Staff Data Scientist

General Motors

Job Description

This role is based remotely but if you live within a 50-mile radius of Warren, MI or Austin, TX, you are expected to report to that location three times a week, at minimum

The Role:

The Applied Analytics & Insights (Digital, Customer & Growth Businesses) team is focused on execution-based analytics to help GM organizations achieve better business outcomes through contextualized solutions with targeted actions. The individual will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of various experience levels that frame opportunities, wrangle the necessary data, and design and execute analytical models in support of better business decisions. The team is responsible for both advanced analytics strategy and applied, project-based solutions, focusing on the company’s most critical business areas. The Staff Data Scientist will work closely with marketing teams on problems related to incrementality, measurement and experimentation.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work on a cross-functional team to propose and implement high-impact, data-driven solutions to address business challenges across a variety of business units
  • Apply advanced data-driven modeling techniques to inform decision making and solve complex business problems:
    • Create breakthrough solutions, performing exploratory and targeted data analyses
    • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
    • Monitor and sustain model effectiveness
    • Present complex information using data visualization techniques
  • Work with diverse technical teams and provide data and analytical oversight to ensure project deliverables fulfill business needs and timing
  • Identify long-term technical innovations while continuously improving execution efficiency

Your Skills & Abilities (Qualifications):

  • Minimum five years of experience developing, deploying, and monitoring performance of statistical, AI, and/or machine learning based models.
  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Data Science, Operations Research, Psychometrics, Marketing Science, Finance, (Bio)Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or another quantitative field
  • Proficient writing Python/R (modeling) and SQL/Spark (data), working with Pandas, StatsModels, PYMC, TensorFlow, Pytorch, Spark/ML, sklearn, numpy and related packages
  • Desired expertise in marketing analytics and advanced methods such as: customer lifetime value, media mix modeling (MMM), multi-touch attribution (MTA), consumer choice (multinomial logit), time-series forecasting, hierarchical bayes, panel-data methods (fixed/random effects), censored/truncated regressions, selection models, non-random treatment effects, hazard /survival models, structural equation modeling, item response theory, latent class regression
  • Prior experience with paid, earned, and owned media
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects at once without sacrificing quality
  • Strong listening and communications skills; ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Highly collaborative work style
  • Ability to evaluate the big picture and provide meaningful business insights and actions

Additional Job Description

Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington. 

  • The salary range for this role is $116,100 – $181,600. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.


  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;  • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual’s protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics” include an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at 

$116,100 – $181,600

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