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Strategic Analyst II / Associate Data Scientist

Company Name: Memorial Sloan Kettering
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 21st Apr, 2016
  • Adept at working with real-world data and extracting meaningful insights from it
  • Comfortable with using quantitative and statistical techniques (e.g. machine learning, forecasting, and predictive modeling) to solve business problems
  • Hungry to make processes and systems more effective and efficient
  • A versatile storyteller, able to communicate complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences
  • Independent, curious, eager to tackle a wide variety of problems, and able to learn independently
  • Bachelors degree in a quantitative field (statistics, economics, operations research, mathematics, etc.)
  • At least 2 years of full-time experience as an analyst working with real-world data (note: internships do not qualify)
  • At least 1 year of experience with SQL and querying relational databases
  • Familiarity with GLM-based statistical modeling and proficiency in at least one statistical software (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS)
  • Experience independently consulting on business problems, scoping analytic problems, and selecting analytic modeling frameworks
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills (and in particular experience presenting results to non-technical audiences)

Nice to have:

  • Masters degree in a quantitative fieldProficiency in a programming language (e.g. Python, Java)
  • Prior work experience in a clinical setting