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Sr. Data Scientist in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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Profile Summary:

Voya Financial in Windsor, CT has an opportunity for a Sr. Data Scientist working in the Analytics Center of Excellence. The Sr. Data Scientist will be responsible for supporting and expanding the use of our new Analytics Hybrid Architecture.  

Profile Description:

  • Working with the Analytics CoE's Operations Data Team to integrate data sources including big data, traditional in-house databases, 3rd-party data, and public data, into the Analytic’s new hybrid architecture. 
  • Supporting the Analytic’s automated batch processes running on a combination of Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) and IBM SPSS Modeler in a Linux environment.  Some on-call responsibilities will be required.
  • Establishing best practices around the use of CDSW and the Big Data platform, and performing code reviews and assisting with code migrations to that platform.
  • Utilize BigData experience to assist with performance tuning of code, and tuning of predictive models as needed.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, computer science, actuarial, applied mathematics, or engineering
  • Expertise in SQL query development
  • Big Data expertise in Hadoop, including:  Hue, HDFS, Hive, Python, Spark, GitHub, and data visualization
  • 2+ years of Experience with Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW)   
  • Share and Document Best Practices for CDSW including project collaboration, production code migrations, and automation
  • Knowledge of, or a desire to learn, IBM SPSS Modeler
  • Some on-call support may be required.  (Most of which is during normal working hours.)  


Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

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