We are seeking a Sr Associate Data Scientist to join our team in Richmond, VA
McKesson Technology Data Scientist position will focus on advanced analytics geared towards promoting customer-benefiting intelligence which helps improve operational efficiency and patient health. This position will be based in our Richmond, VA office. The Data Scientist will collaborate with big data engineers in a cross functional team environment on various proof of concepts and on productionizing advanced analytics business applications on our Hadoop environments.
Meets and collaborates with business users on requirements, objectives and metrics
Performs exploratory data analysis, generates and tests working hypotheses, and uncovers noteworthy trends and relationship
Uses Big Data technologies to answer existing questions, as well as develop various data insights from the complete breadth of McKesson data
Implement algorithms to power user-facing data-driven features
Be a champion for data sciences by helping business users understand algorithms outputs thru meaningful metrics and visualizations
Able to use sound judgment and prioritize tasks among multiple priorities
Results oriented, enthusiastic, creative thinker
Self-starter attitude with the ability to excel in dynamic work environments
5+ years of experience in analytics or data related fields
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and actionable insights
Experience in relational database concepts with a solid knowledge of SQL (PL/SQL knowledge preferred)
Experience with Hadoop and hive query language preferred
Ability to work independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment
Strong mathematical background with knowledge in at least one of the following fields: statistics, data mining, operations research, econometrics, and/or information retrieval (machine learning)
Deep experience in extracting, cleaning, preparing and modeling data
Experience with Linux / command-line scripting, data structures, and algorithms
Data visualization and presentation skills to effectively communicate data insights
Up to 10 15% travel may be required.
MS degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or related field. PHD candidates with Statistical or Machine Learning experience preferred.
Career Level: P2
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Disability_Accommodation@McKesson.com. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!