Job Posting: Senior Data Scientist

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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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

*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 

REQUIREMENTS:

*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)

COMPENSATION

    $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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ABOUT US:
Starbridge Partners is a specialty search firm 100% focused on the strategic recruiting of Data Science, Advanced Analytics, and Data Engineering professionals. We operate this blog “Data Science Report“. View Current Open Jobs

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