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Principal Data Scientist

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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30065832 City Atlanta State Georgia Country United States

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United States of America


CAG24: Atlanta Digital Hub 3350 Riverwood Parkway Suite 900, Atlanta, GA, 30339 USA

We are searching for a strategic and inquisitive senior data scientist to help imagine, develop and deploy powerful, high-impact data science/ai/ml solutions. In keeping with this overarching aim, the senior data scientist will be required to help shape data science opportunities working with the business, outline a work plan, assign tasks to junior staff, and monitor performance within the team. You should also harness your mastery of Data Science to act as a consultant on various aspects of these projects.

Senior Data Scientist Responsibilities:

  • Helping shape opportunities to apply data science/AI/ML once they are identified by the business and/or the Principal Data Scientist.

  • Broad-based experience working with AI/ML capabilities like computer vision, speech, text, etc., to build solutions to complex business problems/enable interesting last mile automation possibilities.

  • Formulating and managing data science projects, which are geared towards furthering the business's interests.

  • Using their intuition about the inner workings of statistical models to choose and implement the right models for the problem on hand.

  • Ability to help define standards and frameworks around all aspects of the Data Science workflow, including coding and CI/CD standards and frameworks.

  • Good, hands-on experience with Engineering aspects is required to produce a model.

  • Mentoring Junior Data Scientists on the team.

  • Delegating tasks to Junior Data Scientists in order to realize the successful completion of projects.

  • Guiding Junior Data Scientists in collating and cleaning data from various sources and in feature engineering and selection.

  • Monitoring the performance of Junior Data Scientists and providing them with practical guidance, as needed.

  • Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability.

  • Producing or Reviewing and disseminating non-technical reports that detail the benefits and limitations of a model and allow the business to interpret the model output and translate it into business action.

  • Ability to create visualizations that make it easy for the business to interpret the model output and take decisions/action.

  • Staying informed about developments in Data Science and adjacent fields to ensure that we are leveraging applicable advancements in our company's context.

  • Ability to roll up their sleeves rapidly learns and do Proof of Concepts, with tools and problem statements they haven't encountered in the past.

Senior Data Scientist Requirements:

  • Should have a consulting mindset – willing to run fast and deliver business value rapidly.

  • Advanced degree in data science, statistics, computer science, or similar.

  • Past Experience with Data Science/ML/AI in an Industrial Company context preferred.

  • Should be able to articulate the value of a Data Science intervention, but at the project formulation stage and after go-live.

  • Proficiency in R or Python, where the latter is preferred.

  • Proficiency with AWS Sagemaker and the AWS ecosystem of pre-trained AI accelerators and different ways of productionizing models on AWS.

  • In-depth understanding of SQL.

  • Competent in machine learning principles and techniques.

  • Demonstrable history of leading and executing data science projects.

  • Ability to relay insights in layman's terms, such that these can be used to inform business decisions.

  • Good mentorship skills.

  • Ability to contribute to a healthy, stimulating work environment that frequently harnesses teamwork.

  • Should have some understanding of prevailing ethical standards on AI and be able to sense and surface potential ethical issues with the Principal Data Scientist/CoE Leadership.

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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