South Portland, ME
Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance•
Less than 5 years
Posted 38 days ago
The Augmented Analytics group at WEX is seeking a Data Scientist. This individual will be a part of a team that uses disparate data sources to solve complex analytical problems.
The Data Scientist’s responsibilities will include leveraging computing and analytical technologies to find trends, tell stories and build predictive models. The Data Scientist will interact with stakeholders to define questions and identify opportunities for data-driven solutions to problems.
2+ years of experience working in a quantitative role as a Data Scientist, Statistician, Data Analyst or Research Assistant
Master’s degree with a quantitative focus (Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, etc. or quantitative thesis work in another field) or equivalent experience
Demonstrated experience with Machine Learning and theory of data
Strong command of statistical testing and techniques
Experience strategically applying advanced analytics to complex business problems involving a wide array of data sets and conveying results, challenges, direction, and timelines to management and clients
Expert knowledge of at least one of Python, or R.
Working knowledge of requisite Data Science libraries (python pandas+sklearn+numpy, R tidyverse, etc.)
Strong familiarity with SQL
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Research background (PhD, peer-reviewed publication, etc.)
Experience with cluster computing frameworks such as Spark / Hadoop ecosystem
Experience with Tensorflow or PyTorch
Domain knowledge (finance, marketing, etc.)