Senior Data Scientist

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Senior Data Scientist

Labcorp is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to join their existing team. You will produce innovative solutions driven by exploratory data analysis from complex and high-dimensional datasets. Apply knowledge of statistics, data modeling, data sciences and artificial intelligence to recognize patterns, identify opportunities and make valuable discoveries. Use a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models. Generate and test hypotheses and be involved from ideation through delivery.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learn to develop novel ways of integrating, mining and visualizing diverse, high dimensional and poorly curated data sets.
  • Demonstrated solutions and impact taking routine data and finding the extraordinary through machine learning, AI, classical statistical techniques, and deep learning.
  • Develop novel ways for information retrieval from unstructured data such as medical records or laboratory reports.
  • Deliver advanced machine learning techniques on natural language processing such as named entity recognition, knowledge of embeddings, POS tagging, topic modeling, character-level embeddings, and transformative and generative modeling approaches.
  • Apply advanced techniques to practical solutions such as enterprise data initiatives and causal modeling of diseases.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to communicate technical ideas and analytical findings to non-technical partners and senior leadership, including underwriters and IT professionals
  • Build underlying software infrastructure to better manage, integrate and mine the data that Labcorp processes on a daily basis.
  • Work closely with engineering teams and with some supervision participate in the full development cycle from product inception, research and prototyping to release in production.
  • Interpret data and learn how to present to others the stories they represent through rich and intuitive visualizations.
  • Write production quality code while implementing your own ideas.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:

  • Regularly works with a computer for approximately 6-8 hours a day
  • Must be able to read and understand scientific and complex directions

Minimum Education & Previous Experience Required:

  • Advance degree is required in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Math or related field.  Master’s or Ph.D. is preferred but open to Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Must be able to provide evidence of relevant research expertise in the form of presentations, software, technical publications, and/or knowledge of applications.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:    

  • Experience in artificial intelligence and statistical learning
  • Experience with statistical methodologies and machine learning techniques such as: neural networks, graphical models, ensemble methods and natural language processing
  • Experience with multiple deep learning techniques such as CNN, LSTM, RNN, etc., in addition to standard machine learning approaches such as those found in scikit-learn.
  • Master of evaluation techniques for supervised and unsupervised techniques.  Knows to evaluate the quality of data and determine gaps in data or assumptions. 
  • Proficiency with Python. Can develop meaningful python code using objective oriented programming and functional programming.  Writes tests for code.  Can debug errors quickly. 
  • Strong data visualization skills.
  • Familiarity with one or more machine learning libraries or frameworks such as: PyTorch, Tensorflow.
  • Experience with rational and non-structure databases is highly desirable.
  • Experience using cloud technologies such as AWS with tools such as S3, EC2, Lambda, Athena, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
  • Ability to collaborate with the team and translate existing research into practical solutions and products ability to build and manage relationships with various collaborators across and outside the company.
  • Comfortable working with both technical and non-technical staff to translate concepts and algorithms into working prototypes.
  • Drive project execution and implement a robust plan for measuring success
  • Lead discussions with senior leadership at the department or functional level

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Job Summary

Durham, NC, United States Location
Full Time Job Type

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