Data Scientist

Sonyo Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 02 Sep 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Essential Functions:

Understand and formulate the problem definition in collaboration with customers
Develop predictive models and other classification methods related to measuring the quality of patient care
Perform ad-hoc studies and develop analytic reports for customers in the Company network
Collaborate with Company software engineering teams to develop and implement new algorithms for processing and classifying clinical, financial, and operational data
Formulate validation strategies to ensure accurate and reliable data
Support the rest of the Analytics Team in understanding and processing the data in our system
Description of an Ideal Candidate
BS / MS / PhD in a quantitative discipline (Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or another related field)
5+ years of experience using quantitative approaches to solve challenging and meaningful analytical problems (or equivalent)
Has programming experience in at least one development language (Java, Python, etc.)
Has experience with a statistics package, such as R or SAS or SPSS
Has experience working with "real world" data (Including but not limited to QA, Scrubbing, Manipulation, etc.)
Solid grounding in applied mathematics and statistics including expertise in Bayesian modeling, multivariate regression, logistic regression, machine learning, cluster analysis, decision analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, item response theory, Markov chains, and data visualization
Very good communication skills. Experience of communicating with international clients is plus.
Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and cross-functional environment
Demonstrates strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
The More Hands-on Experience You have in each of the Following Areas, The Better
Experience writing queries in SQL
A demonstrated working knowledge of data mining, machine learning, statistical analysis, and mathematical modeling
Thorough knowledge of research methodology and statistical methods
Understanding of healthcare domain ( working knowledge of clinical and/or claims data) is a plus
Programming and use of analytic tools to perform rapid design, prototyping, analysis, simulation of, and experimentation with, advanced algorithms and applications (such as R/ Matlab / Mathematica, Java, Ruby, Python, and experience in various relational and non-relational databases)

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