Lead Data Scientist
Medix is currently seeking a Lead Data Scientist for an exciting DIRECT HIRE job opportunity with one of our top client, headquartered in Bethesda, MD! Please note that the work location for this role is 100 remote due to COVID however work will transition on-site in Bethesda, MD at some point in 2021. Relocation assistance is offered. ABOUT OUR CLIENT ABOUT THIS ROLE Our client is a national leader within the risk management insurance space! They are seeking to hire a Lead Data Scientist to help drive predictive analytics across several key areas within the organization - primarily on customer experience, risk fraud, and operations. This role will be serving as a technical lead, and will be assisting in developing more junior data scientists on the team. This role will include the full lifecycle of analytics - data engineering as well as predictive modeling and presentations to the business. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE Working as Lead Data Scientist in a highly collaborative environment Leveraging cloud data collaboration tools like Databricks, to explore, prototype and build models in collaboration with the team (other Data Analysts and Data Engineers) Working with big data in the cloud, using analytics engines and cluster computing frameworks like Spark, MapR, Tez and Yarn Providing technical guidance and mentorship for less experienced team members Guiding, and participating in the building of data sets --working extensively with R and Python Python libraries to extract and manipulate data from a variety of internal and external sources (Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, PySpark, NLTK) Creating and deploying various machine learning algorithms, and tuning models to achieve desired outcomes. Conducting deep analysis on business topics related to customer sentiment analysis, customer segmentation analysis, risk fraud, etc. Running predictive analytics to gain insights into consumer behaviors Using data visualization software to effectively redact and communicate data outcomes, and recommendations to senior leadership (using Tableau, RShiny, or similar tools) Presenting outcomes and targeted recommendations to Directors and C-Suite executives REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS Required Master of Science in a Computer Science or Engineering field Preferred PhD in a Computer Science or Data Science field 5+ years experience as a Data Scientist Expertise with Python Python tools (Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, PySpark, NLTK) Experience with data manipulation analysis using R Experience working with cloud data tools - Spark MapR Data visualization tools - Tableau or RShiny, or similar Data collaboration tools such as Dataiku, Datarobot or RapidMiner ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Position Location Bethesda, MD (Note Currently 100 Remote due to COVID) Position Type Direct Hire Full Time Compensation Range 150,000 - 200,000 year Benefits Our client offers an exceptional full-time benefits package, including a fantastic medical benefits package for employee + family members, generous paid time off, a 401K retirement savings plan with company contributions, profit sharing, continuing training and tuition reimbursement, college savings plans, Employee Assistance programs and much more! Please note Candidates must be authorized to work as a full-time employee of our client, without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future. Sponsorship is not offered for this position.