1+ months

Senior Data Scientist - Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Summary

Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers – and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

Join our Consumer Insights team as a Senior Data Scientist and support the organization with consumer insight and analytics relative to global consumers and markets of Harley-Davidson products, services, and the experience. In this role, you will provide predictive and prescriptive analytics technical expertise within advanced analytics. You will be responsible for predicting potential prospects, lead conversion, customer churn, and next purchase behavior among other tasks. This role is expected to work on larger ad hoc projects identified by company leadership. These projects may include simulating motorcycle ridership, company performance, etc. across a variety of potential environmental conditions.

Other Areas Of Focus Will Include

  • Effectively analyze and distill data into patterns, trends, and insights
  • Develop large scale data science projects from the ground up: frame data science problems; identify clear lines of questioning; extract, wrangle, and structure data from multiple sources; implement cutting edge classification, recommendation, simulation, sequence mining, and other models; check your work against existing business knowledge; create clear and concise presentations of project results including, high quality visualizations
  • Conduct survey data analysis to understand rider behavior and thinking
  • Proactively research industry trends, opportunities, and risks
  • Produce clear, concise, and repeatable code that can be used by other members of the team without explanation


Education Required

A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Statistics, Analytics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field. An advanced degree in a related field is strongly preferred. PhD is a plus.

Experience Required

This role typically requires 5+ years of related experience, preferably with consumer brands, highlighting:

  • Proven ability to integrate data from many sources, identifying yet unasked questions, and capitalizing on opportunities to advance business goals.
  • Expert level knowledge of statistical methodologies, machine learning, and their underlying assumptions.
  • Proven expertise in the use of either R (preferred) or Python for data science.
  • Knowledge of additional analytical software like Tableau and Alteryx preferred but not required.
  • Expertise with techniques and methodologies for analyzing large data sets.

Supplemental Information

We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: 0-10%


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