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Vision, Dental, LTD, Life-Insurance and 401k with match AND automatic contributions
                    • Performance based bonus program
                    • Robust employee wellness programs including free onsite music lessons
                    • Gym membership reimbursement program
                    • Tobacco cessation reward program
                    • Free concerts from award winning artists
                    • Discounted hotel, travel, entertainment, and other attractions
                    • Employee product purchase program
                    • Flexible work options
                    • Casual dress
                    • Vacation, sick-time and personal floating holidays
                    • Inclusive and passionate culture
                    • Opportunity to be part of something bigger; changing people's lives through music and sound


                      • Up to $133,000.00 per year
                      • The posted compensation is the base pay. This is the hiring range and does not include bonus potential or the value of benefits. The hiring range does not reflect total earning potential over time

                        If this role is 'music to your ears', please apply!

                        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Yamaha Corporation of America, Buena Park , Data Scientist, Other , Buena Park, California

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