The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Associate Data Scientist - Data Visualization in Akron, Ohio

Requisition ID: 42744

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.


About the Position

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Innovation Technology department. You would be a welcome addition to our rapidly maturing Data Science and Analytics group, at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, Ohio.

Since its inception, Data Science and Analytics group’s project portfolio has continuously expanded to include projects in areas of business, tire manufacturing, and technology. The group’s members come from a broad range of backgrounds: Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, and Industrial Engineering; Mathematics, Statistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Astrophysics, Entomology/Biology, and of course - Data Science.

This diverse expertise comes together to develop innovative tools and methods for simulating, modeling and analyzing complex processes throughout our company. We are eagerly searching for an individual to help us build exciting new digital capabilities and present our data products to our partners and customers.


We hope you will be excited about having possibility to:

  • Develop and maintain engaging and intuitive web interfaces and dashboards that enable business analysts and engineers to explore and interact with data and analytical models built by the Data Science & Analytics group

  • Work closely with other Data Scientists in the group, IT engineers and business stakeholders throughout the company to integrate developed tools into dashboard / web interface solutions as well as static reports

  • Own the visualization products, which will provide the key touchpoints that enable the business stakeholders to gain insights and make decisions based on the models built by our Data Scientists

Education and Requirements

  • B.Sc. in computer science or related field

  • You have experience developing Web applications and are familiar with several technologies in the area of Web design: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, D3.js, node.js, Angular, React, Bootstrap

  • You are comfortable communicating insights through data visualization

  • You have knowledge of UX/UI design principles

  • You are skilled in several technologies for backend framework (Django, Apache Server, PHP, Nginx, Flask)


  • In addition to B.Sc. in computer science you have 3+ years related experience or M.Sc. in Computer Science

  • Portfolio of highly aesthetical and responsive web interfaces, developed by the applicant. Bonus points if you have some of your work on GitHub

  • Experience with front-end toolchains (e.g., Grunt, Bower, etc.)

  • Experience with R/Shiny, Python

  • Experience with Business Intelligence platforms: Tableau, Qlik, Power BI

  • Demonstrated ability to setup and maintain APIs

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good teamwork skills : ability to network across a global organization; ability to convince and lead; active listening skills; ability to prioritize and follow through; ability to communicate and agree on expectations; ability to work in a team environment and deliver results on time. We also value a good sense of humor

  • Strong communication skills : capable of conveying information concisely to diverse audiences; experience with communicating dynamics of complex systems in a concise and clear manner. Knowledge of foreign languages would be a plus.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to .

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual’s race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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