Associate Data Science Manager-OH

Location
Avondale, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 02, 2018
Closes
Jan 12, 2018
Ref
18689770
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Developer
Number of opened positions:10



_HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO TURN ON YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ALONGSIDE BUSINESS LEADERSHIP? __DOES__DOING DESIGN RESEARCH AND ANALYTIC FRAMEWORKS SOUND LIKE FUN TO YOU? IF SO, WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH YOUR SKILLS AND ABILITIES._



As an Associate Data Scientist, you will be using Big Data and advanced analytics to direct the engagement of our business leaders. You will be collaborating actively across functional partners and senior management to accomplish various project objectives. We need someone who can execute research and analytics, including data source identification, processing, model/algorithm development. Ultimately you will be turning insights into actionable recommendations which will drive business value creation.



You need to be technically capable as an Associate Data Science Manager. You will get your hands dirty in the data, leveraging artificial intelligence and analytic tools (R, Python, Scala, Spark, Hadoop, KNIME, etc.) to unlock business-building insights in our mountains of data. You will need to be adept at leveraging such technologies for solving ad hoc business problems, innovating on potential future solutions, and working with technology partners to translate your innovations into robust, scaled, analytic solutions.



You will be a BUSINESS LEADER.

As a Business Leader, you will need to be an effective communicator, be self-motivated, and be able to drive insights into actions that improve business results.

Your Business knowledge, interpersonal/communication skills are therefore a must to thrive in a multifunctional leadership team.



We need someone who is passionate about analytics. Your analytic skills are the foundation of this role.

The ability to mine terabytes of data, derive actionable insights, and then translate those insights into business improving action is critical in our work.

You will need to be the primary evangelist to the business for the power of predictive analytics and develop business cases to illustrate the potential for change in decision-making that occurs when you begin to anticipate what will happen, versus just reflecting on what has occurred.



QUALIFICATIONS:



_WE ARE LOOKING FOR LEADERS WHO ARE PURSUING OR HAVE GRADUATED WITH A __PH.D.__ IN STATISTICS, APPLIED MATHEMATICS, ECONOMICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DATA SCIENCE, BUSINESS ANALYTICS, OPERATION RESEARCH, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, OR A SIMILAR QUANTITATIVE FIELD WITH THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCES:_





* Demonstrated leadership in applying and scaling Analytic techniques to deliver actionable insights from data

* Strong written and verbal communication skills to influence others to take action

* Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities

* Comfortable working with diverse business scenarios and possessing strong thinking/problem-solving skills that can be applied to business processes with a "can-do" attitude

* Strong enthusiasm and curiosity about the intersection of business and technology



PREFERRED SPECIALTIES/AREA OF RESEARCH:



* Bayesian Analysis, Bayesian Decision Theory

* Probabilistic Modeling and Computation

* Machine Learning, including Deep Learning

* Uncertainty Quantification

* Optimization (global, local, stochastic methods)

* Dynamic (state-space) Models (Kalman Filter, Data Assimilation)

* Experimental Design

* Model Reduction, Dimensionality Reduction





PREFERRED EXPERIENCE WITH ANALYTICAL TOOLS/APPLICATIONS:



* Unix/Linux

* Big Data Ecosystem: Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce, SQL, Hiv

* Scientific Computing: R, Python, C++, Java, Scala,

* High-Performance Parallel and Distributing Computing

* Deep Learning frameworks: Keras, Tensorflow

* Data Visualization

* Data Management Systems

* Business Intelligence tools: such as KNIME, Tableau