Data Science Lead A leading data analytics company headquartered in the East Coast is looking to build out a brand-new analytics team in their Buffalo Grove office and looking for a Data Scientist to join the team. This company specializes in serving their clients within the insurance and financial services industries by leveraging data in order to make more efficient business decisions. You will be working on machine learning algorithms and predictive models around underwriting fraud, claims analytics and insurance quoting using tools like R, SAS, SQL, Hadoop and Spark. Being named one of the top innovative companies, there will a ton of opportunity to grow and take on brand new challenges.Required Skills & ExperienceStatistical programming with SAS R and Python Experience with big data sets using tools like Hadoop and Spark Strong SQL knowledge Machine learning, Data mining and Statistical modeling experience Experience building Generalized Linear Models (GLM's) Expert written and verbal communication skillsDesired Skills & ExperienceLife or Health insurance industry experience Personal lines ratings plan modeling is a strong plus Graduate level degree within a quantitative disciplineWhat You Will Be DoingTech Breakdown Predictive Model and Algorithm developmentWork with insurance dataThe OfferCompetitive Salary: Up to $140k/year, DOEYou will receive the following benefits:Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA) 401(k) Paid Sick Time Leave Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.This position does not offer sponsorship. Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 11 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today??s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients. Associated topics: data administrator, data analyst, data architect, data integration, data manager, data quality, mongo database administrator, sql, sybase, teradata
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