Lead Data Scientist

Date:  May 23, 2024

Dallas, TX, US, 75240

Req ID: 188045 



General Purpose

This role holds a leadership position and manages the work of Data Scientists who design and develop advanced analytics models. They provide technical guidance and manage the day-to-day development and validation tasks for the team, ensuing the quality of the solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the day-to-day tasks and development work of Data Science resources to ensure alignment with objectives and deliverables
  • Provides technical guidance and validation of the Data Science development work to ensure model quality and accuracy
  • Oversees the creation of quality metrics for the implementation and execution of Advanced Analytics projects, reporting them to key stakeholders
  • Leads the design of experiments and testing to be followed during the pilot phase in the AA projects
  • Ensure the scalability, stability, and performance of the code and models developed by the DS team.
  • Ensure technical alignment with the Data Science team from HQ. 


  • Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related field. 
  • Advanced degree, Masters or PhD, is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in data science, including hands-on experience in data analysis and model design, development, and execution
  • 3+ years proven experience leading and managing a team of data scientists, including setting goals, providing guidance, assigning tasks, and evaluating performance.
  • Expert in data analysis, machine learning, statistical modeling, and data manipulation.
  • Proficient in tools and languages like Python, R, SQL, and machine learning libraries/frameworks.
  • Strong grasp of the organization's goals, industry, and competitive landscape. They should be able to align data science efforts with business objectives.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey complex technical findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies to ensure the efficient execution of data science projects, including resource allocation, timelines, and project prioritization.
  • 30% travel expected

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth