SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST
Focus: Insurance / Retirement Investments / Service
LOCATION: New York | REPORTS TO: Chief Data Scientist
KEY NOTES: Min Requirement: Relevant PhD + Relevant Papers / Internships [OR] Masters + 2 Year Data Science Exp. || Visa Sponsorship Permitted!
CLIENT/ROLE OVERVIEW: Our client an award winning, major global financial services firm that has devoted incredible resources into creating an entrepreneur-style Data Science Division within the framework of a Fortune 500 company. This position will have a start-up feel with challenging problems utilizing decision analytics that will make a massive impact on the bottom line after the products are launched.
The Data Science Division is a highly respected resource that has proven to generate $10’s of millions in new revenue and cost savings. We are helping to add several Senior Data Scientists to the New York and Boston offices. A PhD is highly desired, but we are open to a wide range of candidates who are a fit.
BUSINESS PROBLEMS TO SOLVE USING DATA SCIENCE
Digital User Experience / Audience Targeting / Acquisition / Retention /Investments / Underwriting / Risk Analytics / Digital Marketing & Sales / Operations Optimization
DATA SCIENCE TECHNIQUES:
*Machine Learning / Deep Learning / Predictive Performance (Time Series)
*NLP / Text Analytics / Linear Statistical Modeling
*Experimental R&D | Data Visualization
*Work in a collaborative R&D environment to develop actionable solutions that impact the bottom-line of business lines.
*Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
*Work with SME’s to do experiments and studies on the data and prototype solutions
*Present finding to leadership, build, test, refine, launch, iterate
*PhD in relevant discipline (Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, etc.).
*If non-relevant PhD, you must have 2 years of Data Science professional experience.
*Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensional data from varying sources
*A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
*A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
*Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
*Experience with at least one scripting language such as Python
*Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
*Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R or Matlab
*Experience working with large data sets, experience working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce/Hadoop, Scala/Spark, Vertica, PySpark/AWS)
$130K to $150K Base Salary and (25%-40%) Bonus + Excellent Benefits.
*Foreign Visa’s accepted.
TO APPLY/BE CONSIDERED: Simply email me, Ted O’Brien -> Ted@starbridgepartners.com – your resume or LinkedIn Profile URL if you don’t have one. All inquiries will be confidential of course. This position will be filled in an expedient manner.
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