Senior Data Scientist, Health
Sacramento County, CA
The Senior Data Scientist interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to complex machine learning algorithms. This position works directly with project and business leaders to identify analytical requirements. This position will have periodic supervision but needs to demonstrate the ability to work independently and seek out answers to complex problems. The Senior Data Scientist will work on design and maintenance for end-to-end machine learning pipelines including data ingestion, transformation, continuous model updating, streaming analytics, and API delivered model prediction. The Senior Data Scientist will also help to architect and implement Statistical models in software applications.
Expert knowledge of the implementation of modern Statistical methods, including but not limited to, regression models, survival analysis, classification methods clustering, projection, natural language processing, and others using R and Python.
Working knowledge of SQL and database design, APIs, map reduce and the ability to self-service data
Familiarity with real-time data pipeline software such as Apache Kafka
Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams effectively and drive projects to completion
Demonstrate strong interest in statistical research activities and in application of novel methods
Must also demonstrate the ability to learn, be proactive and motivated, and consistently focus on detail and execution
Experience managing statistical consulting projects with people outside the discipline
Willingness to research and learn suggested approaches to complex problems and structure data properly for implementation of these methods
Working knowledge of application development in R and Python including experience with at least one of Shiny, Django, Flash, or Dash
- Masters or equivalent degree in Quantitative discipline such as Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or Biology
- The chosen candidate for this position must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a government security clearance. This clearance requires U.S. citizenship and will include an investigation of 10+ years of history including such items as financial, education, employment, medical, residence and personal records.
- 3+ years of experience in a combination of: Constructing datasets from data warehouses or centralized database for analysis using SQL and or building dashboards containing compelling visualizations and data snippets.
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