Acuity

  • Research Statistician - Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-WI-Sheboygan
    Job ID
    2018-2087
    Category
    Strategic Information
  • Overview

    Acuity is seeking a Research Statistician - Data Scientist to use statistical knowledge and research skills to solve business problems.  They will develop, implement, and interpret statistical models with a strong emphasis on data mining and predictive modeling.  They may also provide work direction.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Identifies and acquires additional data sources, both internal and external, that can be used to enhance analyses.
    • Lead the development of analytical models to drive superior business outcomes. 
    • Develop in-depth understanding of drivers for optimization by utilizing statistics and data mining techniques. 
    • Using latest PC tools, develop, enhance and monitor reports and models for other business areas.
    • Evaluate and use Data Mining Tools. 
    • Support, train, encourage, consult other areas in the company and  provide actionable information to management. 
    • Continually monitor database information and future needs.
    • Explore and acquire data from outside sources.
    • Use database tools to support other departments
    • Regular and predictable attendance.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:  Master’s in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Analytics or Computer Science

     

    EXPERIENCE: 5 years in the P&C industry and project leader experience.

     

    OTHER:  

    • Strong interpersonal, quantitative, problem-solving, computer and conceptual skills. 
    • Aptitude in predictive modeling, multivariate analysis, statistical modeling, data mining techniques and mathematical statistics. 
    • Ability to apply strong programming and data management skills. 
    • Knowledge of and experience with at least one major computer programming language or advanced syntax in a major statistical package.
    • SAS background extremely helpful as well as R, Hadoop, and Python.

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