Data & Applied Scientist- PCCI

August 24, 2021
Dallas, TX
Job Type


Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at PCCI works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining PCCI, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Solves complex data problems through various elements of mathematics, statistics, machine learning, uncertainty modeling, pattern recognition and natural language processing. Seeks to use all of the above methods to find and interpret data sources, manage the data, and ensure consistency of data-sets, and eventually create, build and deploy predictive models and related analytic reports.


Education: - Must have a Master's degree in Statistics, Data Analytics/ Science, Applied Mathematics, Informatics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or a related field. Experience: - At least 1-3 years experience in the use of common data science toolkits/libraries such as R, SPSS, SAS, Weka, scikit-learn, etc. - Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL manipulating large datasets and using databases - Familiarity with data visualization tools, such as BusinessObjects, Pentaho, Tableau, Qlikview, D3.js, ggplot, etc.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience: - May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - None.

Skills or Special Abilities: - Must demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills to solve challenging advanced analytics problems and provide solid solutions. - Must be flexible and be able to prioritize and reprioritize projects in line with PCCI's leaders to meet deadline and deliverables. - Demonstrate a working knowledge of statistical methods, concepts, practices, and procedures and their applications; or - Demonstrate a working knowledge of machine learning concepts, algorithms, and their applications with good programming skills - Must be able to designs experiments, test hypotheses, and build models. - Must be able to conducts data analysis and designs moderately complex algorithm - Must be able to expresses technical and business concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions, and conclusions orally and in writing. - Must be able to listens attentively and reinforces words through empathetic body language and tone. - Must be able to synthesize facts, theories, trends, inferences, and key issues and/or themes in complex and variable situations. - Must be able to recognize abstract patterns and relationships between apparently unrelated entities or situations. - Must be able to apply appropriate concepts and theories in the development of principles, practices, techniques, tools and solutions.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

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