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Data Analyst - Data Science

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Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Addison, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 48430 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Data Analyst - Data Science to join our team in Addison, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).




  • Work with leadership to understand needs and align those to potential data and analytics efforts for building data science and analytical solutions using Spark, Scala, Hadoop, R, Python, Alteryx for Data Analytics initiatives.
  • Demonstrates to internal and external stakeholders how analytics can be implemented to maximize business benefits (predictive segmentation, survival modelling, media mix modelling). Provides technical support, which includes strategic consulting, needs assessments, project scoping and the preparation/presentation of analytical proposals.
  • Apply highly developed analytical skills to work on all aspects of the life insurance value chain, ranging from risk models, fraud detection, process triaging, and marketing predictions to a variety of other analytics solutions.
  • Explore big data technology (Hive, Storm, Mahout) and NoSQL (mongoDB, Neo4j, Giraph) platforms to evaluate and implement optimal, effective and long-term scalable database solutions in complex areas of agent hierarchy and commissions
  • Build Analytics expertise using advanced statistical modeling techniques such as linear regression, logistic regression, survival analysis, GLM, tree models (Random Forests and GBM), cluster analysis (K-Means, SVM, GMM’s), principal components, feature creation, and validation
  • Help develop a data center of excellence to aid the vision of improving overall customer experience by data enrichment, engineering and artificial intelligence (Neural Networks) to support business with the right leads for each customer to improve cross-sell, reduce lapses and customer satisfaction
  • Test new statistical analysis methods, software and data sources using appropriate regularization techniques (Ridge, Lasso, elastic nets), variable selection techniques, feature creation (transformation, binning, high level categorical reduction, etc.) and validation (hold-outs, CV, bootstrap) for continual improvement of quantitative solutions.
  • Follow industry trends in insurance and related data/analytics processes and businesses. Share knowledge within Analytics group. Follow software practices that produce maintainable code, including automated testing, continuous integration, code style conformity, and code review
  • Actively participate in proof of concept tests of new data, software and technologies. Assure compliance with regulatory and privacy requirements during design and implementation of modeling and analytics projects. Resolve problems and obstacles to timely and high-quality project completion.
  • Proactively and effectively communicate insights using data visualization tools (Tableau, R Shiny, Jupyter, D3) and various verbal and written formats with internal stakeholders on product design, data specification, model implementations, with partners on collaboration ideas and specifics, with clients and account teams on project/test results, opportunities, questions.
  • Promote a data-driven culture through ongoing partnership and dialog with the business
  • 1+ years Business Consulting-Data and Analytics 
  • 1+ years Data Mining 
  • 1+ years Python 
  • 1+ years R 
  • 1+ years Business Intelligence Analytics 
  • 1+ years Machine Learning/AI 
  • 1+ years BI Reporting-Tableau 


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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