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A Place For Mom Data Scientist in New York, New York


A career with A Place for Mom (APFM) is an opportunity for you to join a rapidly expanding company committed to making a difference for seniors and their families. A Place for Mom is an online platform connecting families searching for senior care services with a team of experienced advisors providing insight-driven and personalized solutions. Our mission, as the leader in senior care advisory, is to be a trusted destination for families and our community customers. We are a quickly growing organization with over 500 advisors connecting more than 300,000 families every year to one of our community customers.

Living by our values and working to achieve excellence on behalf of our customers is integral to success at A Place for Mom. Employees who thrive at A Place for Mom live our values every day and are an important part of our hiring practices:

  • Focus on Excellence

  • Act with Integrity & Assume Positive Intent

  • Drive Outcomes Every Day with Passion and A Sense of Mission

  • Make the Lives of our Families and Customers Better, Easier and More Successful

  • Realize the Full Potential in Each Team Member. Work as a Single Supportive Team

We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our Sales Organization to help drive the business forward using insights from our data. The Data Scientist will support the team by transforming the data to answer business questions and understand Sales processes thereby improving Sales performance, and supporting the achievement of A Place for Mom’s ambitious company goals. The Data Scientist will be using the data to discover hidden solutions and work with stakeholders across the business to improve outcomes.

This role is ideal for someone who is enjoys using large data sets to find opportunities for optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. In this role, the Data Scientist will have theopportunity to identify, analyze, and solve business problems in a high performing team environment, to work closely with senior Sales leadership and executives, and play a pivotal role in driving rapid growth at A Place for Mom.


Key responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions

  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of sales processes and overall business strategies

  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques

  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets

  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, and other business outcomes

  • Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality

  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes

  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy


Experience requirements

  • BA / BS in Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field required

  • MA/MS in quantitative social science or technical field (e.g., demography, economics, statistics) preferred

  • At least 5 years’ experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models

  • Experience using R or Python to manipulate data, build models, and draw insights from large data sets

  • Strong database knowledge and skills, including SQL

  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams

  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques


The position is a salaried, exempt position with bonus eligibility


Job Location(s) US-NY-New York | US-KS-Overland Park

Job ID 2021-4821

# of Openings 1

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