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Senior Data Scientist

Date:  May 19, 2022

Any city, AL, US, 99999 Any city, MI, US, 99999 Any city, KS, US, 99999 Any city, GA, US, 99999

Req ID:  2790

Gainwell Technologies is the leading provider of technology solutions that are vital to the administration and operations of health and human services programs. Gainwell is a new company with over 50 years of proven experience, a reputation for service excellence and unparalleled industry expertise. We offer clients scalable and flexible solutions for their most complex challenges. These capabilities make us a trusted partner for organizations seeking reliability, innovation and transformational outcomes. Join us! 


We are seeking a talented individual for a Senior Data Scientist position. This role is a hands-on role in developing data science models for large-scale analytics projects end-to-end in support of business objectives. The successful candidate will have a track record of successfully delivering data science projects with business impact.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead large data science projects and deliver innovative technical solutions to solve problems and improve business outcomes
  • Design, develop, test, validate, and deploy Machine Learning (ML) /Statistical models to not only learn from our vast amounts of data but to build new products
  • Work closely with engineers to deploy models to production both in batch and real time while systematically tracking model performance
  • Build complex data sets from multiple data sources and write complex data flows using SQL, Spark and scripting languages (e.g., Python, R)
  • Use data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Kibana, Zeppelin) to share ongoing insights
  • Present findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Function as a subject matter expert on machine learning and predictive modeling
  • Assist engagements with key business stakeholders in discussion on business opportunities
  • Be an evangelist driving wider adoption of analytics across the enterprise


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to deliver on large scale data science projects 
  • Ability to translate business customer problems and questions into clear requirements for analysis
  • Ability to use data visualization tools proficiently 
  • Ability to build complex data sets from multiple data sources and write complex data flows
  • Ability to write complex and efficient SQL code freehand from scratch
  • Ability to wrangle and analyze data using Python or R
  • Strong understanding of statistics and probability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Power Point, Outlook and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure while managing competing demands and deadlines
  • Good understanding of Agile methodology
  • Experience with machine learning is a plus


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CS, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or relevant major required
  • M.S., or PhD. in Stats, CS, Math, Physics, Economics, or other quantitative field preferred


Minimum Related Work Experience

  • 5+ years’ of industry experience in Data Science/Machine Learning as a mid-senior data scientist/technical lead developing ML models with business impact
  • 5+ years’ hands-on, industry experience with data & languages such as e.g. SQL, Python, R, Scala 
  • 5+ years’ experience in data analysis using Relational Databases, SQL, & Hadoop
  • 2+ years’ experience in leading complex data science projects from dev to prod, end-to-end
  • 2+ years’ experience in designing and implementing ML pipelines in production environments
  • 2 years of experience with Apache Spark (including Datasets, SparkML) and other Big Data analytics tools (e.g. Hadoop ecosystem, PySpark, GraphML)
  • Experience with 2 or more additional modeling techniques (i.e. Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Time Series Analysis, Optimization algorithms) is a plus
  • Experience with one or more deep learning libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe) is a plus 
  • Experience implementing solutions in a cloud environment (AWS or Azure) is a plus
  • Experience from working in Lean and Agile environments is a plus

Our mission is to improve vital state and local health and human services programs in the communities they support. Gainwell Technologies provides proven IT solutions, unequaled expertise and strategic innovation to enable effective program delivery and foster advances in public health initiatives for better outcomes today and tomorrow.

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