Data Scientist

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Data Scientist

job summary:
We seek an innovative data scientist to perform hypotheses driven analysis and communicate results to senior management. This role is based in our Houston office and reports to Data Science Leadership. This is considered an entry level position and the candidate will initially rotate through our Customer Success organization as part of their training and on-boarding process to gain familiarity with the data, domain and product.

location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelors
Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify data requirements
  • Model and frame business scenarios that are both meaningful and impact critical customer business processes and/or decisions
  • Effectively communicate complex technical data results to target audience
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Behavioural Psychology, Biostatistics or Bioinformatics and two (2) years of experience with data mining and statistical analysis relating to field of work. Will consider Masters or PHd candidates with documented research experience using field level or clinical datasets in lieu of experience.
  • Expertise with Python or R
  • Advanced SQL skills - comfortable working with large datasets
  • Knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices
  • Proven ability to prioritize and execute tasks
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with attention to detail
  • Hunger and drive to learn complex topics
  • Easily adapts to changing circumstances, Team Player
  • Able to understand business goals and strategic priorities
skills: Data Collection and Integration

  • Parse and manipulate raw, complex data streams to prepare for loading into an analytical tool
  • Perform end-to-end data set identification, development, and implementation
  • Work with Data Analysts / Engineers to support data collection, integration and retention requirements based on the input collected with the business
  • Gather and process data from relating to Transportation, Storage, Pricing, and Utilization, and transform them into data products
  • Design and implement statistical data quality procedures around new data sources
  • Develop and implement data set processes and layouts
Discovery and Statistical Analysis

  • Implement data formulation process, including identification of attributes, exploratory data analysis, data transformation, and temporal data structures
  • Perform statistical analyses with both new and existing data sets in statistical packages
  • Understand the use and ability to employ the appropriate algorithms to discover patterns or anomalies
Reporting & Data Governance

  • Implement ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms that lead to findings, including new information
  • Guide /collaborate with Data Visualization Technologists to visualize and report data findings creatively in a variety of visual formats that appropriately provide insights to the business and customers
  • Ensure that the information used follows the compliance, access management and control policies of the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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