Data Scientist - Advanced Analytics

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State Farm
SQL, Python, SAS
Full Time

Job Description

Overview

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits, locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

Responsibilities

As a data scientist at State Farm, you will help business partners build advanced analytic solutions to help drive results for the enterprise. You will serve not just as a subject matter expert and consultant, but also as a teacher. Through this role, you will work to increase the use of analytics for decision making across the company.

Why Join Our Team:

Being part of our data science team will help facilitate your professional growth across multiple development areas. First, you will strengthen your communication skills through interactions with business partners that require you to articulate statistical concepts in a non-technical way. Additionally, the variety of projects that you work on will allow you to refine your knowledge for supervised and unsupervised learning techniques. Finally, the landscape of the data science field is quickly changing, so this role includes an opportunity for practical research which equates to unbounded development opportunities for your analytic skills.

Qualifications

Data Scientist Skills & Professional Experience Preferred:
  • Completed Masters, other advanced degrees, in an analytical field such as statistics, economics, data science, mathematics, quantitiative marketing, operations research, management science, industrial engineering, etc.
  • Experience with gathering and interpreting business requirement to design and create scalable data science solutions in a regulatory environment (including but not limited to insurance, healthcare, and finance).
  • Experience with data cleansing, feature creation, feature selection, value imputation and dependent variable analysis
  • Broad experience building different types of advanced analytic solutions, including some of the following: time series analysis, cluster analysis, tree based algorithms, generalized linear models, or neural networks.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with multiple, diverse stakeholders across business areas and leadership levels.
  • Exercise sound judgment to diagnose and resolve problems within an area of expertise
  • Proficiency with SQL and with Python, R and/or SAS
  • Familiarity with experiemental design for business experiements and/or natural language processing techniques
  • Knowledge of work prioritization using the Agile framework
  • Familiarity with DevOps systems, such as GitLab

**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity**

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Company Information

We have one of the largest developer communities in the country, utilizing the latest technologies in Open Source, Rules Engines and Server Oriented Architecture to develop responsive web-based and native mobile applications for both internal and external customers. Our data professionals are able to learn at one of the largest OLAP and Analytical environments in the world. Not to mention, our infrastructure professionals support one of the world's largest private networks with end-to-end connectivity between nearly 150,000 employees, agents, and agent team members at more than 21,000 State Farm locations.
Dice Id : RTL906969
Position Id : 23884-en-us-1
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago

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