CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Data Scientist in San Antonio, Texas

Data Scientist

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Category:Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City:San Antonio, Texas, United States

Position ID:J0617-2262

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

This role requires the individual to apply data mining, predictive analytics, and machine learning techniques to build out the vision for the Business Intelligence department in order to bring transparency, understanding, and insight into healthcare data. They will develop and build custom solutions to HCP projects to drive revenues and opportunities for growth within the business. This individual will serve both internal and external clients with analytic solutions. Within the first 3 months of hire, this individual will have developed a rudimentary understanding of HCP data architecture and frameworks, and their integration. They will have assisted in basic analytical reporting. Within six months of hire, this individual will be comfortable with data from all HCP projects, and working closely with internal clients to meet analytical needs. After 12 months of employment, this member will assist in driving the B.I. development through innovation in predictive analytics and machine learning.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Assist in building out the vision for the Business Intelligence team

• Bring transparency, understanding, and insight to complex healthcare data

• Develop and build custom solutions for use by internal and external clients

• Ensure business needs are being met

• Support application development to include data modeling and integration with current systems

• Support the transition to user-owned B.I. and reporting

• Communicate technical requirements, issues, and problems, to business users

• Provide summarized data and information for inclusion in executive level management updates and presentations

• Develop a strong understanding of solutions, the underlying reporting framework and database structures

• Interact with I.T. and Operations on a regular basis

• Mine data and perform statistical testing as needed to draw conclusions regarding trends

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 1-3 years related experience

• Bachelor's degree in a related field

• Experience with statistical computing applications such as R or SAS (academic experience acceptable)

• Front end application experience preferred (RStudio, Revolution R, JMP Pro)

• Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, in particular, their Machine Learning platform

• Experience with data mining techniques and statistical analysis including applications to provide business solutions (scholastic experience acceptable for highly motivated candidates)

o Examples include linear/logistic regression, multivariate regression, LASSO, cluster vs classify, random forest techniques, neural networks, etc.

• An interest in applying critical thinking, problem solving, and understanding of issues from both business and technical perspectives

• Ability to convey complex technical specification into language easily digestible by non-technical business stakeholders and vice versa

• Experience with data modeling

• Understanding of relational databases, and working knowledge of SQL

• Ability to dissect and learn applications and database solutions

• Ability to work independently on projects with minimal direction

• Strong interpersonal skills and effective team player

• Strong verbal/written communication skills

• Knowledge of an object oriented programming language (scholastic experience is acceptable)

Desired Skills:

• Experience with healthcare data

• Experience with VBA

• Experience with Microsoft Project

• Experience with Microsoft Excel

What you can expect from us:

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  • Business Acumen

  • Client Relationship

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • MS Azure SQL DB

  • PresentationSkills/PublicSpeak

  • SAS

  • SQL

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