Senior Data Scientist - I-781

Senior Data Scientist - I-781

03 May
Epiq Systems, Inc.
New Delhi

03 May

Epiq Systems, Inc.

New Delhi

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist

Division: Class Action, Corporate Restructure & Mass Tort Solutions

Department: Mass Tort Product Development

Location: Hyderabad, India

Reports To: Manager of Mass Tort Product Development in India

Date Updated : February 2021

Epiq Mass Tort Product Development is a team within ECAR that supports the Mass Tort business vertical. We create and maintain application that support the business from the inception of a mass tort claim, developing the case, resolving liens, and finally paying out Settlements.

The Data Science team has been an integral part to the development of several mass tort applications and products and will continue to provide innovative solutions and products feature data analysis and machine learning.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Mass Tort Product Development team in Hyderabad.This role will work closely with our data science team, taking on progressively more responsibility as they learn the mass tort business. They will also be expected to work closely with other Mass Tort Product Development teams, business analysts, and product owners to ensure that data science solutions fit business need. We are looking for a Data Scientist with 5 to 7 years of experience.

- Collaborate with product owners to explore opportunities to develop data inspired solutions by developing and utilizing statistical modeling and machine learning algorithms

- Clean, prepare and verify the integrity of data for analysis

- Track model accuracy, ensuring model relevance and reliability

- Create clear, user-friendly documentation to support business usage of the solution

- Stay abreast of and apply industry and technology trends as well as emerging tools and techniques relevant to discipline

- Participate in a continuous learning environment within the advanced analytics community through persistent development of new skills and sharing of knowledge through mentorships and contributions to the open source community Comfortable working with raw files and unstructured data

- You have a solid grasp of statistics and how it enables data scientists to solve business problems

- Build applications that facilitate robotic process automation for critical workflows

- Support and improve existing models and applications

- Bachelor’s Degree, Advanced Degree (MS/PhD) in a quantitative discipline preferred (e.g., Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Physics).

- In-depth knowledge of applied data science.

- 4+ years of experience developing machine learning models, prefer an NLP focus

- Prefer implementation experience with one or more of the following:Deep LearningNatural Language ProcessingAssociation Rule Mining

- 5+ years of hands-on experience with Python and SQL, experience with other languages a plus

- 1+ years of experience developing in a Linux environment

- Experience developing and deploying machine learning models in cloud environments (AWS Preferred)

- Excellent communications skills, in particular, the ability to communicate technical content to general audience in presentation and meeting format

- The ability to think creatively with data, formulate and get tractions around new ideas, and bring a new perspective to the stakeholders.

Coaching for Results – Provides timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge and/or skill areas necessary to accomplish specific objectives or tasks; helps to clarify the situation and expected behaviors; provides instruction and opportunities for observation; provides on-going feedback and reinforcement.

Managing Performance – Ensures that associates have clear goals and objectives, expectations and measures of success for projects and tasks; clearly assigns or delegates responsibility for tasks and assignments; monitors the process of work as well as progress toward completion and final results; provides specific performance feedback, both positive and corrective, as soon as possible after event.

Developing Others – Provides support and direction towards the development of individuals’ knowledge and skills to effectively facilitate their accomplishment of both current and future job responsibilities; partners with individuals on identifying and setting development goals; helps to identify development opportunities as part of the plan; provides continuous feedback on performance and progress and assists in the adjustment of development plans; ensures management team adheres to business defined talent management practices and procedures.

Fosters Teamwork – provides opportunities for people to learn to work together as a team; promotes cooperation with other departments; recognizes and encourages the behaviors that contribute to teamwork, continuous support and removal of barriers, appropriately involves team members in decisions and leverages unique talents of the team.

Empowering Others – Gives people latitude to make decisions based on their level and area of responsibility and level of knowledge and skills; encourages individuals and groups to set their own goals, consistent with business goals; expresses confidence in the ability of others to be successful; encourages groups to resolve problems on their own; avoids prescribing a solution.

Integrity – Behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner; shows consistency in words and actions; does what she/he commits to doing; respects the confidentiality of information or concerns shared by others; is honest and forthright with people; carries his/her fair share of the workload; takes responsibility for own mistakes.

Work is fast-paced and performed in an office environment with extensive contact with clients and employees. The industry we serve demands the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism in safeguarding client and project information. Highly effective Class Action & Claims Solutions and Corporate Services associates thrive on being in an environment that rewards the following critical success factors:

Adaptability: Appropriately reacting to changing situations without a loss of effectiveness and enthusiasm for strategic initiatives and corporate goals. Analysis: Identifying problems and causes or analyzing how processes and procedures could be improved, collecting relevant information and identifying possible solutions. Attention to Detail: Appropriately completing all of the individual tasks accurately or according to workflow/process guidelines with an emphasis on reaching or exceeding quality standards. Creativity: Being inventive, imaginative and innovative. Development of Others: Providing the means for others to grow and develop personally and professionally within and across departments. Energy: Maintaining a fast, active pace in the normal course of a day. Flexibility: Going into situations without preconceived notions with a willingness to assess various options in order to determine a course of action. Integrity: Strict adherence to job-related standards, values or norms. Learning Ability: Understanding and applying new information. Listening. Hearing and comprehending verbal messages and confirming back what you hear. Team Player: Functioning as an active member of a group while maintaining focus on your individual contributions and responsibilities. Verbal & Written Communication: Effective oral, written and nonverbal expression without preparation.

Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. 

- Position requires no significant manual labor.

- Position does require moderate standing, sitting, carrying and walking.

- Position requires infrequent lifting, repetitive bending and/or moving.

- Position requires close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

- Position requires talking and listening to communications with clients and employees.


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