Data Scientist

Consulting Cincinnati, Ohio


Position at AMEND Consulting

About AMEND:

AMEND is a management consulting firm based in Cincinnati, OH with areas of focus in operations, analytics, and technology, focused on strengthening the people, processes, and systems in organizations to generate a holistic transformation. Our three-tiered approach provides a distinct competitive edge and allows us to build strong relationships and create customized solutions for every client.  We work each day to change lives and transform businesses, and we are constantly striving to make a positive impact on our community!  The AMEND team continues to grow at a rapid pace, and our technical team will continue to be an important part of that journey.


The Data Scientist consultant role is an incredibly exciting position in the fastest growing segment of AMEND. You will be working to solve real-world problems by designing cutting-edge analytic solutions while surrounded by a team of world class talent. You will be entering an environment of explosive growth with ample opportunity for development. We are looking for predictive and prescriptive model builders who are the combination of a change agent, technical leader, and passionate about transforming companies for the better.

Job Tasks:

  • Business understanding and insights generation.
  • Command descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics tools including statistics, forecasting, data mining, simulation, optimization, machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and video analytics.
  • Understand client operational and strategic business objectives by studying business functions across multiple industries, documenting project requirements and end user needs.
  • Define and manage project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and deliverables.
  • Act as the lead data scientist, identifying relevant datasets that can be sourced from internal and external systems. Design and deploy implementation strategies.
  • Execute project plan, report progress, identify and resolve problems, and recommend further actions.
  • Delegate tasks to appropriate resources as dictated by project requirements.
  • Analyze large data sets as required by projects or business necessities, and present findings along with recommended solutions and next steps.
  • Create, implement, and scale modeling techniques, inclusive of predictive and prescriptive models with the intent to aid clients in optimizing profit (price, cost, acquisition and retention), scheduling (labor, production), and forecasting.
  • Generate and communicate insights derived from modeling.
  • Develop interactive tools to allow clients to scenario plan based on modeling output.
  • Articulate the What, Why, and So What of model development and output.
  • Design, develop, and deliver audience training and adaption methods and materials.



  • Proficiency in analytical programming languages such as R or Python
  • Experience with predictive and prescriptive analytics tools in the areas of statistics, forecasting, data mining, simulation, optimization, machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and video analytics
  • Proficiency in data management and querying via SQL
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with structured and unstructured datasets
  • Ability to interface with multiple other business functions (internally and externally)
  • Desire to build analytical competencies in others within the business
  • Curiosity to ask questions and challenge the status quo
  • Creativity to devise out-of-the-box solutions 


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive pay and bonus
  • Continued education and individual development plans
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Full Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • PTO for your Birthday
  • 3:1 charity match


*Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time.*