Senior Data Scientist

  • 34718
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • New Jersey, United States
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  • Feb 15, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate with business partners and peers in the organization to understand and scope the problem, gather business requirements and plan projects tasks and timelines.
  • Execute all aspects of analytics initiatives including exploratory data analysis, model development, model evaluation and benefit estimation.
  • Research, recommend, and implement statistical and other mathematical methodologies appropriate for the given model or analysis.
  • Create excellent working relationships with business partners across the organization, IT and analytics peer groups.
  • Effectively communicate results in written, oral and presentation formats.
  • Promote use of cutting-edge Machine learning and NLP tools & techniques amongst the larger team including direct supervision, mentoring and collaborative working.
  • Directly supervise 1-2 team members along with individual contribution.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a computational science or statistical field preferred.
  • Data/Analytics background with programming experience in Python required.
  • The ability to write SQL, a good understanding of databases and approaches to extracting data a must.
  • Good understanding of data mining, predictive modeling and data visualization.
  • Text Analytics, Natural Language Processing experience is a big plus.
  • Hands-on experience with emerging big data technologies.
  • The ability to multi-task, learn new things quickly, excellent problem solving & communication skills a must.
  • Collaboration, knowledge sharing and keeping up to date on emerging industry trends is a must.
  • Experience of managing individual contributor resources is a big plus.