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Data Scientist in Indianapolis, IN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  971156
Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest Information Technology Staffing organization, has an opening for a Data Scientist to work within one of our large clients in the Indianapolis. IN area. This 12+ month contract with the possibility of extension.
Please send your resume to Brooke Hileman at bhileman@apexsystems.com if you're interested in learning more about this role! To view all jobs from Apex, and/or sign up to receive posting alerts that match your criteria, join our Talent Network via http://itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com/.
The Junior Data Scientist position will work with agency partners and outside stakeholders to gather and analyze data regarding a variety of issues and topics in order to develop data driven solutions to difficult business challenges.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities :
  • Works with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business solutions;
  • Munges, cleans, and prepares data;
  • Mines and analyzes data from state databases to drive optimization and improvement of program development, marketing techniques and business strategies;
  • Assesses the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques;
  • Performs exploratory data analysis in order to understand state data;
  • Interprets results from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining independently;
  • Develops analytic and predicative models for business needs;
  • Coordinates with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes;
  • Create meaningful visualizations that communicate information and answers;
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
  • Minimally, candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in statistics, math, computer science, informatics, economics, or related fields.  Advanced degrees in these subject areas preferred.
  • General knowledge of statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, etc.);
  • Novice understanding of Python and SQL
  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on data driven solutions;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams;
  • Ability to analyze policies and procedures and be able to recommend improvements;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, anticipate problems and initiate corrective actions;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize a variety of projects and functions;
  • Ability to research and document findings;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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