Sr. Data Scientist – REMOTE

Software Guidance & Assistance
Published
June 16, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Sr. Data Scientist - REMOTE for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Healthcare Services clients in Jacksonville, FL.

Responsibilities :

  • 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 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 customers and emerging ability to guide discussion and decision making.

Data Analysis

  • Acquire and bring structure to data so that it can be used in existing and new data systems.
  • Build tools that help you and the other Data Scientists translate insights into action at scale.
  • Identify, define and translate business needs/problems into analytical questions.
  • Design and execute experiments, models, algorithms, and visualizations
  • Understand data sources and limitations, warehousing system, 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 healthcare costs.
  • Develop 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
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in 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 or additional related equivalent work experience
  • 5-8 years of related work experience in advanced analytics or equivalent combination of transferable experience and education, Minimum five years of experience as a Data Scientist
  • Expert in analyzing large complex, multi-dimensional data sets with a variety of tools
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Working knowledge of data models; including experience with complex SQL queries (experience with both building and deploying data models)
  • 5 years experience as a Data Scientist
  • PhD or Masters in a quantitative discipline: Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering
  • Related Bachelor's degree in 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 or additional related equivalent work experience
  • Working knowledge of health care systems and healthcare terminology
  • Expert in various healthcare datasets.
  • Expert in analyzing large complex, multi-dimensional data sets with a variety of tools
  • Ability to thrive and demonstrate constant applied learning in highly complex, interdisciplinary, and dynamic work environment
  • Design anomaly detection models to detect and eliminate FWA in claim payments.
  • Experience in implementing Machine Learning Models to gain efficiencies in Claims Prepay / Post Pay reviews
  • Python
  • Data models - Experience with complex SQL queries, experience with both building and deploying data models.
  • Strong programming experience in Python
  • Requires expert proficiency in SQL
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in supporting 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 communicate results and insights, both verbally and written (including visual graphics), in a clear and concise manner to a non-technical audience.
  • Must have applied experience with advanced analytics e.g. predictive analytics models
  • Must have applied experience in Machine Learning
  • Experience in Big Data - e.g. s3/presto is a plus
  • Business Intelligence tool development
  • Other programming experience - Java, Perl, UNIX/Linux scripting
  • Healthcare, medical, or pharmaceutical work experience
  • Experience with analysis around quality, consumer experience, and healthcare costs
  • Experience in consumer analytics
  • Experience in business analytics

Preferred Skills:

  • Worked in Claims and used Machine Learning models is a plus but not a hard requirement.
  • Healthcare Industry experience (care/provider/claims)

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at https://sgainc.com .

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