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Senior Director | Reputation Scientist, Digital & Insights

Strategic Communications
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About the Role
In FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications segment, we provide our clients with a comprehensive view of strategic communications that leverages our integrated suite of services, including financial communications, corporate reputation, transaction communications and public affairs in all the major markets around the world.

The Reputation Data Scientist will work to connect together digital, media, audience, primary research and business performance data sets. You will be a critical part of establishing which methodological, statistical and analytical approaches to use across our core problem sets. You will design and deliver end-to-end analytics solutions for our corporate and organizational clients.

What You'll Do
• Extract, clean and process data to establish a data preparation capability focused on business outcomes rather than technical completeness.
• Build complex statistical models and algorithms and use machine learning to solve difficult problems.  For example, you will be building optimizers, recommenders, classifiers, and predictive models. 
• Develop and implement data products to help clients identify the ideal communications mix strategy based on an ever-changing set of circumstances.
• Identify and evaluate new data sources.  We are constantly looking for new data sets to add to our system.  You will be critical to figuring out what data sets to add and how to integrate them.
• Integrate primary research.  As part of our process we frequently run multi-mode surveys, and you will be expected to analyze the results and integrate these data and findings into our systems.

Basic Qualifications 
• Masters in statistics, applied math, physics, computer science, or outstanding work experience
• 7+ years of experience working in data science environments
• Experience working with social media data, earned media data, financial data, survey data
• Expertise in analytical tools such as R/ SAS/Stata
• Experience in scripting languages such as Python/Ruby/PHP etc.
• Experience with business intelligence tools such as Alteryx, KNIME, RapidMiner, Tableau, or Spotfire.
• Experience with survey methodology

Our Benefits
Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 5,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


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