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Principal Pre-Sales Data Scientist

Location: Tokyo, Japan


Requisition Number: 218081

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What You’ll Do

The Principal Data Scientist (pre-sales) is an experienced and expert Data Scientist, able to provide industry thought-leadership on Analytics and its application across industries and across use-cases.  The Principal Data Scientist supports the account team in framing business problems and in identifying analytic solutions that leverage Teradata technology and that are disruptive, innovative - and above all, practical.  An articulate and compelling communicator, the Principal Data Scientist establishes our position as an important partner for advanced analytics with customers and prospects and is a trusted advisor to executives, senior managers and fellow data scientists alike across a range of target accounts.  They are also a hands-on practitioner who is ready, willing and able to roll-up her sleeves and to deliver POC and short-term pre-sales engagements.  The Principal Data Scientist has an excellent theoretical and practical understanding of statistics and machine learning and has a strong track record of applying this understanding at scale to drive business benefit.  They are insanely curious and is a natural problem-solver and able to effectively promote Teradata technology and solutions to our customers.

Who You’ll Work With

Reporting to the Senior Director of the International region Data Science team, the successful candidate will work with other expert team members to

  • Provide pre-sales support at an executive level to the Teradata account teams, helping them to position and sell complex Analytic solutions that drive sales of Teradata software.
  • Provide strategic pre-sales consulting to executives and senior managers in our target market.
  • Support the delivery of PoC and PoV projects that demonstrate the viability and applicability of Analytic use-cases and the superiority of Teradata solutions and services.
  • Work with the extended Account team, and Sales Analytics Specialists to develop new Analytic propositions that are aligned with industry trends and customer requirements.

What Makes You a Qualified Candidate

  • Have proven hands-on experience of complex analytics at scale for example in  the areas of IoT and sensor data.
  • Know the PMML and ONNX model portability standards
  • Have experience with Teradata partner’s analytical products, Cloud Service providers such as AzureML and Sagemaker and partner products such as Dataiku and H2O
  • Have strong hands-on programming skills in at least one major analytic programming language and/or tool in addition to SQL
  • Fluency in Japanese and English language

What You’ll Bring

  • An expertise in Data Science with a strong theoretical grounding in statistics, advanced analytics, and machine learning and at least 5 years real-world experience in the application of advanced analytics.
  • A passion about knowledge sharing and demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development.
  • A Belief in Teradata's Analytic solutions and services and be a commitment to working with the product, engineering, and consulting teams to ensure that they continue to lead the market
  • An ability to turn complex technical subject matter into relatable easy to digest and understand content for senior audiences.
  • a degree level qualification (preferably Masters or PHD) in Statistics, Data Science, the physical or biological sciences or a related discipline.



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City: Tokyo

State: Tokyo

Community / Marketing Title: Principal Pre-Sales Data Scientist

Job Category: Sales

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Our Company

At Teradata, we believe that people thrive when empowered with better information. That’s why we built the most complete cloud analytics and data platform for AI. By delivering harmonized data, trusted AI, and faster innovation, we uplift and empower our customers—and our customers’ customers—to make better, more confident decisions. The world’s top companies across every major industry trust Teradata to improve business performance, enrich customer experiences, and fully integrate data across the enterprise.

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