Data Scientist II
Responsible for the development of analytical tools and statistical models used for the automation of critical business functions. The position involves communicating data findings to both technology leaders and business managers to help the company overcome challenges. This role requires a strong SQL experience.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain existing Data Science solutions while looking for opportunities to improve them
Lead complex projects and ensure their complete and accurate execution with emphasis on delivering business value
Identifies opportunities to collect new data to enhance the business value
Conducts statistical modeling and experiment design
Discovers "stories" told by the data
Tests and validates predictive models
Implements automated processes for efficiently producing scale models
Collaborates with database engineers and other scientists
Drive projects with moderate oversight from a senior team member
Demonstrates excellent code writing abilities
Has strong critical thinking skills and the ability to relate them to the products or services the company is producing
Displays understanding of and ability to use programming languages Python, R and SQL
Ability to conduct in depth statistical regression analysis
Objectivity and openness to others views, providing solutions and creative input
Provides and welcomes feedback
Must be able to adjust when there is a shift in priorities
Excellent communicator with individuals and groups at all levels
Detail oriented, organized and able to manage user expectations
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, or Computer Science required; Master’s preferred
4+ Years of experience in applying statistics, machine learning, algorithms development, predictive modeling and advanced mathematics to solve complex problems
3+ Years of experience using Python
3+ Years of SQL (Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 or later)
1+ Years of experience using AWS (preferred)
1+ Years of experience using R (preferred)
Financial Responsibilities (budget, revenue)
This position has no budget responsibility, authority and/or level of control.
Work is performed indoors with potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to office work. Could periodically travel to other office and operational sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
SelectQuote Core Values:
Service: We create positive customer experiences.
Entrepreneurship: We create innovate & take risks.
Leadership: We build & invest in high-performing teams.
Empowerment: We embrace a changing environment.
Courage: We challenge the status quo & drive continuous improvement.
Teamwork: We help support & celebrate each other.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.