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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Senior Data Scientist (Remote)

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 134942 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

The Hill's Pet Nutrition team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist (Remote) to join our amazing company! We invite you to apply!


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people and their pets? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

If this is how you see your career, Hill’s is the place to be!

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a multi billion dollar, global division of Colgate-Palmolive Company and the maker of Prescription Diet, Science Diet, and Healthy Advantage brand pet food. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets by providing the best groundbreaking pet nutrition technology, products, and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work.


The Senior Data Scientist will lead the development and deployment of analytics projects for the global marketing and sales organization. The role will require strong business acumen and deep hands-on experience with computer programming and statistics to help answer business questions. A mix of technical and interpersonal skills will be needed to optimally handle analytics projects that impact business decisions.

NOTE: This job is remote and can sit anywhere within the US.


What you will do:

  • Deep, hands-on development of custom data science models to address business challenges using SQL, Python or R
  • Partner with the business to identify problems that analytics can help solve
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and supervise outcomes
  • Assess project feasibility and business impact to prioritize projects
  • Develop relationships across business teams and IT to help build analytics capabilities across the organization
  • Help inspire change within the commercial organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Stays in sync with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, statistics, computer science, business or related field required; Master's degree in quantitative field preferred
  • At least 5 years in data analytics and computer programming
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Proficiency with Python or R for data manipulation; experience with data modeling techniques
  • Experience with Data Visualization tools like Google Data Studio and Tableau
  • Experience with sales and/or marketing analytics
  • Experience with cloud environments (Snowflake, Google Cloud Platform) and SAP
  • Understanding of data architecture and data engineering
  • A commercially astute individual, with the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and manage a team whilst developing and implementing creative tools and processes that add interpersonal value & improve decision making capabilities.
  • A forward-thinking, daring person, with strategic capabilities, able to lead change, influence and collaborate both internally and externally, and with a clear dedication to delivering business results in a timely manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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