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Data Scientist

Job Name

Data Scientist


United States of America


Miami, FL


Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Jonathan Rodriguez

About the role

Your Opportunity

Bacardi is the largest privately held Spirits company in the world. Our US region is the largest single region for our brands We’re more than rum. Today, we have a world-class portfolio of more than 200 brands and labels, including BACARDÍ® rum, GREY GOOSE® vodka, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, MARTINI® vermouths and sparkling wines, DEWAR’S® Scotch whisky, and PATRÓN® tequila.

This role allows you to help shape the route to data modelling strategy for our US region in various functions and areas and bring predictive modelling to life through partnership with key stakeholders throughout the organization. This position will use data to empower and accelerate the largest Bacardi region achieve their sales goals, with the flexibility to work from home. Finally, this role is considered an important resource for both the Bacardi Commercial Leadership Team and the overall hub executive team.

About You

As a Data Scientist, you will manage the current predictive models and lead the modelling optimization work using data available to provide critical analysis to support business strategies. You will work with key stakeholders from cross-functions to understand the need and translate into modelling and deliver the results in business terms. You will also play a leading role to build business capabilities in Advanced Analytics space.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Manage and optimize existing prescriptive and predictive models, coding of data manipulation, hypothesis testing, testing models’ accuracy, model optimization, and visualization.
  • Lead deliverables for advanced analytics and standardization, such as create and maintain effective Dashboards or Models to deliver results to multiple levels of users including senior leadership
  • Navigate a variety of data sources, such as enterprise data, distributor data, consumer pull data, and/or other external data sources to uncover drivers, impacts, and key influences
  • Develop new predictive and optimization models for key applications
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and deliver projects 
  • Support business adoption of new models and process changes
  • Build business capabilities in Advanced Analytics space
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve existing ways of working

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Bachelor’s degree from Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or related fields
  • 3+ years of experience using data scripting languages (e.g. SQL, Python, R etc.) or highly proficient with statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, SAS, or Matlab) to analyze large scale and complex data
  • 3+ years of applying statistical models, machine learning techniques and advanced quantitative methods to solve complex business problems. 
  • Demonstrated ability to independently prepare sophisticated statistical analysis with accuracy and calibration within an established time frame.
  • Comfortable mining unstructured data, with the ability to transform data into a usable state using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Ability to translate complex data sets into business insights
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau, including proven record of driving adoption.
  • Experience with Nielsen data is a plus.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases and tools like Azure Data Lake, DataBricks, Azure ML and Spark is a plus
Personal Qualities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner 
  • High levels of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.