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Senior Data Scientist

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 25810
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 25161078032322-Infectious Disease

Overview

Job Summary

Conducts research using advanced statistical and computational methods to improve quality, quality, and the overall experience of care provided. Expertise in statistical methodology, computation, research, healthcare, and communication. Requires regular and frequent exercise of independent judgment and decision-making in sensitive situations. Initial projects will involve work related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Essential Functions

  • With minimal guidance, use advanced statistical and computational methodologies to deliver insights and strategic opportunities to improve the quality, patient experience, and quality of healthcare
  • Establish scalable, efficient, and automated processes for large scale data analyses and model development, validation, and implementation
  • Proactively monitor and analyze complex systems to understand, diagnose, and continuously improve key performance indicators
  • Expertise in problem definition, i.e., able to translate business/research questions into analytical questions and translate analytical results into business/research solutions
  • Write statistical methodology and results for technical reports and publications
  • Manipulate, combine, and refine large databases to produce information suitable for analysis
  • Develop algorithms for data analysis and write computer code to implement them
  • Create graphics for data visualization and information display
  • Develop metrics, scorecards and dashboards (example: competence or willing to learn programs such as PowerBI)
  • Able to take leadership of multiple projects concurrently and accommodate frequent interruptions and changing priorities
  • Able to influence senior leaders (SVP, EVP) to take action based on analytical insights
  • Creates timelines for project management with little or no assistance. Ensures successful completion of assigned projects on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with standards and ethics
  • Ability to translate advanced methodologies and complex results for non-technical audiences
  • Conduct effective meetings with customers, including senior leaders

Physical Requirements
Works in an office environment, sitting at a desk, working with a computer, and talking on the telephone. On occasion, requires standing, walking and traveling in personal car to other facilities. Also occasionally requires the carrying of up to 20 pounds of materials (files, projectors, laptops).

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

Requires a MS or PhD in Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Economics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, or closely related areas. Excellent oral, written, and technical communication skills and a solid command of the English language; Demonstrated ability to communicate complex relationships and concepts using data to drive change. Experience in group presentation and public speaking.