SelectQuote Insurance Services

Data Scientist II

Location US-Remote-Remote
ID 2024-2990
Information Technology
Position Type
Posted Salary Range
USD $100,000.00 - USD $115,000.00 /Yr.

Job Description

Data Scientist II


Job Summary:

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.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

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.


Physical Requirements:

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.


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