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General Motors

Sr Data Scientist

Warren, MI
Not Applicable
Job Description


As a data scientist, you will be responsible for working with a cross functional team of data scientists, developers and data engineers seeking to solve GM's most pressing challenges using AI, Machine Learning, and other Advanced Analytics methodologies. You and your team will be responsible for managing the entire data science lifecycle process across one or more products, from initial investigation, to proof-of-concept development, to productionization and deployment, to final enhancement, hardening and maintenance.


  • Work as a member of a cross-functional team to propose and implement high-impact data driven analytic solutions that address business challenges across a variety of business units
  • Apply Data Science and Modeling techniques to drive data driven decision making and solve complex business problems:
    • Create breakthrough solutions, performing exploratory and targeted data analyses
    • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
    • Analyze large amounts of diverse information to discover trends and patterns
    • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
    • Monitor and sustain model effectiveness
    • Combine models through ensemble modeling
    • 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.


    • A degree in computer science, engineering, statistics, mathematics, physics or a related degree (MS or Ph.D. preferred).
    • A minimum of 7 years working as a data scientist and other cloud-based data science platforms (4 with Ph.D.)
    • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstration working with both business stakeholders and leading and developing more junior scientist team members.
    • Expertise across multiple domains of forecasting, clustering, classification, econometrics, optimization, Bayesian statistics, neural networks, deep learning, natural language processing, and other machine learning and AI methodologies.
    • Expertise in Python, Databricks and other cloud-based data science platforms, and proficiency in SQL.

    Additional Job Description

    Hybrid: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Austin IT Innovation Center North in Austin TX or Detroit (Warren, or Milford) three times a week, at minimum.

    • Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is: $128,900 - $198,400 . Actual base compensation within the identified 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.

    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 or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

    Key informations

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