Senior Data Science Consultant

Partners · Cleveland, Ohio
Department Partners
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $130,000 - $165,000

Senior Data Science Consultant 

We help innovative organizations design and develop trustworthy, human-centered AI. We are a team of creative thinkers, relationship builders, and problem solvers from diverse backgrounds, both professionally and personally. We believe that diversity leads to Trusted AI, which is what we hang our hat on.

Why Pandata might be right for you:

  • We advocate for Trusted AI, placing an emphasis on fairness, transparency, and privacy. We further this mission by consistently growing our multicultural, multi-discipline, and inclusive team.
  • We are a small but growing team. Your experience will be well rounded and impactful.
  • We have a strong culture that places an emphasis on living our core values: be approachable, win together, tame uncertainty, pursue growth, and cultivate trust.
  • Pandata Cares is a program that ensures our team members have access to health and wellness resources, as well as providing unique incentives tied to performance.
  • You will set the vision and strategy for fast-paced, cutting edge projects across a wide range of industries and use-cases.
  • We put humans first in AI. If you like mixing your data science with relationship building, you’ll love being a data science consultant at Pandata.
  • We work hard but make time to have fun!
  • We are growing!

Why  Pandata might not be right for you:

  • We are a small company (10 people). If you like big companies where everything has already been built, now might not be the right time to join the team.
  • We are a scale-up. Priorities and responsibilities change regularly to keep up with our evolving business.
  • We are consultants, which means we build and nurture relationships with our clients. If building models is primarily what you want to do, we may not be the right fit for you.

What you will do at Pandata:

  • Set vision and define processes for service delivery on our most complex projects
  • Provide technical direction and assist our Practice Lead with technical project management
  • Work with clients and team to ensure successful solution delivery
  •  Scope new projects and partner with our Practice Lead on sales engineering 
  • Architect machine learning and AI solutions and inspire our team to consider state of the art tools and techniques
  • Help refine hypotheses and experimental designs implemented by our data science consultants in 
  • Synthesize consultant reports into high level executive-ready presentations to communicate findings and recommendations
  • Architect and oversee the development of dashboards and data-driven tools in business intelligence tools like PowerBI and Tableau
  • Continue to grow your knowledge of data science tools, platforms, and processes
  • Contribute to Pandata’s internal innovation through rapid prototyping and building demos
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, decision makers, and influencers - cultivating these relationships along the way
  • Proactively look for opportunities to add value to clients beyond  problem solving by exploring opportunities to improve their day-to-day operations, turning short-term SOWs into long-term, collaborative relationships.
  • Up to 10% travel may be required


  • PhD or Master’s  degree in quantitative field (mathematics, statistics, engineering, etc.) and 3+ years of professional experience in leading data science teams and (or related field) initiatives OR equivalent certification and 5+ years leading data science teams 
  • 2+ years in a client-facing role including regular interactions with senior leaders, directors, or above
  • Experience developing and validating machine learning models using R or Python (Python preferred, please share portfolio if available)
  • Experience leveraging cloud computing environments and complex data flows in context of data science or analytics projects
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, or managing other data scientists
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Track record building and nurturing relationships, including regular facilitation of client meetings
  • Ability to explain sophisticated data science concepts in an approachable manner
  • Strong understanding of statistical, mathematical and machine learning concepts
  • Capable of conveying information that affects change and demonstrates results – including actionable reporting
  • Track record of bridging the gap between business problems and analytics

Benefits include:

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • 401k plan with match
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Potential for growth to become a Practice Lead
  • Yearly learning budget

Note: Pandata will not sponsor applications for work visas for this position.

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  • Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $130,000 - $165,000