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Senior Data Science Analyst in Austin, TX at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

*This is a remote position that requires working from a home office; candidates may be located anywhere in the US.

Overview

MAXIMUS is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to develop and lead efforts in operationalizing data science in support of government service operations and create data-driven products that help our customers improve their program performance and have measurable impacts on the lives of the beneficiaries we service. This role will provide insight into leading analytic practices, design and lead iterative development cycles, and produce new and creative analytic solutions that will become part of our core product capabilities. In this role you will work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of business processes. You will lead the application of analytics initiatives, including the research, design, implementation and validation of machine learning and predictive algorithms to analyze program performance and improve operational processes. In addition, the role will participate in other continuous process improvement activities, help in managing projects, and execute ad-hoc requests. The position is expected to travel up to 50% of their time. International travel is possible. 

Responsibilities MAXIMUS is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to develop and lead efforts in operationalizing data science in support of government service operations and create data-driven products that help our customers improve their program performance and have measurable impacts on the lives of the beneficiaries we service. This role will provide insight into leading analytic practices, design and lead iterative development cycles, and produce new and creative analytic solutions that will become part of our core product capabilities. In this role you will work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of business processes. You will lead the application of analytics initiatives, including the research, design, implementation and validation of machine learning and predictive algorithms to analyze program performance and improve operational processes. In addition, the role will participate in other continuous process improvement activities, help in managing projects, and execute ad-hoc requests. The position is expected to travel up to 50% of their time. International travel is possible.  The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.
  • Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.
  • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience.
  • Advanced degree or professional designation preferred.
EEO Statement EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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