Data Scientist; Acurian (A PPD Company)

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Minimum Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Statistics, Data Science preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a role with comparable responsibilities.
  • Experience in data modeling and machine learning is highly desirable.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of application of statistics, programming, data modeling, and advanced mathematics to business questions for data analysis
  • Proven experience in a data science programming language (e.g. Python, R, SAS etc.) and other data science-related tools (e.g. SQL, Tableau, Google Analytics)
  • In depth knowledge in one or more of the following technical areas is preferred: Snowflake, AWS EMR, Spark, etc.
  • Experience of building statistical and machine learning models (such as linear regression, logistical regression, random forest, k-nearest neighbors, deep learning etc.)
  • Experience of working with healthcare data is preferred
  • Proven ability to deliver accurate work products in a cross-functional matrix environment spanning data warehousing, data modeling, and data analytics while managing multiple competing priorities
  • Sound analytical skills and demonstrated proficiency in developing detailed analysis and models
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and generate