Data Scientist (6705BR) New York, New York

If you are enthusiastic about making data meaningful then New York Life has an exciting opportunity for you. There are so many questions and we are looking for someone who can mine our data to give us those answers. You will quickly become engaged in a variety of different projects as we have a huge demand for analytical type work.

You would be responsible for
Developing models to be used in our marketing efforts.
Conducting various types of research and statistical analysis on our data.
Discovering actionable, insightful information.
Bringing innovative ideas to the team.

Minimum Requirements

History of developing statistical models / algorithms
Prior experience using SAS, R
Working knowledge of SQL
BS / BA in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Math, Economics
Ability to use Power Point, Excel, Word
Possess a customer focused perspective

Would also be nice Requirements
Advanced degree in quantitative field
Some experience with Data Visualization, BI, dashboard tools
Great interpersonal skills
It is also important that this person be able to form strong working relationships with colleagues across the company.

Must be customer focused with a positive attitude, high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.

Minimum 10 years prior model building required with proven success of value add yielded through modeling work. Must also possess strong business sense and understanding of how models are implemented and used. Prior experience using SAS critical. Must be familiar with external data sources (credit bureau, demographics, economic, wealth data) to leverage for innovative analytical approaches.