Job Description :
Greetings from Avtech Solutions Inc,

Role – Sr. Data Scientist
Location: - Chicago, IL
Duration: - 12 months
Hire Type: Contract 

Description: -
The Sr Data Scientist will play a leadership role to start, build and scale advanced analytics across the client. The candidate is expected to apply strong expertise in machine learning, data-driven decision making and associated technology/systems to design, prototype and implement next generation analytics engine and services.

Essential Functions:
        Help build, grow and mentor a Data Science team – process, education, technology, and down the road, additional talent
        Understand business problems, design end-to-end analytics use cases, and ensure successful business process integration; ideally with experience in the insurance industry
        Develop models and algorithms in support of the business use cases/process described above from concept to production
        Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
        Collaborate with both business and IT subject matter experts (SMEs) to implement and deploy solutions
        Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and demonstrating/articulating value proposition
        Experienced with creating and delivering presentations and demonstrations to executives
        Ability to travel to company HQs in Sioux Falls, Des Moines and Chicago per the needs of a project
        Experience with PowerBI for data visualization
        Participate in other transformation, analytics, customer journey projects as necessary
     Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment
       Experience diving into data to discover hidden patterns (ideally in addition to others, using techniques like Sankey diagrams)
Able to write production level code, which is well-written and explainable

Experience (core):
   A minimum of four years of experience in a statistical or data science role
   Deep knowledge of machine learning statistics, optimization or related field
   Experience with R, Python, SAS and/or background in programming
   Experience working with large data sets, simulation/optimization, and distributed computing tools
   MS/PhD in computer science, statistics, mathematics or related technical discipline
   Ability to independently research, analyze and resolve problem situations using good judgment and sound decision making.
   Strong initiative, self-motivation and ability to work independently.
   Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and effectively work under deadline pressures.
Other experience:
   Experience w/ Data Robot
   Experience with Hadoop, Azure, Snowflake or similar
   Experience with initiatives such as life insurance underwriting, annuity suitability, sales modeling, fraud detection, claims, etc
Experience in insurance and financial services, specifically life insurance and annuities
Rahul | AVTECH Solutions Inc.

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