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Data Scientist

Virgin Pulse
492 Old Connecticut Path,
Framingham, MA 01701

    Minneapolis, Providence or Framingham

    Who is Virgin Pulse?

    Virgin Pulse, founded as part of Sir Richard Bransons famed Virgin Group, helps organizations build employee health and wellbeing into the DNA of their corporate cultures. As the only company to deliver a powerful, mobile-first digital platform infused with live services, including coaching and biometric screenings, Virgin Pulses takes a high-tech-meets-high-touch-approach to engage employees in improving across all aspects of their health and wellbeing, every day from prevention and building a healthy lifestyle to condition and disease management to condition reversal, all while engaging users daily in building and sustaining healthy habits and behaviors. A global leader in health and wellbeing, Virgin Pulse is committed to helping change lives and businesses around the world for good so that people and organizations can thrive, together. Today, more than 3100 organizations across the globe are using Virgin Pulses solutions to improve health, employee wellbeing and engagement, reduce costs and create strong workplace cultures.

    Who are our employees?

    At Virgin Pulse were passionate about changing lives for good. We want to make a difference in the world by helping peoplebe healthy so they can perform at their best, every day, at work and home. Our award-winning solutions support leading employers in improving and simplifying the employee health and wellbeing journey and engaging people in all aspects of their health. But our world-class products and programs are nothing without our people the employees who design, build, promote, sell, test and perfect the latest innovations in workplace health and wellbeing. Our people are our top priority and we invest in their health and happiness. At Virgin Pulse, we have so much more than a strong, supportive company culturehave a shared vision for a healthier, happier world.

    Who you are.

    You arean experienced Senior Data Scientist to support the organizations efforts to maintain an innovative leadership position in the employee wellbeing engagement SaaS industry. The Sr DS-OE manages processes and departmental content, accesses datasets from various sources, conducts analysis, and presents the findings of each analytic and reporting project. The incumbent will be able to lead intra- and inter-departmental collaborations, organize the teams work, and interpret findings and clearly communicate results and recommendations to internal and external customers. We are looking for someone who is self-directed and thrives working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, in which expectations are high both for the quality and speed of work.

    In the role of a Data Scientistyou will wear many hats and your skills will be crucial in the following:

    • Conduct ad hoc analysis as required using varied analytical tools and techniques, including advanced statistics
    • Write Python, R and SQL programs to access, clean, and transform required data prior to analysis and reporting
    • Develop and deliver analysis results using various visualization and presentation software/tools, such as Tableau, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, etc.
    • Troubleshoot and perform data audits to ensure and improve data integrity; investigate and resolve data discrepancies
    • Consult to and collaborate with Product, Reporting, Analytics and Client Success team members to ensure appropriate data is analyzed and that results are provided in a format consistent with standard and customized client reporting services
    • Support Sales, Marketing, and Client Success staff with direct communication with Virgin Pulse clients and prospects regarding data and analytics processes and projects, as well as the results of analyses
    • Plan and manage data analytic and reporting processes to ensure projects remain on schedule and milestones are managed and communicated well
    • Work with Insights departmental processes, projects and programs using Smartsheet, MS and Atlassian toolsets to keep our collaborative and internal work organized as well as externally facing documentation comprehensive, updated, and accessible
    • Achieve annual Key Performance Indicator objectives, which can include report volumes and scope, internal and external client satisfaction, introducing new areas of data and analysis, and influencing company product and process decisions

    What you bring to the team.

    In order to represent the best of what we have to offer, you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

    • A Masters degree in statistics, computer science, economics, or related field; further Advanced degree is a plus
    • A minimum of four years of work experience in a similar position
    • Experience with R, SQL Python, and data visualization tools and techniques preferred
    • Experience with producing and delivering results using varied media (i.e., multiple MS office formats, dashboards/visualization tools, and potentially other formats)
    • Experience in managing medium and large-scale analytics projects
    • Experience in employee health management/health engagement industry preferred

    In addition, you possess the following additional competencies and characteristics:

    • Advanced R/SQL/AWS database programming skills, experience with MS SQL Server, RedShift, Postgres, and Cassandra/NOSQL databases
    • Strong collaboration, process and project management skills
    • Strong analytical skills, with an emphasis on quantitative analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics
    • Expertise in tools such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS or similar statistical software
    • Strong consulting, communication and presentation skills
    • Experience working with large-scale datasets and multiple projects simultaneously
    • Creative energy, self-starter, works equally well independently and collaboratively
    • Strong organizing and coordination of work products, documents, and content for publication and distribution

    Why work here?

    We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong employee culture and cutting-edge technology and services so many reasons to love it here.

    *We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected class status.

    Category: Data Science / Machine Learning

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