Information Technology, Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Title: Data Scientist (2 positions)
Job ID: 25049
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Code: 0400/Grade 3
Department: Strategy, Planning, and Business Services
Classification: Analyst/Programmer - Expert
Salary Range: $6,249/month - $11,748/month
FLSA Status: Exempt
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit sjsu.edu/up.
About the Position
The Data Scientist will leverage data that has passed a first round of cleaning and manipulation, which then can be used to feed sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods to prepare data for use in predictive and prescriptive modeling.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Discovery and Goal identification
Conduct surveys and interviews with functional stakeholders to identify business questions and identify data analytics needs.
Analyze large data sets to identify behavior trends among users using quantitative, statistical and machine learning techniques.
Drive analysis and insight to help build predictive models, tools and processes to support production goals of player acquisition, retention and e-commerce.
Leverage large volumes of data from internal and external sources to answer the identified business questions.
Perform initial data investigation and exploratory data analysis.
Ingest, integrate, process and clean data as required for the modeling.
Predictive data modeling
Lead the creation of algorithms and models to predict outcomes across multiple functional areas.
Employ sophisticated analytic programs, machine learning, and statistical methods to prepare data for use in predictive and prescriptive modeling.
Automate work through the use of predictive and prescriptive analytics.
Delivery and Tuning
Analyze data covering a wide range of information from user profile to transaction history and identify new risk patterns through data mining.
Deploy reusable algorithms to minimize the incremental development work
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 25049
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