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Associate Data Scientist
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Information Technology company
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Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 only
Jacksonville, FL
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Associate Data Scientists produce innovative solutions driven by exploratory data analysis from complex and high-dimensional datasets. Apply knowledge of statistics, data modeling, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries. Use a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models. Generate and test hypotheses.The Associate Data Scientist proactively seeks to develop their skillsets and provide value-added support within the Customer Experience (CX) Measurement & Analytics team.

  • Support large projects, and manage smaller projects in their entirety
  • Partner with senior team members to assess customer needs and define business questions. Emerging ability to influence internal customers to take action on analytical insights.
  • Communicate results and insights, both verbally and written (including visual graphics), in a clear and concise manner to a non-technical audience.
  • Identify and communicate roadblocks.
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects and accommodate frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Effectively participate in meetings with internal customers and emerging ability to guide discussion and decision making.
  • With guidance from senior team members identify, define, and translate business needs/problems into analytical questions.
  • With guidance from senior team members, design and execute experiments, models, algorithms, and visualizations.
  • Understand data sources and limitations, warehousing systems, and the impact of the data on business decisions.
  • Identify, retrieve, and manipulate data from internal and external datasets.
  • Apply statistical and computational methodologies to provide actionable insights and identify opportunities that optimize quality, consumer experience, and health care and insurance costs.
  • Assist with the development of scalable, efficient, and automated processes for large-scale data analyses and model development, validation, and implementation.
  • Reporting & Other
  • Contribute to technical reports, white papers, and publications.
  • Stay current on new processes and technology in data science and communicate findings to team.
  • Support other team members as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years related work experience Data Scientist or similar role
  • Related Bachelor’s degree or additional related equivalent work experience
  • Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer science (e.g. specialization: Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence /Visualization, databases, and Big Data), Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, or closely related field with Data Science specialization
  • Requires experience with statistical packages –- 1-2 years of R (SAS is acceptable) and experience in SQL.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness and ability to support large projects and manage smaller projects in their entirety
  • Ability to partner with senior team members to assess customer needs and define business questions. Emerging ability to influence customers to take action on analytical insights.
  • Ability to effectively communicate results and insights, both oral and written (including visual graphics), in a clear and concise manner to a non-technical audience.
  • Must have applied experience with advanced statistics, e.g. predictive analytics models.
  • Must have experience in analytics visualization.
  • Experienced in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed deadlines.
  • Strong decision-making ability.

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in Big Data (e.g., Hadoop)
  • Experience with other tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI, Clarabridge, and Netezza)
  • Business intelligence tool development.
  • Other programming experience (e.g., Java, Perl, Python, UNIX/Linux scripting)
  • Health care, health insurance, medical, pharmaceutical, or customer experience work experience.
  • Experience with analyses around quality, consumer experience, and health care and insurance costs.
  • Experience in consumer analytics.
  • Experience in business analytics.
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Big Data
Any100%
Data Science
1 - 3100%
Data Analysis
Any75%
Hadoop
Any75%
Microsoft Excel
Any75%
Tableau
Any75%
Analysis
Any50%
Data Modeling
Any50%
Java
Any50%
Linux
Any50%
Scripting
Any50%
Analytics
Any25%
Approach
Any25%
Business Intelligence
Any25%
Database Design
Any25%
Netezza
Any25%
Perl
Any25%
Python
Any25%
Position Recruiter
Olga Kozlova
olga@cloudteam.com
813-906-2360