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Principal Data Scientist

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:The functions of this role include applications of data science and advanced analytics for employee benefits such as health, insurance, retirement savings, and other products. The successful candidate will work primarily with technical specialists in data science and technology and with managers of market research, technology, product, marketing, and finance teams across the firm. The assignments may include gathering internal and external data from multiple sources including data warehouses and survey research, data processing, exploratory data analysis, feature engineering, cluster analysis, predictive analytics, design of experiments, unstructured data mining, interpretation of findings, and presentation.The successful candidate will be capable of supporting projects across many areas with the highest degree of quality. They will have a proven record of assuring quality of data gathering and analysis, be a teammate who thrives in a small, robust work environment and acts with confidence to communicate to all levels of Workplace Investing as well as associates and management from other business units. The ideal Data Scientist for this role should be able to tackle projects from start to finish. I.e., they can work with market research on survey design, capture required data (structured or unstructured) in any shape and size using any programming languages vital, process the data, analyze them graphically and statistically, develop and execute machine learning approaches, draw exciting and unique insights into the business, package the information into relevant and effective presentations, and finally be able to present to senior management. As a data scientist in Fidelity Workplace Investments, you will contribute to advancing the analytics and data science capability for a variety of employee benefit products and will take the organization to the next level.The Expertise You HaveMaster's Degree in a quantitative or computational field such as Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Machine Learning, Economics, Business Analytics, Operations Research, or Applied Mathematics, with at least 8 years of relevant work experience, ORPhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Data Science, Business Analytics, or related quantitative/computational fields with at least 4 years of relevant industry or research experienceThe Skills You BringData extraction and feature engineering skills for extracting, processing, and redefining big and small data into significant features for machine learning models. Proficient in SQL and at least one major relational database management system.Statistical and data science programming with proficiency in Python (Anaconda, 3.0+) and common machine learning libraries. Able to develop organized, intuitive, and documented code in Jupyter and/or an IDE. Experience with R also preferred but not required.Extensive experience with Cluster Analysis and related statistical & data science techniques for customer segmentation, and Predictive Analytics / Machine LearningFamiliarity with Text Mining & Natural Language Processing (NLP) such as TF-IDF, embedding, and TransformersAdditional knowledge of other quantitative skills preferred, such as: Survey Research Design & Analysis, Econometric Time Series Analysis, Deep Learning, Experimental Design, Causal Inference, Mathematical Programming, Reinforcement Learning, or other related fields.Exploratory data analysis, statistical graphics, and effective data visualization.Highly meticulous with proven track record to ensure quality of sophisticated data and analysisAbility to pick up new knowledge fast and passionate about continuous learningSolid verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with technical professionals and various levels of management from different functions.Proactive and takes initiatives, thinks creatively, drives projects to completion and insists on the highest level of qualityThe Value You DeliverIntelligently applying statistics, data science, and sophisticated analytics to support customer needs, improve customer experience, develop new products, and support marketing, sales & technology for employee benefit productsProactively identifying business opportunities and solutionsCapturing internal and external data (structured or unstructured) from a variety of sources using any programming languages necessaryProcessing and analyzing big and complex data as well as unstructured dataResearching ground breaking methodologies, techniques, tools, and systemsCoauthoring manuscripts of innovative techniques or applications for publicationDeriving and implementing the best approaches for supervised and unsupervised learning on structured or unstructured dataInterpreting results and drawing key business insights from advanced quantitative analysesPresenting to broader audience and senior managementAcquiring or developing innovative methodologiesLeading and guiding analytics projects across business groupsCertifications:Company Overview At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Find your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging. Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2.

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