Data Scientist- Python

Omaha, NE

Posted: 09/10/2019 Category: Developer Application Link:
Location/City: NE - Omaha
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Developer

Data Scientist
Omaha, NE

Direct Hire- U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. Are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Core Responsibilities:
* Develop a data science capability that supports insurance pricing, valuation, and marketing platforms
* Responsible for creating detailed analysis and operational recommendations through intense mathematical analysis, collaboration with subject matter experts, model design and development
* Leverage in-house Big Data" to design, implement, and build models/machine learning algorithms on computing clusters, providing technical and strategic vision, expertise and depth to the organization. The ideal candidate has conceived, developed, implemented and managed predictive rules-based automated decision engines, with exposure to the design and pricing of Life and Health insurance
* Work with a team of Data Analysts, Data Engineers and Actuaries on a combination of internal analytics initiatives

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
* Advanced Degree with a focus on Data Science, Analytics, Statistical Sciences, Machine Learning, Data-Mining or related field of study or equivalent work experience
* MA or MS degree in Math/Statistics, Data Science required or related field experience
* 4+ years of experience in statistically based data analytics machine learning role required with programming analysis tools as follows:
* Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python
* Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as SciPy, R, Matlab, or predictive modeling using SAS required; familiarity with relational or NoSQL database queries required
* Experience working with large data sets, leveraging distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Nutch, etc.)
* Ability to write algorithms and conceive/design rules-based programs
* Experience in machine learning, statistical analysis, building predictive models with proven experience productizing models into code in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to become a Subject Matter Expert in the CLIENT business by being able to understand the business operations, reporting requirements and deliver insights that will drive the business forward
* Experience interpreting the results of analyses to drive insight
* Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner with clients and at the C-suite level
* A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
* Intellectual curiosity and commitment to teaching data analytics concepts to others
* A leader/doer mentality, adaptable and flexible to the constantly changing needs of a business partners
* Collaborate with developers in an open, creative environment to ensure timely completion of assigned deliverables, while managing multiple priorities
* Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skill; detail oriented with a passion for quality; self-directed, proactive, and able to think beyond the immediate problem

Additional Information:
* Start Date: ASAP
* Direct Hire - U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. Are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time

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