Data Scientist
Boston, MA
$79K - $142K (Glassdoor Est.)
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Rating Highlights
Compensation & Benefits: 3.6
Culture & Values: 3.9
Career Opportunities: 3.5
Work/Life Balance: 3.8
Job & Company Insights
Job Type: Full-time
Job Function: data scientist
Industry: Insurance
Size: 5001 to 10000 Employees
Overall Responsibilities
Independently execute project-related tasks
Provide ongoing project service, maintenance, and process execution
Develop algorithms and predictive models
Create prototype systems, i.e. data pipelines, visualizations, and web applications
Assist in the design and analysis of experiments
Assemble data sets from disparate sources and analyze using appropriate quantitative methodologies, computational frameworks, and systems
Disseminate findings to non-technical audiences through a variety of media, including interactive visualizations, reports, and presentations

Desired Skills and Experience
3+ years working with data and relevant computational frameworks and systems
3+ years developing probabilistic models and machine learning algorithms
Proficient understanding of machine learning and probability and statistics (esp. Bayesian methods)
Exceptional problem-solving skills and willingness to learn new concepts, methods, and technologies
Proficient in data analysis using R or Python (numpy, scipy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, pandas, etc.) programming languages
Experience in SQL and database design
Experience using web services (S3, Spark, etc) and containers (Docker, Kubernetes) preferred
Knowledge of web application tools (R Shiny, HTML/CSS/Javascript, and web application frameworks) preferred
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

M.S. in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics, etc.) is strongly preferred.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
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