Data Scientist in Bethesda, MD at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bethesda, MD
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    HA 2434-585

Job Description

CALIBRE, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Solutions Company, is looking for a highly motivated Data Scientist to join our team supporting our client in Bethesda, MD. The candidate will support scientific, technical, and financial analysis in a variety of biomedical areas.

Duties to include:

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging health data to support portfolio analysis.
  • Mine and analyze data from biomedical research .
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize health business outcomes.
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy

Job Requirements

  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on health IT.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques

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Required Experience

  • A bachelors degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of overall experience
  • Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java,
  • JavaScript, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ, etc.
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team!

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