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Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts.

JOB DESCRIPTION

IF YOU CARE, THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick’s talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets—their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To partner with stakeholders to identify, scope, and execute advanced analytics and data science projects; to design data modeling processes, create algorithms, and predictive models; and to share insights that inform and enable business decisions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Builds, prototypes, and deploys machine learning models in production environments.
  • Collaborates with product, technology, and other stakeholders to identify and scope data science projects.
  • Communicates modeling challenges, findings, and outcomes to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Designs and implements end-to-end ETL (extract, transform, load) data pipelines integrating data from multiple data sources.
  • Explores new internal and external data sources and assesses their commercial benefit.
  • Mentors team members and serves as a subject matter expert in cross-functional discussions.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Travels as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing
Master’s degree or Ph.D. with major in statistics, mathematics, computer science, data science, economics, or related quantitative field from an accredited college or university preferred.

Experience
Ten (10) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience to include three (3) years of predictive modeling, data science, and analysis experience with solid background in the using data visualization tools and libraries and data exploration, data wrangling, and feature engineering. Experience with natural language processing and healthcare data preferred.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Proficiency writing code in Python or R and documenting for reproducibility
  • Strong knowledge of reviewing other’s models and code
  • Ability to use data visualization tools and libraries
  • Strong data exploration, data wrangling and feature engineering skills
  • Knowledge of application of supervised/unsupervised ML techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of SQL to query relational databases
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

3 stages:

  1. Interview Call with Recruiter
  2. Hiring Manager Screen
  3. (Virtual) On-site
  • Project Review (45 – 60 mins): Candidate will prepare a 30-minute presentation (slides highly recommended) on a model they’ve built in the past, reflecting their interests and approach as a Data Scientist
    - 15 minutes after the candidate’s presentation will be reserved for Q&A from the audience
    - Candidate should plan to discuss the full history of the model: problem definition, data collection and processing, model design, training, validation, evaluation, implementation, and next steps/future work
    - Candidate will be presenting to a technically and methodologically literate audience, so detail will be appreciated
  • Case Study (45 – 60 mins): Candidate will be provided a scenario and asked to engage in a brainstorming session to develop a solution (no live-coding involved)
  • Meet the Team (30 -45 mins): Candidate will have the opportunity to meet several team members to ask questions about our work, day-to-day, culture, etc

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

As the Director of the Data Science team, my identity impacts how I lead and the expectations I have for the team. As a Black queer woman, it is important to me to intentionally create a diverse team of folks and provide support and access to meaningful, visible, and impactful learning opportunities.

I am looking to hire team members that can help build a psychologically safe environment for all, are kind, curious, willing to learn, and open to teaching others.

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