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Data Scientist

Salem, Oregon 97301
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About Us:

The Oregon State Lottery is modernizing its technology, processes and gaming offers to better meet the needs of a digital world. We're looking for experienced and motivated talent who want to turn data into insights to create better decision-making across the enterprise.


We are looking to fill two Data Scientist positions to assist Oregon Lottery with market and customer insights across product management and marketing functions.

About the Role:

Department Description

The Oregon Lottery’s Business Analytics and Insights Team serves as a center of excellence for promoting data-driven decision-making throughout the organization. As business consultants and partners to the enterprise, we integrate business intelligence, advanced analytics, market research and market intelligence into program discovery, development, implementation, and ongoing performance management. We partner closely with IT to lead the agency’s Enterprise Information Management program to ensure data governance, sound information architecture, data quality, and distributed access to business intelligence. This is a highly collaborative environment and we aim to achieve relevant insights.


Position Description

Data Scientists collaborate with business partners  to identify data requirements, develop dashboards to support real-time business tracking and translate data into insights. The Lottery is looking for two Data Scientists who will partner and consult with Lottery’s Digital Marketing, Product, and Retail Sales teams to analyze and use data as part of the Lottery’s digital analytics and product management programs. You are an accomplished data analyst and communicator who enjoys taking the initiative to explore data and share insights. You will report to the Supervisor, Market Intelligence.


You Will:

  • Identify opportunities to enhance the depth and value of the Lottery’s digital and product data.
  • Identify and integrate data from multiple sources to better understand customer segments and preferences.
  • Partner with Marketing, Product, and Sales teams to establish analytic programs that analyze digital and retail experiences to inform strategy.
  • Produce performance and measurement dashboards to monitor performance, act on opportunities, and address pain points.
  • Ensure consistency of data across all dashboards, metrics, and analysis.


You Have:

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Business analytics and consulting
  • Work with databases, data warehouses, and large data sets
  • Access data and create reports based on a SQL database
  • Compile, clean, transform, and tabulate data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to gain the trust and respect of marketing and product partners by understanding their strategies and helping them connect insights to actions
  • Prioritize assignments within specified timelines
  • Continuous Improvement orientation

Minimum Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of analytics experience that includes at least two (2) years of writing complex SQL queries to access data from SQL databases; OR
  • Eight (8) years of analytics experience that includes at least two (2) years of writing complex SQL queries to access data from SQL databases.

Desired Experience

  • Degree in a closely related field with data analysis orientation.
  • Use a business analytics platform, such as Power BI or Tableau, to visualize and share insights (training is provided).
  • Desired strength in at least one of the following areas:
    • Proficiency using marketing and web analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Adobe Analytics, etc. Understand digital marketing best practices and social media marketing.
    • A product analytics and equipment management background, with proficiency analyzing high volume data.
  • Highly proficient in Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in statistical tools such as R, Python, or SPSS a plus.
  • Work for a digital gaming platform or content provider, such as mobile, video, sports, or online casino, a plus.
  • Experience with geospatial analytics software a plus.


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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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