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Python Developer at Primary Services (Houston, TX)

At NRG, we apply advanced analytics and modeling to address challenging business problems. Within our Texas mass markets retail business, which includes Reliant Energy, we aim to promote customized offerings: the right product offered through the right channel, with the right message at the right time for each current or prospective customer. To accomplish this, we leverage our data via predictive modeling, statistical analyses, and optimization. If you love data, programming, creative problem solving, and communicating results, you will fit right in.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Apply statistical modeling or machine learning algorithms to optimize marketing efforts with respect to customer acquisition, retention, attrition, and margin enhancement
    • Lead and help develop more junior analysts
    • Work with the marketing team to plan and analyze A/B tests
    • Quantify the effects of various marketing levers
    • Produce models that predict consumer behavior responses to various marketing mix levers
    • Help executives monitor the pulse of the business by automating reports of key performance indicators
    • Develop useful visualizations
    • Translate, communicate, and present results and recommendations to a non-technical audience

Education:

Bachelors degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Operations Research required.

Advanced Degree (MS or PhD) in a quantitative field is strongly preferred, such as Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Operations Research.

Experience:

    • 3+ years in statistical modeling and quantitative analysis in industry or full time academic research.
    • Previous retail electricity market experience preferred
    • Previous marketing experience preferred
    • Experience analyzing weblog data a plus
    • Kaggle competition experience also a plus

Technical Skills:

    • Statistical modeling and analysis skills
    • Strong general programming skills
    • Proficiency with Python, including pandas and scikit-learn
    • SAS and R programming a plus
    • Strong SQL skills / understanding of relational databases
    • Comfortable working in Linux
    • Excel guru
    • Git for version control
    • Bayesian Statistics a plus
    • Survival modeling a plus