787897 Director Data Science Machine Learning Minnetonka MN

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Director Data Science - Machine Learning - Minnetonka, MN (787897)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams of Machine Learning scientists working in an R&D environment on identifying, developing, and advancing new products and businesses for the future of the healthcare delivery system

  • Work closely with business leaders, expert domain scientists, and data engineers to identify and execute customized, problem-driven machine learning and AI solutions to advance research efforts

  • Manage allocation of data science resources and provided formal mentoring and leadership to a team of talented and highly credentialed machine learning scientists

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS) in quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience applying machine learning methodologies in research or business environments
  • Experience using ML tools such as Python, R, TensorFlow, Keras, or Spark
  • Experience with cloud computing tools such as AWS, Azure, or Google BigQuery
  • Formal management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with healthcare data
  • Ph.D.



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Job Keywords:  Director Data Science, Machine Learning, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
  • Requisition Number787897
  • Job TitleDirector Data Science - Machine Learning - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentEmerging Businesses

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt