Sr. Applied Data Scientist

Chamberlain Group Inc - Oak Brook, IL3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $91,000 - $120,000 a year
Chamberlain Group is seeking a motivated and creative Senior Applied Data Scientist to assist with the continued growth and innovation of our product portfolio. We're an organization who values its human capital and provides support to assist its employees succeed.

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibility:
The Senior Applied Data Scientist is a hands-on role responsible for the design, development, and deployment of advanced analytics solutions supporting CGI’s strategic business priorities. The senior data scientist will create and train statistical models and algorithms and provide insights and user-friendly tools and capabilities to enable data-driven decisions by business stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and advanced analytics business partners to understand business needs and to identify and define advanced analytics solutions
  • Identify best analytical techniques to achieve business objectives
  • Design, develop, and deploy advanced analytics solutions, including predictive and prescriptive outputs, analytical tools and visualization capabilities to enable business users to make data-driven decisions
  • Independently execute analytic activities supporting solution development, including data gathering, cleansing, and integration, statistical transformation and modeling, and feature engineering and selection
  • Apply analytical techniques, including linear/non-linear models, clustering, optimization, forecasting, machine learning, and neural networks
  • Effectively communicate results
  • Develop deep understanding of internal and external data and leverage for development of innovative solutions
  • Create appropriate standards and processes to ensure quality and consistency of advanced analytics solutions
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Maintain and advance deep analytical skills and knowledge, keeping up-to-date with latest technologies and trends
  • Provide leadership to third-party contractors / consultants
  • Protect Chamberlain’s reputation by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain professional and analytical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, econometrics, engineering, physics, or other quantitative field of study
  • 8+ years of hands-on professional experience
  • Expert knowledge of advanced analytical techniques, including multivariate statistics, forecasting, predictive modeling, network and cluster analysis, simulation, neural networks, sentiment analysis, and data aggregation
  • Experience developing machine learning algorithms
  • Proficient knowledge of artificial intelligence
  • Proficient in Python
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Experience working distributed computer tools (e.g. Hive, Apache Spark, Impala and Scala)
  • Experience in manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting large-scale data
  • Exceptional intellectual curiosity and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience scaling analytics in the cloud (e.g. Azure)
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Natural sense of urgency, teamwork, and collaboration reflected in daily work ethic
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in field of study above
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Experience in data visualization tools (e.g. Qlik, Power BI, Tableau)
Chamberlain Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. You will be considered for this position based upon your experience and education, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry; marital, disabled or veteran status. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workforce environment that is free from any form of discriminations or harassment.