Data Scientist

US-FL-Estero
5 months ago(7/20/2017 9:02 AM)
Job ID
137950
# Positions
1
Category
Fleet Operations
Division
WHQ - Estero - Only

General Responsibilities

Fleet planning team at Hertz is highly analytical and data driven function. The team is responsible for planning procurement, allocation and selling of fleet for North America Rent-A-Car business. Vehicle depreciation is the biggest cost for Hertz (about 1.8 billion dollars annually). It is impacted by many macro/micro economic factors including gas prices, new vehicle production, consumer demand and technological changes. We are constantly looking to better forecast used car sale prices and other costs.

As a Data Scientist, you would build predictive modelling for various projects. You will enhance and support Hertz’s used car pricing models to incorporate impact of options, volume, incentives and other factors.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Build models for forecasting changes in used car market
  • Pricing cars for used car wholesale channels (Auctions and Dealer Direct)

Mandatory Requirements

 Knowledge, skills and experience

Educational Background: 

  • Masters with 3+ years of experience as data scientist

Skills:

  • Working experience with a statistical programming language (like SAS, R, Octave, Python etc.)
  • Experience with machine learning (regression, classification, neural networks). Preferably also have experience with constrained mathematical optimization models (Linear Programming, CPLEX).
  • Preferably also have experience with SQL databases

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