Data Scientist

Location NC, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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Responsible for managing one or more Data Scientists and directly manage more complex data science or exploratory data analysis challenges that will use data and statistical / predictive analytics to answer business questions and solve business problems. Act as coach and mentor to the team. Identify, clean, and analyze anomalous data and analyze data using mathematical/statistical methods using both structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. Expected to quickly and rapidly arrive at working solutions, apply mathematical or computational methods and lines of reasoning. Make informed recommendations regarding competing technical solutions by maintaining awareness of the constantly shifting requirements associated with the collection, processing, storage and analytic capabilities and limitations of the organization, and then assist in the development of simulation software. Decide what procedures will be required to solve technical problems, effectively communicate complex technical information to non-technical audiences; develop conceptual designs or models to address requirements. Perform statistical modeling, machine learning, and predictive analytic initiatives with our business partners that will creatively drive growth, efficiency, and risk reduction. Expert on the analytic tools and solutions along with data visualization tools. Research, evaluate and recommend new tools and techniques as they become available.

 Master's Degree and / or Doctorate Degree in Statistical Analytics, Data Science, or Actuarial Science and at least 5-7 years extensive work experience in exploratory data analysis and model development and testing. Business experience in identifying and testing correlation, machine learning, and predictive modeling. Subject Matter Expert at successfully implementing predictive models into production. Personnel management experience required. Deep experience with the following: Hadoop (Cloudera or Horton Works), relational databases and SQL, ETL development, spark, data validation and testing (Data Warehousing, ETL/ELT to the Data Lake, Using the Data Lake for data analysis (Hadoop tools – Hive, Impala, Pig, Sqoop, Hue, Kafka, etc., Python, R, java, Docker, Dakota, Spark). Knowledge of Cloud platform implementation (Azure or Amazon). Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, a must as there will be significant collaboration with the business team in order to identify expectations; manage expectations through exploratory data analysis and model building and testing; and communicating results through data visualization (AXA US uses Tableau on multiple platforms along with Python visualization in the Data Lake using Pandas and bokeh packages). Experience with Microsoft VSTS. Relevant technical skills include applied mathematics, statistics, calculus, quantitative or statistical methods or techniques, data mining, informatics, machine learning, data science, programming, computational algorithms, databases, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, bayesian inference, Markov logic, java, software engineering and/or systems design analysis. Experience in researching and selection of new tools, processes, and techniques.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA.  Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

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In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.