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Data Scientist (Contract)

Company: Pinnacol Assurance
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

***This will be an contract position with the hope to extend and/or convert in the future. We are open to onsite or permanently remote candidates. Pinnacol Assurance does just one thing, and does it better than anyone: provide caring workers' compensation protection to Colorado employers and employees. Although employers are required by law to provide Worker's Comp insurance, we believe our service is making a meaningful impact in worker's lives across Colorado in their moments of need. We have big hearts and love big ideas. We've been around for over 100 years, but don't let that fool you. Pinnacol is committed to taking care of Colorado employers and workers in the most innovative of ways! We celebrate continuous improvement, new ideas, compassion, teamwork, integrity and excellence.
With our number one priority to keep everyone safe, along with the heart of Pinnacol's "culture of caring" to do what is right and not what is easy, we're currently having our team members work from home. During remote work, we're still making time for fun! We host virtual painting classes, virtual yoga and Zumba classes, and virtual happy hours! What you'll do: You will work with medical, claims, and policy related data that comes in a variety of formats - structured and unstructured - to generate insights and embed artificial intelligence into applications. As a Data Scientist, you will work with internal teams to:

  • Extract and clean data from various sources
  • Apply tools and methods to transform or enrich data for an array of possible uses
  • Build creative solutions for a variety of problems of interest to our company
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working closely with a core data science team
  • Build collaborative working relationships with both technical and business team members from a variety of teams and backgrounds
  • Share knowledge and communicate complex concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical team members and leaders
  • Enthusiastically seek out opportunities to grow both your domain and technical knowledge
  • Devise creative approaches for leveraging incomplete or noisy data to build intelligent and/or automated solutions for decision-making and analysis
  • Create effective technical documentation, charts, graphs, and analyses to support operationalizing and maintenance of solutions and products
  • Support team members in the maintenance of systems for production environments and resolution of internal and external customer issues What you'll bring to the table: Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or other quantitative field. Master's degree preferred. Relevant work experience (similar kind of work at a similar level of work) may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree. Completion of a degree is encouraged and supported.
    • Strong programming skills. Preferred languages: Python, SQL,Bash
    • Experience with common data science libraries (e.g. spaCy, Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-learn, XGBoost, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras)
    • Experience in extracting, cleaning, preparing, and modeling data; command-line scripting, data structures, and algorithms
    • Two or more years of experience working with insurance data (e.g. medical records, insurance claims, policy data) preferred
    • Familiar with fundamental concepts, practices, and principles of software and API development, version control, containers, and scalable infrastructure/platforms
    • Proficiency using cloud environments; preferred experience in Google Cloud Platform We can't do our work without people like you.
      Our employees are extraordinary and committed to making a difference. Here's some of the ways we show our appreciation.
      • Our benefits go beyond the basics. You'll get to choose from diverse benefit offerings for medical, dental and vision.
      • We care about each other. We enjoy a positive, collaborative work environment. We are hard workers and high performers.
      • Take a day (or 20!) off. Enjoy 20 paid days off your first full year plus 9 paid holidays.
      • Take care of yourself. Sign up for unique wellness programs, including on-site, company-paid fitness facilities and classes
      • Get your learning on. We promote a learning culture to help you master your current job and cultivate the skills of the future through a variety of on-site, online, and off-site professional development opportunities.
      • Give back and get paid. Through our employee volunteer program, Pinnacol in Action, employees receive paid time off to volunteer with Colorado nonprofits.
      • Share in our success. You'll have the opportunity to earn a quarterly incentive, up to 20 percent of your annual base salary, when your team exceeds their goals and objectives. When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you'd like to be paid, the skills and experience you bring, what similar jobs pay in the Denver area and make sure there's equal pay for equal work among those you'll be working with. When meeting the requirements, the minimum of what you can expect for this position is (ADD IN BASE MARKET DATA). The actual offer will vary depending on the candidate's skills and competencies. If applicable, please share the phonetic spelling of your name.
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        I certify that I have completed this application on my own behalf and that all information I have provided in this application and my resume is true and complete. I understand that any false information or omission may disqualify me from further consideration for employment and may result in my dismissal if discovered at a later date.I authorize the investigation of any or all statements contained in this application and also authorize any person, school, current employer (except as previously noted), past employers and organizations named in this application to provide relevant information and opinions that may be useful in making a hiring decision. I release such persons and organizations from any legal liability in making such statements.I understand that I will be required to successfully pass a drug screening examination. I hereby consent to a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. All positions require the completion of a Criminal Background Check.I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS APPLICATION OR SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT DOES NOT CREATE A CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT OR GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT FOR ANY DEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME. IF EMPLOYED, I UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE BEEN HIRED AT THE WILL OF THE EMPLOYER AND MY EMPLOYMENT MAY BE TERMINATED AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE AND WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE. I have read and agree to the above statements
        Pinnacol Assurance strives to foster and maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. To help us hold ourselves accountable, please share your *anonymous* voluntary EEOC data that will allow us to measure our success towards continually improving our work environment. Please know that your data will be kept anonymous at an individual level and will not be used to make hiring decisions.
        Please select U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Pinnacol Assurance are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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