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Data Science Manager

Company: The IHC Group
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

OVERVIEWTorchlight Technology Group is based in Philadelphia, PA and was founded in 2009 with the goal of providing top tier insurtech and martech services to companies in the insurance, specialty finance, health and consumer industries. As our team has grown, the scope of our business has expanded to include digital marketing, data analytics, brand strategy, and e-commerce. We have numerous marketing and data management technology platforms, enterprise-scale technology solutions, and dozens of web properties. In our highly collaborative environment, team members from all backgrounds work together to solve problems, achieve goals, and expand our knowledge base. We have offices in the US and Belgrade, Serbia. We take an innovative approach to marketing and have recently launched multiple brands to expand our reach.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPlay an integral leadership role in supporting modeling, data analysis and database needs. Manage and/or executes the creation and usage of large data sets, providing information-based decision logic and predictive modeling solutions, and translates modeling/analytic output into actionable business knowledge, insight and applications. This is a hands-on role that will participate in both management and execution of deliverables. The Data Scientist works collaboratively with our business, operations, marketing, and IT teams. They are responsible for analyzing our data and executing projects that will inform our business strategy and embed into our data products.* Proactively dig into our data to discover insights and opportunities in our business. This includes data wrangling, data cleaning, statistical analysis and exploratory analysis* Manage data science team and support multiple projects collaboratively.* Develop predictive models, segmentation models, and create data driven insights that inform and automate our data products and business strategy* Ensure all team members work cross functionally with different stakeholders across the business and join meetings to learn about other parts of the company and present your findings* Act as a subject matter expert with all things data-relatedDEMONSTRATED SKILLS/SUCCESS FACTORS* Top performer with a proven track record of achieving/exceeding goals* Excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills with the ability to build relationships* Familiar with advertising/marketing principles, the media landscape, and emerging technologies* Appreciation for process, performance measurement, and a results-oriented approach* Experience with social media and digital platform systems* Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environmentREQUIREMENTS* BS/MS in a quantitative field preferred (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, etc.) or equivalent work experience.* 3+ years of experience in a data science role, building predictive algorithms and data products ideally related to marketing, business operations, or customer retention* Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms such as decision forests, logistic regression, k-means clustering, etc.* Ability to communicate findings clearly and deep understanding of your current business* Excellent technical ability, including proficiency with Python, SQL, Excel, and data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc.)* Experience with big data platform (ie Hadoop)* Intensely curious always asking questions and not being OK with the status quo. Obsessed with making things better and more efficient.* A lifelong learner that is excited to learn new data science technologies and apply those to technologies to our business* Ability to be objective and follow the facts, cut through data noise and create a story with data.* Strong organizational skills including time managementSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES* NoneADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSThe company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYOur company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Fine Motor Skills: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, as in handling. Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which require detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately and quickly. Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication with or without correction. Repetitive Motion: Substantial movement (motions) of the wrist, hands and fingers.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normal office environment with controlled temperature.

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