Data Scientist – Fully Remote


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position – Data Scientist – Fully Remote / Telecommute VA – (JOB-18537). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:
Data Scientist IV

~ 100% Remote

~ 6 month contract 

c2c not considered 


  • Develop subject-matter expertise around new, unstructured, complex datasets associated with policies, claims, and customers
  • Support various Senior Leaders in utilizing data and analytic insights to improve business processes and track success metrics
  • Create predictive models to drive critical insights, create new strategies, and develop custom approaches/techniques in Long-Term Care market
  • Leverage strong programming skills to explore, examine, and interpret large data sets in various forms
  • Communicate progress, insights, and analytic findings via oral and written methods including a mature command of data visualization methods
  • Build relationships with business partners and senior leaders to create collaborative teams, manage project progress, and communicate project results and insights
  • Handle ad hoc requests from customers in a timely fashion identifying core business problem
  • Gather relevant customer requirements, and develop analytical solutions
  • Build repeatable, robust data infrastructure to support analytic efforts around the business including models, dashboards, cost/benefit analysis, and decision impact
  • Lead and manage initiatives and present business insights to leadership teams


  • At least 3 years of analyst experience in a dynamic environment
  • Adherence to standard practices and use of version control tools such as GitHub/GitLab
  • Critical thinker able to leverage quantitative and qualitative data to support business strategy and execution
  • Results-oriented and able to demonstrate a sense of urgency and accountability for your work
  • Self-motivated with a drive for results and well verbal/written communications skills to non-technical audiences
  • Expertise in Excel
  • Hands on Intermediate to advanced SQL/SAS or other programming language ability
  • Subject matter expertise in advanced analytical and modeling data capabilities utilizing Python and/or R
  • Experience with big data technologies (i.e. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Databricks, AWS/Azure and etc)
  • Experience with database Rational Database Management System (RDBMS) technologies (i.e. SQL server, Greenplum, Oracle and etc.)
  • Experience with data visualization tool (i.e. Spotfire, Tableau, Business Power Intelligence or Business Objects)

Preferred / Nice to Have:

  • Database/ETL experience
  • Subject matter expertise in advanced analytical and modeling data capabilities utilizing Python and/or R
  • Project management experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical or technical discipline
  • Master’s degree in related field

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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