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Sr. Data Scientist

Company: RELX Group
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

General Profile

  • Recognized expert within the function
  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices
  • Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Trains/mentors junior staff

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Applied Math, Operations Research, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related quantitative field with a strong GPA (>3.2)

3 years of data science/machine learning experience.

3+ years of proficiency in working with relational databases/query languages (e.g., MSSQL, SparkSQL)

Strong programming skills in Python and/or R, with extensive experience with their standard data manipulation and ML packages. pandas, scikit-learn, NumPy, XGBoost, PyTorch in Python and rpart, party, caret in R) and/or Scala.

Deep understanding of mathematical and statistical modeling. Ability to develop hypothesis and test and deploy complex machine learning models in production.

Possesses the skill to partner well with cross-functional teams using strong written and verbal communication. Has strong analytical and research skills.

Comfortable developing and iterating on data products in an agile culture

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of work experience preferred.

Master's in data science/Machine learning or Ph.D. in a Quantitative/Technical program

Has experience in a world-class property and casualty, mortgage or financial services company. Has experience building fraud detection, classification/prediction and forecasting models in an insurance industry, especially in auto sector.

Has experience developing production-ready machine learning or advanced statistical models. Experience in leading large-scale data science projects and delivering from end-to-end.

Has strong technical experience in machine learning and statistical models and strong computing/programming skills in SQL, Python, R, Scala.

Experience in data management and data analysis in on-premise and cloud database management systems (like SQL Server, Cosmos DB, Blob storage, etc.)

Strong ability to lead projects, develop project plans and communicate project progress and develop business communications to share modeling results.

Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate at all levels in the organization.

Ability to provide innovative approach to problem solving and demonstrate a track record of such.

We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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Keywords: RELX Group, Alpharetta , Sr. Data Scientist, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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