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People Analytics Data Scientist

  • Location
    • Detroit, Michigan
    • Remote
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


People Analytics CoE (Community of Expertise) is looking for a People Analytics Data Scientist to join its newly formed Data Science & Predictive Analytics team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing data science projects and identifying opportunities where advanced analytics and modelling can inform strategic talent decisions, improve organization effectiveness and drive positive employee experience. Your strong analytical data science expertise and demonstrated knowledge of HR data, analytics, and processes will help advance our advanced analytics capabilities and enable data-driven decisions. What is in it for you? You will have a chance to influence our talent strategy, help design insights that matter and be part of a great team that puts innovation and curiosity at the center of everything we do. 


  • Lead the development and implementation of existing and future People Analytics data science models and deliverables including enhancement development, use cases and UX training (e.g., workforce planning, attrition and hiring modelling etc.) 

  • Advance our AI/ML capabilities by leveraging existing use-cases and using advanced modeling techniques to drive process improvements, improve organizational effectiveness and enhance candidate and employee experience 

  • Improve understanding of data science principles in a broader HR community (use cases, return on investment) 

  • Propose and implement high-impact data science solutions that help address specific business challenges 

  • Manage a daily working relationship with People Analytics Consultants. Learn their business needs and proactively propose technical solutions to their business problems using knowledge of best-in-class models 

  • Present key findings, insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders 

  • Build partnership and work closely with IT and Enterprise Data, Analytics & Insights (EDAI) teams to enhance data science capabilities and drive innovation across the enterprise 

  • Leverage the latest trends in advanced analytics and technology to drive innovation and provide recommendations  


  • 5+ years of working with HR data in People Analytics/HR Data Scientist role 

  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other quantitative field 

  • Proficiency in data gathering, cleansing, modeling/diagramming and visualization techniques 

  • Experience applying Machine Learning techniques to understand data and solve business problems 

  • Experience in building and enhancing workforce planning and attrition forecasting models  

  • Very good understanding of HR data (talent acquisition, talent development, workforce planning, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), engagement, employee listening, learning and development etc.) 

  • Proficiency in R or Python  

  • Proficiency in Business Intelligence/Reporting with experience using Power BI  

  • Knowledge of data mining algorithms , machine learning and natural language processing (NLP)  

  • Advanced knowledge of data Integrations with expertise using SQL or KNIME  

  • Experience architecting and automating data and analytics solutions that can provide insights and recommendations at scale 

  • Good understanding of statistical process, concepts, and tools (e.g., significance testing, Chi-square, regression, etc.) 

  • Consulting skills and ability to translate complex technical concepts to stakeholders 

  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities 

  • Highly developed story telling skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience 

Additional Description

Remote - This position does not require the employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The Employees role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basics

Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only

  • The  median level   range  of salary compensation for this role is  $102,384-$130,824 .
  • 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, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.


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