Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist, you'll manage the entire lifecycle of data and analytics programs for our clients. In partnership with business experts, you'll gather business requirements and help identify the business value. From there, you will design, implement and deploy custom applications with Big Data. At this level, you are responsible for establishing strong client relationships while leading the client through the development and implementation support of large scale data and analytics projects.

Day to day, you will:

  • Take pre-qualified opportunities, undertake exploratory meetings with the sales and clients to drive a solution, proposal, and to close the deal
  • Consult clients through requirement gathering and collaboratively defining an analytics solution
  • Work with clients to refine and create models that drive outcomes and impact

Deliver strategic cognitive computing projects from design, prototype to deployment and operation

Create practical new business applications based on innovative technologies

Help the region and clients expand and mature their analytics capacity

Travel as needed


About you

You're passionate about data and analytical methods, and you understand business context to integrate cognitive and advanced analytic levers for solutions. You possess the ability to develop strong working relationships, particularly at the senior management level, and the ability to motivate a globally dispersed team. You excel at communication and enjoy working in a problem-solving environment.

Your skillset and experience most likely includes:

Microsoft SQL Server and/or Azure ML

Data Science or Analytics (machine learning, analytical models, etc.)

Professional work experience in financial services, insurance, or healthcare

Proficiency of an analysis tool such as R, Matlab, or SAS

Proficiency in exploratory data analysis, descriptive and predictive analysis and a level of knowledge of machine learning algorithms

Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP

Experience with knowledge discovery and data mining, unstructured data analytics

You have around three to five years of hands-on experience in designing and developing analytics and statistical solutions for internal or external clients along with the expertise to interpret and explore the outcomes and impact for our clients. The ability to interpret the results in the context of the client challenges and industry is required.

You have experience in financial services, healthcare, communications, or high tech, and PHD or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related scientific fields. Academic credentials with publications in journals and conferences a plus.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Requisition ID - 46102

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