Data Science Consultant

Remote, United States

Coupa Software, Inc. logo
Coupa Software, Inc.
Apply now Apply later

Posted 2 weeks ago

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.
Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world's leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:
1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

Role Responsibilities

  • Solve complex business problems using your unique combination of critical thinking, attention to detail, and technical prowess. 
  • Act as one of the primary analysts on a project, helping your team understand what the client really needs, and then put your skills to work to bring it to life. 
  • Through an iterative process of data prep, modeling, and visualization, unearth trends and patterns that our customers never could.
  • Build end-to-end project pipelines and create visualizations to tell your data’s story, working each day to improve the core of our clients’ business.
  • Understand the client business problem and choose the appropriate analytical framework for solving the problem.
  • Prepare and clean data for analysis, using tools like R or Postgres with techniques such as SQL, data mining, statistical outlier detection, and other techniques.
  • Utilize theoretical knowledge of analytics for developing our internal Data Science powered Supply Chain Analytics and other analytical software solutions.
  • Analyze data and build predictive or optimization models with the data to assist in decision making, using Python, R, Spark, Hadoop, and Alteryx as well as techniques like supervised machine learning, unsupervised machine learning, and mathematical optimization.
  • Prepare reports for clients and potential customers that explain data cleaning and technical work enabling customer understanding of project scope.
  • Support sales efforts by providing technical expertise.
  • Support marketing efforts by writing technical white papers, blogs and point-of-view documents.

Role Requirements

  • Masters degree in Data Science/Analytics/Computer Science/Statistics
  • Knowledge of applied statistics and advanced machine learning techniques
  • Familiarity with Python or R
  • Eagerness to both teach & learn from your coworkers 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience in a related role preferred
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or PowerBI preferred
  • Experience working with data via SQL and/or other ETL tools preferred
At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, retirement and savings plans with employer match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.
Job tags: Data Mining ETL Hadoop Machine Learning Marketing Postgres PowerBI Python R Spark SQL Tableau
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
Share this job: