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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Yale New Haven Health New Haven, CT

New Haven, CT
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree



To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Data Scientist will have a proven track record of being able to interpret strategic business initiatives and challenges, direct the preparation of large volumes of data for analysis, apply the most appropriate statistical methods to solve and quantify the quality of the solution, apply optimal visualization techniques to create intuitive results, and prepare executive-level presentations to clearly and succinctly explain the analysis and recommendations. Equally key is the ability to work as part of a team, be open-minded across a range of problems, techniques and application domains.



* 1. Application Development

* 1.1 Conduct undirected research and frame open-ended industry questions

* 2. Teamwork

* 2.1 Creates and maintains regular status reports to Application Coordinator.

* 3. Documentation

* 3.1 Documents and maintains all required system design and build documents and configures system accordingly.

* 4. Other

* 4.1 Provides training to other IT staff and user clients as appropriate.



Masters Degree in related field; PhD preferred.


Two to three years of experience statistical analysis or related work.


Strong data mining, cleaning and munging skills, with the ability to translate big data into actionable recommendations. Experience with big data platforms like Hadoop, Hive and Pig. Experience in database management software packages such as Business Objects, Crystal, R, SAS and SQL. Experience developing visualizations and reporting techniques. Experience with EMR data, workflows and registries (Epic). Working knowledge of Python, C/C++ Java and/or Perl. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision and ability to deal with simultaneous tasks, communicate effectively, problem solve, and develop creative solutions to complex problems required. Strong organizational, problem solving and listening skills, attention to detail, innovative thinking and ability to inspire others required. Must possess a high level of customer service skills and participate as strong, collaborative team player. Working knowledge or experience in Microsoft Office tools and an understanding of computer system capabilities to address process requirements required.