Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

One of my clients who are the US’s third largest healthcare insurance provider with a market cap of $66Billion & 20+ Million members across medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans are expanding their Data data team and looking for a Senior Data Scientist.


Your role:


  • Develops and/or uses advanced algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes 
  • Uses strong programming skills to explore, analyze and interpret large volumes of data in various forms, and solve complex business problems 
  • Supports deployment of insights across multiple channels, i.e., web, mobile app, email, social, call center, Apple watch 
  • Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to peers, managers, and business partners 



  • 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience  Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and in-depth specialization in some areas. 
  • Expertise in using R or Python to manipulate large data sets and develop statistical models 
  • Expertise in data management in an Hadoop environment, including use of Hive 
  • Excellent problem solving skills, critical thinking and conceptual thinking abilities 
  • Strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners 
  • Some knowledge of health care industry preferred