Graduate Job Postings

Data Scientist - Vistaar

Organization:

Vistaar

Position Title:

Data Scientist

Post date:

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 08:40

There is an opening for a data scientist for Vistaar in their Logan, UT office. Attached is a description of the job.

Requirements are:
· Masters or PhD in operations research, econometrics, data science, statistics, mathematics, computer science, software engineering or other quantitative fields.

· Experience in algorithm development in one or more of the following domains: mathematical statistics, nonlinear or mixed integer programming for constrained mathematical optimization, timeseries modeling, dynamic linear models, state space models, hierarchical Bayesian models, machine learning.

· Proficiency in a programming language or modeling language for quant applications such as Python, F#, C#, C++, R, GAMS, AMPL, Matlab.

· Excellent communication skills: English fluency, both written and spoken, and presentation development.

Send your resume and cover letter to David Glenn at dglen@vistaar.com if you are interested.

SPC Support Engineer - Cypress

Organization:

Cypress

Position Title:

SPC Support Engineer

Post date:

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 09:58

Date: Mar 3, 2017
Location: Austin, TX, US
Company: Cypress Semiconductor Intl

SPC Support Engr
Requisition Id:- 3001

Job Description
- Develop the widespread use of statistical methods and Six Sigma Methods to identify and reduce variation at its source.
- Maintain and own the Continuous Improvement Spec in cooperation with other Cypress manufacturing locations.
- Drive down overall levels of variation by maintaining a trained workforce of operators, techs, engineers, and managers in the use of SPC, Process Capability, Variance Components, and good graphics.
- Satisfy customers and auditors interested in Fab/Test 25 Continuous Improvement, Line Yield, MSA, SPC and Ppk.
- Develop and promulgate systems which make it easy and less time consuming for engineers to obtain and prepare manufacturing data for analysis.
- Use team building and leadership skills to organize and lead Manufacturing Improvement Teams using the DMAIC process.
- Facilitate monthly Ppk, MSA and LY reviews and maintain and improve the SAS based programs which produce the statistical reports used to drive Ppk, MSA, Line Yield, Broken Charts, CFM Risk Model, etc.
- Provide statistical consulting and computing support to improve Fab/Test 25, Austin site, and Cypress as a whole.

Skills
- Knowlege and expertise in applied statistics including Statistical Process Control, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Design of Experiments (DOE)
- Trains others in the use of the F25 SPC System (ASPECT), JMP to design experiments, fit models and analysis, Exensio (Spotfire) to analyze data and create online reports, DMAIC process
- Knowlege and expertise in experimental design and data analysis, mentoring and teaching others how to apply appropriate concepts
- Mentor interested engineers to obtain ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
- Recommended Education Requirement: Master’s Degree in Statistics or equivalent.

Note
Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Austin
Job Segment: Consulting, Developer, Data Analyst, Six Sigma, Six Sigma Black Belt, Technology, Data, Management

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Description and Application

Data Analyst - Neustar

Organization:

Neustar

Position Title:

Data Analyst

Post date:

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 08:21

Job Description:
This position is dedicated to measuring, tracking, and reporting key performance indicators and overall quality of our core business data assets. Working with engineering the data analyst will research and resolve quality issues. The analyst will test and evaluate existing and potential data sources measuring their strengths and weaknesses.

Responsibilities & Key Tasks:
Measure, track, and report key performance indicators and quality metrics of large data sets using Hadoop and MySQL databases
Using Tableau, Excel, and other reporting tools effectively communicate to stakeholders the strengths, weaknesses, KPIs, and other quality metrics of data sets.
Find and resolve data issues, ensuring timely short term solutions and long term preventative solutions
Build and improve on existing processes to ensure data and data quality are managed properly
Use regular expressions to identify and map data attributes
Test and evaluate existing and new sources of data

Skills & Qualifications
Self-motivated and willing to take ownership
Capable of working independently on multiple projects to meet strict deadlines
Creative problem solving and research skills with an ability to recognize patterns in data
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Excel, Regular Expressions, Hadoop, Hive, MySQL, Python, R, Tableau, and analytical reporting preferred but not required. Onsite training will be provided.

Education
3-5 years related experience preferred
College degree, preferably in business, economics, math or a related analytical field

Link to the company website: https://www.neustar.biz/

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Technical Problem Solver - Epic

Organization:

Epic

Position Title:

Technical Problem Solver

Post date:

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 08:07

Position Summary

Problem-solving with a purpose.
Create solutions where none exist. Solve meaningful, complex problems in healthcare. As a Technical Problem Solver on Epic's Technical Services (TS) team, you will directly impact the way over half of Americans receive healthcare. In this complex and evolving industry, healthcare organizations often need to push the boundaries of Epic’ software to meet ever-changing user and regulatory needs.

Your technical skill will be vital to your success. With the help of our training, you will specialize in one area of our software, be it surgery, oncology, billing, or one of our other products. You'’ll learn the code and the details of how and why our software works the way it does and use this knowledge to dissect complex problems and determine the best solutions. You will be responsible for the continued success of a handful of clients from the moment they go live with the software, guiding them and making recommendations to meet their goals, ensuring that they realize the full potential of our software. You will build relationships with your clients'’ IT staff during weekly calls and onsite trips. Using your team'’s tools, resources, and experts, you will research solutions for issues and be a technical lead for their larger projects that will ultimately impact the way they deliver healthcare. Your clients will rely on you as their technical expert as they refine the system, improving efficiency for clinicians and outcomes for patients.

There is no typical day here, and there is no typical career path. You can specialize in reporting to support evidence-based medicine, use your programming skills to develop new features with R&D, organize and host feedback sessions for physicians, grow into internal and technical management- the list goes on. You can choose your own adventure.

As you grow and continue to learn, you will increase your scope of impact from your first Epic client, to all Epic clients, to the entire healthcare industry. Come make a difference at some of the nation's most respected healthcare providers.

More than just important work.
Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock appreciation rights, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or greater
Eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)
Currently hiring for start dates throughout 2017

Apply on their website!

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Data Analyst - Pratt

Organization:

Pratt

Position Title:

Data Analyst

Post date:

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 08:29

Pratt is looking for a data analyst to join their predictive analytics team. This role will be analyzing data around shop visits for jet engines.

The role will help to build out analysis and data/statistics models supporting their sales teams who are selling Pratt Engines. Much of the data being analyzed includes information around shop visit dates, what was fixed, environment data around how the engines were flown, and other generic information around the shop visit etc.

The goal of this role will be to help predict upcoming shop visits and their costs. This will in turn help the sales teams to educate their customers.

Much of this data will be pulled out of a large Teradata database. They will assist in building out the models.

This is a great opportunity for someone to work in a group where they can immediately impact the bottom line. They are also working on some really cutting-edge jet engines highly regarded within the airline industry.

A Masters in Stats isn’t required. Experience with R is a necessity and a math or stats bachelor degree as well. Bayesian experience is strongly preferred.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Nathan Lally at Nathan.Lally@pw.utc.com if you are interested in the job.

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Data Scientist at Apple

Organization:

Apple

Position Title:

Data Scientist

Post date:

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 09:13

Apple is actively hiring Data Scientists and currently conducting interviews. They have multiple openings in both the Bay Area as well their new campus in Austin for MS and PhD candidates who will be graduating in the coming months.

The team is responsible for tackling fraud, abuse and account security across Apples internet services, including the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music and iCloud. Much of their work is fundamentally adversarial in nature. As much as they rely on solid statistics and machine learning, their success requires creativity, imagination and determination. The target is constantly moving. It's a challenge, but it's fun and interesting work!

Go to the link to find a full description of the job.

If you are interested or have additional questions feel free to contact the Manager, Ronny Bjarnason, at ronny@apple.com

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Job Description

AAA - Actuarial Analyst

Organization:

AAA

Position Title:

Actuarial Analyst

Post date:

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:17

AAA is looking for a Actuarial Analyst. If you are a career-minded, service-driven professional looking to join a fast paced organization then this is the right place for you. AAA is a member service organization affiliated with the national AAA network. With offices across the U.S., they’re united by common mission and common values of excellent member service. With more than 13,000 employees in 21 states, they provide legendary service to 14 million loyal members. With a constantly growing membership, they are always welcoming dedicated professionals looking to challenge themselves and build a career within our dynamic organization.

Description:
Entry level position for student actuary.

Responsibilities include:
* Assist team with pricing, predictive modeling and loss reserve analysis.

* The individual chosen for this role will be expected to complete the examinations required to obtain fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Qualifications
* Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science or related discipline.

* Two to three CAS examinations are preferred, with a minimum of one being required for consideration.

* Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access are required.

* Knowledge of SQL and SAS are desirable.

* Successful completion of Auto Club pre-employment assessments, background and drug screenings.

Training
Our comprehensive and employee centric training facility located in Costa Mesa provides training programs to help employees acquire various skills necessary to do their jobs and to support career development.

Benefits:
* Health Coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision
* Paid time off including Vacation, Illness and Holidays
* Life Insurance
* Disability Coverage
* Pension
* 401k Savings Plan
* Employee Discounts
* Career opportunities across multiple business lines and states

If you are interested please apply through their website. Also, email Jeff, the Manager of Actuarial Services, to let him know that you have applied.
farr.jeffrey@aaa-calif.com

Organization website:

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Data Analyst - Ubiquiti Networks

Organization:

Ubiquiti Networks

Position Title:

Data Analyst

Post date:

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:34

Data Analyst

Ubiquiti Networks (NASDAQ: UBNT) is closing the digital divide by building
network communication platforms for everyone and everywhere. With over 45
million devices sold worldwide, Ubiquiti is transforming under-networked
enterprises and communities.

Ubiquiti Networks develops high-performance networking technology for Wireless
Internet Service Providers and enterprises. Our technology platforms focus on
delivering highly advanced and easily deployable solutions that appeal to a
global customer base in underserved and under penetrated markets.

Job Overview –
The Data Analyst will be responsible for analyzing, maintaining, and cleaning
Ubiquiti’s data. The data analyst will be responsible for providing ongoing reports
to Ubiquiti’s executives, and provide insight on opportunities to improve Ubiquiti’s
business.

Responsibilities:
- Interpret data, and analyze results using statistical techniques and provide
ongoing reports
- Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
- Work with distribution channel to collect, process, manage, and analyze
data
- Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in multiple complex data
sources using statistical analysis
- Process data, as well as maintain several different data systems
- Use data to make informed decisions on improving business opportunities

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Technical expertise with data models, database design, and data mining
and segmentation techniques
- Experience with integration of data from multiple sources
- Ability to automate tasks
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Strong entrepreneurial spirit, independent worker that takes initiative
- Dynamic worker, ability to adapt
- Experience and comfort in Excel, VBA, and R
- Experience and knowledge of Javascript and SQL preferred, although not
necessary
- Experience working in Domo a bonus, although not necessary

Compensation/Benefits:
- Ubiquiti offers full benefits and a competitive salary with bonus upside
- Ubiquiti fully covers health, vision, dental, and life insurance
- Basketball court and full gym in office
- Daily catered lunches

Please send resumes to john.hunter@ubnt.com

Organization website:

Company Website

Business Analyst - Jewelry Television

Organization:

Jewelry Television (JTV)

Position Title:

Business Analyst

Post date:

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 08:07

Jewelry Television

Business Analyst

General Overview:
Jewelry Television (JTV) is seeking a passionate, talented analyst to lead our research projects, and build tools and frameworks that deepen our collective understanding of our business, influence innovation, and deliver actionable insights. The ideal candidate has outstanding analytical ability, knowledge of econometric modeling, business acumen, intense intellectual curiosity, strong technical skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams. He/she will have a strong bias toward data driven decision making and the capability to use advanced mathematics and/or statistics. He/she will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big (while paying careful attention to detail), and will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. He/she will work closely with Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, Programming, Finance and the broader Business Intelligence community. This position is regarded as a critical role in providing senior management with analytically based recommendations on significant strategic issues facing the company.

Responsibilities:
 Identify, develop, manage, and execute analyses and econometric modeling to uncover areas of opportunity and present written business recommendations that will help shape the future of JTV. Report on key insights and trends using statistical rigor to simplify and inform the larger team of noteworthy story lines.
 Collaborate with programming, merchandising, inventory management, and finance as a leader of quantitative and statistical analysis. Analyze and solve business problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context.
 Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation. Develop solutions that utilize the highest standards of analytical rigor and data integrity.
 Use data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop predictive models. Write high quality code to retrieve and analyze data.
 Learn and understand a broad range of JTV’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use.
 Drive development of quantitative and statistical models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new strategies with product managers. Build scalable database solutions when required.
 Manage and execute entire projects or components of large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and manipulation, synthesis and modeling, problem solving, and communication of insights and recommendations.
 Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, dynamic pricing, demand modeling, game theory and customer/product segmentation.
 Participate in periodic reviews with JTV Executive Leadership team.
 Lead process management changes that result from analysis and ensure the changes are implemented throughout organization.
Basic Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.
 Experience solving complex quantitative business challenges; experience in the development of pricing analysis or merchandising analysis is a strong plus.
 Verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
 Working knowledge of accounting, financial, operational, and marketing principles
 Experience using R, Stata, SQL, and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
 Has the ability to communicate with executive level management on complex issues.

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for JTV leaders:
 Exhibits solid business judgment
 Has relentlessly high standards
 Dives deep into complex issues but has capacity to distill into concise business recommendations
 Thinks strategically and has the ability to demonstrate tactical execution
 Thinks big and is willing to defend a position
 Has exceptional listening skills

Please send resume and list of relevant classes to: Cameron.Bradley@jtv.com

Organization website:

JTV Website

Actuarial Analyst - GRS Consulting

Organization:

GRS Consulting

Position Title:

Actuarial Analyst

Post date:

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:17

The opening is for a full-time Actuarial Analyst in will include assisting actuaries and consultants in providing services primarily for OPEB and/or defined benefit pension plans in the public sector.
The Primary Responsibilities of an Actuarial Analyst at GRS are as follows:
-Prepare client information and data for analysis
-Prepare and complete actuarial valuations with direction from consultants
-Calculate benefits for retiring and terminating members
-Prepare and complete special studies and analyses for clients
-Prepare and handle routine correspondence and phone contact with clients
-Provide other non-recurring assistance as directed by Team Leader or consultants

They ask that candidates possess the following minimum knowledge, skills and abilities:
-BA/BS in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics
-Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams
-Strong communication skills
-Strong analytical skills
-Attention to detail
-Advanced knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
-Candidate should be able to work both individually and as part of a team.

In addition, it is preferred that the successful candidate possess the following:
-Successful completion of two or more actuarial exams
-Graduate degree in mathematics, statistics or related field (i.e. Finance, Physics, Computer Science)
-Experience and or proven computer programming skills: Fortran (preferred) or Visual Basic

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience but may be in the $55,000 to $60,000 range for fully qualified applicants.

GRS Company is searching for individuals to fill an Analyst role and join the Dallas, TX pension team.

Any interested candidates should contact Mehdi Riazi prior to January 23rd, 2017.
Please send an email to Mehdi.Riazi@grsconsulting.com with your resume and exam transcript when you apply.

Organization website:

GRS Consulting Website

Biostatistician II - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Organization:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Position Title:

Biostatistician II

Post date:

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:35

Position Title: Biostatistician II

Duties and Responsibilities: This Biostatistician II position is in the Department of Biostatistics. Responsibilities will vary based on collaborations. As a member of a research team and with modest supervision, a Biostatistician II will apply complex data management and a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical techniques and technical skills to promote the collection, analysis and interpretation of data arising from research studies in an academic research program.

Key functions and expected performances may include but are not limited to the following:

- Collaborate as a member of a research team on the design of a research project.
- Assist in providing statistical expertise in the design of research projects, focusing on fundamental issues including specification of hypotheses and basic study design.
- Assist the research team in the design of methods to collect information, including the design of questionnaires and other data collection instruments, following the study design developed for the research program.
- Participate in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of data.
- Assist in preparing preliminary plan for analysis of a research study; present such plans to the research team, and prepare final analysis plans based on team input.
- Collaborate as a member of a research team on the implementation and analysis of a research project.
- Implement planned analysis, including data verification and data correction as necessary, using one or more systems of computer hardware and statistical analysis software for the management and analysis of data.
- Assist in the publication of research projects.
- Participate in the preparation of written reports and oral presentations summarizing data analysis results, including detailed description of statistical methods, detailed analysis of results, and synthesis of conclusions from summary tables.

Position Qualifications: This position requires a MS degree in statistics or biostatistics or a related area. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of working history of sustained excellent performance post the degree. Experience with S plus or R are preferred.

Apply here...
Website: https://vanderbilt.taleo.net/careersection/.vu_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600548

Send questions to...
chelsea.k.deloach@vanderbilt.edu

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Job Posting

Biostatistician II Position - University of Utah, Pediatric Critical Care Division

Organization:

University of Utah, Pediatric Critical Care Division

Position Title:

Biostatistician II Position

Post date:

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:28

The Pediatric Critical Care Division at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate
opening for a Biostatistician II to join the Data Coordinating Center (DCC). This position requires a
Master’s degree in statistics, demonstrated knowledge of SAS or R, and the ability to clearly explain
statistical techniques and present data results. Current students must be in their last semester when
they apply.

The DCC provides data management, project management and statistical support for multicenter,
investigator-initiated clinical research studies of various diseases and medical fields, including Pediatric
Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Care Medicine, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis, Hydrocephalus,
Neuromyelitis Optica, and Cardiology. The DCC also operates the NIH funded Utah Trial Innovation
Center (TIC). The Utah TIC is part of an initiative to create the Trial Innovation Network as part of the
Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program. This is an exciting opportunity to provide
statistical support for DCC projects.

The Department of Pediatrics has a defined career ladder for biostatisticians, and provides growth and
professional development opportunities. The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits
package with extensive healthcare options, 14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately, and
paid time off. Current benefit information is available at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits.

Mutual respect and appreciation are highly valued within the University of Utah and the Department of
Pediatrics. If you are interested in joining a team whose mission is to provide optimal care to children
and their families through innovative research, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

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Senior Web Analyst - Overstock

Organization:

Overstock

Position Title:

Senior Web Analyst - Overstock

Post date:

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:24

Job Summary
​The web analyst is responsible interpreting how the customer interacts with the web site. They must have strong problem solving skills and the ability to sell recommendations which will improve the customer experience. The web analyst assists in setting up hypothesis test and interpreting the results. They should have a background in statistics, to determine if the test results are real or just a statistical anomaly. The team works close with senior management, in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities. To be successful the web analyst must work well in cross functional teams and balance multiple projects at the same time. They work closely with the website technology team to identify gaps in the data and collaborate to implement enhancements. Must be willing to help train and mentor business users on how to use Adobe Analytics tools including SiteCatalyst and Ad-Hoc Analysis as well as Google Analytics.
Job Responsibilities​
Make recommendations to senior management on ways to improve the website
Create presentations for senior management
Website behavior and customer experience analysis.
Data consolidation and validation.
Coordinating tags, tracking parameter implementations.
Two years of experience with lead creation and completion of Multivariate and A/B testing documents (from hypothesis creation to influencing creative to identifying success metrics) and posttest analysis.
Business requirements synthesized from multiple sources including product managers, development teams, and functional group members.
Documentation relating to existing processes and suggestion / presentations for improving those processes.
Effective and persuasive presentations (verbal and written) for project teams and business leaders.
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as in teams
Must train yourself and learn about the Overstock.com business, data, and tools with little direction
Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
Follow legal policies as directed.
Job Requirements​
Three years’ experience with Adobe Digital Marketing suite, SiteCatalyst and Ad-Hoc Analysis, as well as Google Analytics
Three years of experience in advanced web analytics methodologies such as experimentation and testing, competitive analysis, surveys and market research.
Three years of business analysis experience with multiple business units preferred
Experience writing and tuning SQL queries and a knowledge of relational databases is a plus
Knowledge of SEM (Search Engine Marketing) / SEO (Search Engine Optimization) strategies a plus
Hadoop experience a plus
Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team.
Uses sound judgment to identify issues and escalates when appropriate.
Contribute to improvements in processes (technical or business) used by analysts.
Drives focused decisions within specific areas and is a key contributor to decisions beyond specific scope of role.
Ability to identify key needs or gaps and provide leadership to close those gaps.​​
Learns from mistakes, takes action to apply the learning’s and provides peer and team wide feedback for those in immediate area of focus.
Identifies and communicates specific personal growth goals for self. ​
Education
Bachelor’s Degree (Masters Preferred)

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