Data Scientist

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Description

- Extracting actionable insights from huge volumes of data using data mining, statistics, and database techniques
- Working with other teams to identify problems in different areas where data mining/machine learning/statistics can help
- Conducting studies, rapid pilots and using advanced data mining & modeling techniques to build solutions that optimize the quality and performance of the company’s data
- Analyzing data quality issues, and identifying root causes and remedies
- Simplifying and explaining data science work examples to regular business users

Qualifications

- Fluent in modern advanced analytical tools and programming languages (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB etc.)

- Advanced Degree (Ph.D.) in Statistics, Math, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Computer Science or another quantitative discipline

- Substantial experience with the use of relational (and un-relational) databases for data storage and analysis including fluency with using SQL for data extraction and management

- Curious and pragmatic. We want you to be excited and be able to ask the right questions, find the right answers, and identify trends and factors important for the business as well as our users

- Passion for technology and improving healthcare consumers’ lives

- Practical experience doing machine learning, conceptual modeling, hypothesis testing, NLP, etc. is a plus

Related Links

Interested candidates please apply online at: http://www.zocdoc.com/careers/data-scientist-527