Data Science Associate Consultant (Los Angeles, CA) at ZS Associates in Los Angeles, CA

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ZS is the world's largest firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today's latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS' Business Consulting group delivers solutions to a broad spectrum of marketing and sales challenges.  We also help our clients transform their sales and marketing organizations to implement these solutions. Our solutions and recommendations are based in rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.

DATA SCIENCE ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Data Science Associate Consultants (DSACs) design, develop and execute analytic techniques on large, complex, structured and unstructured data sets (including big data) to help clients make better fact-based decisions. DSACs will research and develop new offerings/solutions, deliver client impact by collaborate to deliver client solutions and contribute to development of the ZS point of view in this space.
Responsibilities:
  • Develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner;
  • Execute statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning and retrieval processes) on large data sets to identify trends, figures and other relevant information;
  • Collaborate with clients and other ZS stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings;
  • Evaluate emerging datasets and technologies that may contribute to our analytical platform;
  • Participate in development of select assets/accelerators that create scale;
  • Contribute to thought leadership through research and publication support;
  • Guide and mentor Associates on teams.

Qualfications:

  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related discipline, and strong academic performance with analytic and quantitative coursework is required;
  • In lieu of a PhD, 3-5 years of relevant post-collegiate work experience;
  • Knowledge of big data/advanced analytics concepts and algorithms (e.g. text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.);
  • Knowledge of programming (e.g. Java/Python/R);
  • Exposure to tools/platforms (e.g. Hadoop eco system and database systems);
  • Agile project planning and project management skills; 
  • Relevant domain knowledge preferred; (healthcare/transportation/hi-tech/insurance);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, with a research-focused mindset;
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • High motivation, good work ethic and maturity.

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable.

Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered. 

ZS Associates offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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