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Sr. Data Scientist in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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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.)  

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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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