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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Senior Scientist - Product Services (Data Management) in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Senior Scientist - Product Services (Data Management)

Date:Nov 4, 2019

Location:Winston Salem, NC, US


Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.

At the RAI companies you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.

This position is with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company—the second-largest U.S. tobacco company. The company's brands include Newport, Camel and Pall Mall.

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for leading efforts to integrate data and processes across departments to support regulatory and business reporting needs. This position collaborates and interfaces between various business and technical teams to compile requirements and design solutions; providing technical leadership to the team; and continously gain a deeper understanding of relevant data and proesses to meet business needs. Proactively creates opportunities to add value to reporting workstreams. Will conduct all activities in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with consultants and project managers to lead projects for a regulatory reporting data repository, reporting, and associated processes

  • Lead projects related and ongoing data profiling, data assessment, remediation and governance

  • Applies advanced technical/professional knowledge and creativity to develop recommendations and influence others.

  • Provide expertise in defining and prioritizing critical data elements

  • Responsible for identification, development, and implementation of new technologies, processes, and data structures to support regulatory reporting needs.

  • Serve as a liaison between business and both internal and external technical support

  • Configuration and use of reporting tools and business warehouse technologies

  • Collaborate with the business to ensure adoption of new data quality processes

  • Collaborate with management to develop sub-functional strategy which aligns with overall corporate strategy

Job Requirements:


Degree in Business, Information Technology, Data Management / Data Analyticas or demonstrated experience combined with relevant certification(s).


Minimum of 3 years’ experience in data quality, data management, data architecture

Required Skills:

  • Excellent time management, team collaboration and organizational skills.

  • Technical expertise in data quality, data profiling, data management practices

  • Ability to work with business owners and stakeholders to ensure successful completion of data quality initiatives

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical designs

  • Ability to conceive, plan and execute programs / projects aligned with company strategies

  • Ability to assess need for change, plan for change, and implement change as necessary

  • Excellent people and communication skills

  • Strong Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Professional Suite and data warehouse and reporting technologies

Preferred Skills:

  • Agile

  • Experience in data governance, data quality and best practices.

  • Project Management skills, including prioritizing project workstreams and communications to ensure activities are aligned with project timeline.

  • Technical expertise in Business Objects, Informatica and OpenText suites.

  • Experience in a regulated industry

Physical Requirements:

Regular attendance at work.


The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The Company reserves the right to change or modify job descriptions and employee job duties.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package

  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com

Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem

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