Data Scientist (Python/R/SAS) - People Analytics

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Deloitte & Touche
Analysis, Change Management, Data Mining, Development, Excel, Management, Modeling, MS Office, Programming, Python, Recruiter, Research, Robotics, SAS
Full Time, Permanent
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Data Scientist (Python/R/SAS) - People Analytics

Within Deloitte's Analytics as a Service (AAS), we help clients achieve competitive advantage through data and cognitive powered transformations that promote enterprise intelligence, autonomous processes, and precision stakeholder engagement.

As part of Deloitte's Human Capital as a Service, AAS is the premier analytics-powered and platform-enabled cognitive consultancy. Our vision is to be the Analytics Cognitive Consultancy of choice, leading clients to the future of how humans and machines work together through insights enablement, application modernization, advanced value creation, platform transformation, personalized customer engagement and workforce evolution.

The Team

In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision making with clear, data-driven choices that deliver enterprise value in a dynamic business environment. The Analytics as a Service team leverages the power of data, analytics, robotics, science and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data, generate insights, and informed decision-making. Together with the Strategy practice, we help clients transform their business by architecting organizational intelligence programs and differentiated strategies to win in their chosen markets.

Work you'll do

As a Deloitte Data Scientist, you will use data and analytics methods and technologies to help clients interpret data and make informed business decisions. Working collaboratively with diverse clients around the world, you will also provide change management assistance and help clients design business processes that integrate predictive modeling within their existing infrastructure to drive change.

Job Functions

* Interest and passion for data analytics, insight extraction, programming, and modeling

* Critical thinking to debug programs, create strong variables, iterate modeling techniques, etc.

* Curiosity about what the data says and the analytics that extract insights

* Perform data manipulation, wrangling, cleansing, and analysis (in Python, R, or SAS)

* Knowledge of internal and external data sources

* Build, iterate, and validate predictive models using multiple statistical techniques

* Interpret, understand, and present results to clients

* Provide support and assistance for the implementation of predictive models

* Preferable to have additional specialty skills (e.g. text / sentiment analytics, NLP, social media and web scraping, etc.)

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in statistics, actuarial science or related field of study

* 3+ years of experience with PYTHON and/or R/SAS

* 3+ years of experience in data wrangling/cleansing, statistical modeling, and programming

* Experience leading small teams

* Up to 25% Travel

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's Degree in statistics, actuarial science or related field of study

* 4+ years of data mining and predictive modeling experience

* Extensive knowledge of tools for data mining and statistics (SAS, R, Python)

* Strong knowledge of MS Office products

* Solid statistical understanding

* Good oral and written communication skills

* Ability to effectively work in a team environment and as an individual

* Strong work ethic and desire to help clients improve their businesses

* Strong desire for success

* Business analytics experience in one or more of the following industries: Insurance, Consumer Products and Packaged Goods, and Human Resources

* Modeling expertise using statistical techniques such as logistic and linear regression, decision trees, neural network or clustering techniques

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


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Company Information

Dice Id : 10106525
Position Id : E19NATCSRCDS015-HC