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Data Scientist

Company: MGIC Investment Corp
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Why work at MGIC?

Are you someone who wants to play a critical role in our company's success? Do you enjoy solving puzzles and finding a better way to get things done? Are you someone who likes to Take The Lead and make an impact? If so, then imagine yourself at MGIC. At MGIC we are a team of dedicated professionals on a fearless mission. A team that fosters a culture of career development and continuous learning opportunities to help you rise to new heights. We are passionate about providing outstanding customer service and making a difference in our community. #WeAreMGIC

How will you make an impact?

As a Data Scientist you will be working to build and continually refine a strategy for a state-of-the-art data and analytics solution while working across the business to deliver a new level of analytics capabilities using new advanced tools, data and technologies. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conduct and design quantitative analytics utilizing advanced data models, both structured and unstructured

  • Participate in the continuous development and refinement of analytical vision, processes and system approaches

  • Participate in the planning of complex data and analytics strategy. Establish scope and objectives and develop the strategy for completion

  • Conduct independent assessments of data and analytics framework identifying strengths and limitations from both a computing, scalability and quantitative perspective

  • Collaborate with business decision makers and computing staff to develop and/or deploy computational approaches to business processes

  • Work to standardize development and use of computational services while providing communication and education for those services to the end user communities

Do you have what it takes?

  • Completion of Master's Degree. Open to various education backgrounds and experience, preference in Computer Science, Quantitative Analytics, Statistics, Data Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).A Bachelor's degree in these subject areas with 2+ years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's Degree.

  • Advanced interdisciplinary knowledge, including mathematics, statistics, and programming

  • Proficiency in data and statistical tools/languages such as R, Python, Spark, Java, C++, NoSQL

  • Advanced statistical and machine learning methods and tools such as R, TensorFlow, H2O, scikit-learn, etc.

  • Probability and simulation methods

  • Familiarity with basics of object-oriented programming

  • Ability to evaluate alternate advanced technologies and new approaches to problem solving

  • Experience working with and creating data architectures

  • Experience with streaming data

  • Experience with distributed computing tools such has YARN, Hive, Spark, etc.

  • Experience with visualization tools such as Shiny, D3, ggplot, plotly etc


  • For analysis of moderate complexity requires general direction, defines necessary tasks to achieve outcomes

  • Performs analysis of high complexity/advanced nature with limited oversight

  • High level of business knowledge; project work involves several layers of thinking and impacts multiple areas within department

Enjoy these benefits from day one:

  • Competitive Salary & pay-for-performance bonus
  • Financial Benefits (401k with company match, pension plan, profit sharing, HSA, wellness rewards program)
  • On-site Fitness Center and classes (corporate office)
  • Paid-time off and paid company holidays
  • Business casual dress

For additional information about MGIC and to apply, please visit our website at

Keywords: MGIC Investment Corp, Eugene , Data Scientist, Other , Remote, Oregon

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