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DATA SCIENTIST 

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IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop and manage predictive modeling assignments through completion; to communicate results; to make recommendations to management; and to ensure model ownership, implementation, and monitoring; to spot trends and to gain maximum insight that can give the company a competitive advantage.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, prepares, and manages predictive models through completion.

  • Identifies required resources; researches data, procedures, and history for a thorough understanding of project direction.

  • Collects new data and statistics from multiple sources and generates statistical analysis.

  • Collaborates with data management team to develop, refine, and scale data management and analytics procedures, systems, workflows, best practices, and other issues.

  • Partners with both business and IT leaders to influence how the organization approaches and meets business challenges of an evolving customer base and changing marketplace, using strong business acumen.

  • Prepares reports using various system programs and coordinating with other departments.

  • Develops and trains the data management team on new or updated procedures as needed.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).


QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in Business Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Computer Science; SAS certifications preferred..

Experience
Eight (8) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience to include five (5) years of statistical modeling experience with solid background in the fundamentals of machine learning and statistics.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience in managing and manipulating large datasets

  • Knowledge of advanced analytics tool such as SAS or R

  • Thorough knowledge of insurance industry business practices and processes

  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex concepts

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


WORK ENVIRONMENT
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

Drug-Free Workplace

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About Sedgwick

Sedgwick, Inc. (Sedgwick) is the leader in innovative claims and productivity management solutions to major employers. Sedgwick provides cost-effective claims administration, managed care, program management and related services through the expertise of nearly 10,000 colleagues in more than one hundred and fifty offices and service locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Sedgwick designs and implements customized programs based on proven practices that meet client needs. We specialize in claims administration and related cost management services in the areas of:

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Short and long-term disability, FMLA and other employee absence programs
  • General, automobile and professional liability
Sedgwick provides both mono-line and integrated programs. We are an industry pioneer in the development and delivery of true integrated disability management services. We have implemented some of the oldest and largest true IDM programs in North America.

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