Data Scientist

Franklin, TN 37067 | Contract

Post Date: 08/10/2018 Job ID: 16816 Industry: IT

Zycron has joined has joined with a large healthcare company in search of a Data Scientist.

 This is a 6+-month contract position located in Franklin, TN. This team supports, designs, maintains, and monitors a suite of financial application with a focus on Lawson, Essbase, MedHost A/P and Medhost MM to achieve quality, stability and maximum uptime.  Daily interactions include; Corporate Supply Chain Services, Hospital Material Managers, Corporate Accounting, Corporate IT and Information Security. The selected candidate will work collaboratively with the Director and Data Analysts to extract meaningful information from large data sets. This individual will be empowered to develop innovative approaches for data transformation, data harmonization and visualization. Additionally, this role will lead key efforts in a combination of model building and algorithm development to support prediction, simulation and optimization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Support relationships between development and client services so that all are appropriately aligned to meet team objectives
  • Work with team members to develop the appropriate analytical methods to apply to outcomes research and discovery
  • Work with team members to collect data for ad-hoc and statistical analysis
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive statistical or behavioral models
  • Identify methods that allow continuous and automated statistical testing to enhance the predictability of deployed models
  • Summarize and present conclusions and solutions

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   

  • An expert understanding of applied statistics, applied mathematics, data mining, predictive modeling, and forecasting, to ensure that the results are accurate and clear providing actionable insights and strategic direction for business leaders
  • Experience in hospital supply chain and market analysis is preferred
  • Advanced experience with statistical modeling, econometric, or data mining tools and methods to incorporate statistical results into analyses
  • Experience with linear models (linear regression, generalized linear regression, logistic regression) and nonlinear modeling techniques such as decision trees
  • Strong working statistical programming knowledge
  • At least 5 years of experience providing predictive and prescriptive analytics in a business/healthcare setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills proven to be clear and appropriate for the audience
  • Experience w/ Cognos or Crystal Reports is nice to have
  • Healthcare Supply Chain/Materials Management
  • Business Intelligence (typical query and reporting tools)
  • Detail oriented and highly aware of the impact of their analyses not only within a business area, but across the entire enterprise

If interested in learning more about Zycron and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Stephanie Love, 
Job ID Number: 16816 (Please reference in call or email)  
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client's requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client's project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

Zycron, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is one of the largest IT solutions firms headquartered in Tennessee. We provide client-specific solutions from staffing to outsourcing across all industries, with extensive experience in health care, energy and utilities, and state and local government. To learn more about our services, visit

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