Junior Data Scientist Engineer



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Jr. Data Scientist

Charlotte, NC

12 Month Contract with potential for FTE

Job Description

Our Fortune 50 Health Insurance client is seeking entry-level Data Scientist to assist with building data science models that will be utilized by Cloud Platform teams as part of our client's ongoing journey into the cloud. As a Junior Data Scientist, you will work within a large scrum team to build data science platforms and processes to facilitate the development of AI/ML models by others.

This Junior Data Scientist will Perform tasks required to implement predictive modeling features as software, including building artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and statistical models; packaging, deploying, integrating, and supporting AI/ML models; and building platforms and processes to facilitate the development of AI/ML models by others.

Daily You Will:

  • Maintain and supports ML/AI software platforms by reviewing and solving issues and running ML/AI models
  • Write software code to enable and automate ML/AI model training and deployment
  • Deploy predictive models using established software patterns
  • Write code to extract data from a variety of databases and data sources
  • Build ML/AI models using common methods within R and Python
  • Write software documentation


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in CS, MIS, or any related field)
  • Strong background in Python libraries like Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib, etc.
  • Strong background and core coursework in Python development
  • Strong background in R
  • Knowledge of SCRUM and AGILE methodologies
  • Strong coding and troubleshooting skills
  • Ideally, experience and/or interest in cloud development, machine learning, data science, etc.
  • Preferred experience: SQL and noSQL databases, writing and consuming APIs, application containers (e.g. Docker), streaming data, building predictive models, compute clouds, creating database schemas, Linux administration, continuous integration/continuous deployment.

Qualities of a Top Candidate:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and written/oral communication skills to work effectively with business partners, peer IT resources, and all levels of management
  • Passion for Data Science
  • Ability to reason logically analyze and evaluate performance data and information, and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Eager and excited learned looking to grow current development and application support skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Self-starter and capable of working with minimum oversight
  • Positive and questioning attitude


  • Location: Charlotte, NC (will be starting off full remote)
  • Report: Reporting Manager of the Data Science Modeling Team
  • Company Size: Fortune 50 Health Insurance Company

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