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Manager Data Science - Sprint


Overland Park, Kansas
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Job Summary

Manages, plans and directs a team of data scientists to create processes and systems from design through deployment to analyze high volume, diverse "big data" sources using advanced mathematical, statistical, querying, and reporting methods. Fully understands, interprets and mentors others in predictive analytics techniques and inductive statistical analysis to predict outcomes and behaviors. Interacts with business partners to identify questions for data analysis and experiments. Identifies meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interprets and makes recommendations to management based on insights and findings from analysis and experiments. Considered an expert in a wide range of current and emerging technologies to create machine intelligence models. The successful candidate must stay current to the state of the art by reading, understanding, and applying the ideas, techniques, algorithms, and results expressed in recently-published articles and papers. Manages the activities of individual contributors or supervisors with accountability for goals, objectives, operational policies. May participate in the development of functional strategy. Has responsibility for hiring, termination, performance and salary decisions.

Position reports to the Director of Data Science - Digital, Analytics COE


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and eight years related work experience or twelve years related work experience post high school
  • Three years supervisory or management experience
  • Five years experience working with R, Java, Python, SAS, SPSS or other predictive modeling tools
  • Five years experience in advanced math and statistics


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Math, Statistics or related field
  • Five years experience working with Hadoop, a NoSQL Database or other big data infrastructure
  • Five years experience actively engaged in data science or some other research-oriented activity
  • Three years of experience working with and coordinating analytical projects with internal and external partners: specifying project plans, requirements and managing people, processes, and projects to actionable deliverables coupled with estimated benefits/value/ROI.
  • Three years of experience explaining advanced analytic concepts and analytic vision to diverse audiences ranging from high level executives, to marketing managers and analysts.
  • Three years of experience with modeling operations including data collection, model development, productionalization, and monitoring. Experience defining development requirements and specifications for modeling data marts and analytical data structures.


At Sprint, we're more than just talk. We've changed the way people communicate, how they work and how they stay connected on the go. Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Behind every decision we make, there is a passion and drive to develop technologies to enhance and simplify our customers' lives.

Are you ready for the big time?

Sprint is a background screening, drug screening, and E-Verify participating employer and considers qualified candidates with criminal histories consistent with applicable law. EOE .


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Metro Area

US-KS-Kansas City, US-KS-Overland Park, US-MO-Kansas City


Sprint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and creating an inclusive workplace where all employees’ backgrounds, talents and contributions are valued. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status. Sprint is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


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