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UPS Procurement Data Scientist & Fraud Analyst in Alpharetta, Georgia

UPS is seeking a Procurement Data Scientist/Fraud Examiner to implement advanced analytics models and solutions to yield predictive and prescriptive insights from large volumes of structured and unstructured data. He/She works with a team that is responsible for researching and implementing advanced analytics models utilizing a diverse set of techniques. This position follows advanced analytics best practices to build and execute analytical models to detect and prevent occurrences of fraud. If this sounds like your ideal career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develops data design based on exploratory data analysis to meet stated business need

  • Defines key data sources from UPS and external sources to deliver models

  • Writes code to collect and manipulate data from multiple data sources

  • Works with team to select and implement model development process from statistics and machine learning to answer business problems

  • Defines model KPI expectations and validation, testing, and re-training of existing models to meet business objectives

  • Reviews and creates repeatable solutions through written project documentation, process flowcharts, logs, and commented clean code to produce datasets that can be used in analytics and/or predictive modeling

  • Synthesizes insights and documents findings through clear and concise presentations and reports to inform stakeholders

  • Works with team to present operationalized analytic findings and provide recommendations

  • Leverages analytics and visualization tools to design and present information to drive fact-based decision making

  • Demonstrates visualization techniques and supports training to encourage adoption of visualization tools

  • Creates impactful visualizations for internal publication to facilitate communication

  • Reviews visualizations for data accuracy and integrity to meet business standards

  • Develops analytical reports and represents large, complex sets of data and associated solutions to support business objectives

  • Determines documentation needs to deliver models

  • Organizes the production and distribution of documentation to facilitate communications

  • Reviews system documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency when changes are made

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Experience in audit, forensic accounting, or fraud detection/prevention

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Analytics, Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics, or Computer Science - Preferred

  • Certifications in process design or analytics, i.e. Analytics Pro Certification - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax

Requisition Number: 183000

Location: Alpharetta,Georgia