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Research Scientist - Machine Learning and Computational Analytics

Description – Research Scientist – Machine Learning and Computational Analytics

Company Overview: As a member of the corporate team, you’ll focus on enhancing the relationship with our clients as we provide outstanding business solution services. Within departments like Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, and Engineering, Conduent is actively staffing all teams with roles like Recovery Analyst, Client Services Specialist, and Senior Management Consultant. At Conduent, we give our employees the opportunity to further develop their career skills with the intention of growing them into leaders within the organization.

Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.

We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.

Whether it's digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning - Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at www.conduent.com.

Research Scientist – Machine Learning and Computational Analytics for the world's largest provider of diversified BPO services

Wouldn’t it be great to use your analytics and machine learning experience to improve the lives of citizens, patients, and employees around the world? At Conduent, we’re building algorithms and tools that do exactly that. If you’re interested in an exciting, innovative position that allows you to leverage these skills, then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for. Conduent is enhancing its platforms in transportation, healthcare, financial services and customer care with predictive and prescriptive analytics. Because of the broad range of fields, we provide services for, you can be assured of not being pigeonholed into a narrow domain and continue to be challenged by applying the latest advances in the field. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve. At Conduent you will use your knowledge and training to take the everyday services that our clients are using and add analytics, automation, intelligence to make these more efficient, more usable, more exciting and more functional.

More About Us: Conduent Labs works closely with Conduent business groups to addresses real world challenges such as the rising cost of healthcare, mobility in urban society and payment card fraud in financial welfare programs, using the power of Data Analytics. We adopt a multidisciplinary approach that combines techniques from diverse domains such as data mining and machine learning, statistical modeling, simulation, optimization and multimedia analysis, and use big data technologies to consolidate and analyze volumes of data from multiple sources in a scalable manner. Our work is guided by insights from ethnographic analysis and deep domain knowledge from both in-house and external experts.

Fast facts: ·$6.5B in global business (2017). ·8.9 million people estimated to travel through Conduent–managed toll systems daily. ·Our research team has generated over 700 patents and counting. ·19 of 20 managed U.S. healthcare plans are clients. ·#1 provider of parking solutions in the U.S. with award-winning innovation. ·3 of 5 top U.S. mobile service providers rely on us to deliver customer care.

Job Overview: The Research Scientist will support identifying and demonstrating opportunities to enhance Conduent’s current offerings by applying machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling for descriptive, predictive and prescriptive enterprise analytics. Conduent is building analytics platforms to support its work in transportation (tolling, enforcement), healthcare (population health, payer, provider), financial services (loan servicing, prepaid benefit cards), and customer care (chatbots). Applicants will be expected to work with a diverse set of data sources, such as time series data, spatial, graph data, semi-structured and unstructured data, and build statistical/machine-learning models in support of on-demand, real-time analytic services. Recent projects include identifying fraud, waste, and abuse in the healthcare domain from claims data, analyzing data from parking sensor, payments, and congestion to make policy recommendations on pricing, and decreasing loan default rates by intervening with high risk customers. The applicant should also have strong skills in explaining and interpreting the analytic models and outcomes in both research and application contexts. You will collaborate closely with university partners and other scientists and engineers in a multidisciplinary work environment with the ability to publish and present your work externally.

Responsibilities: ·Research, design and prototype unique models based on machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling in order to solve hard analytics problems, where the problems may range from exploratory to highly applied. Keep abreast of the latest developments in the field by continuous learning and proactively champion promising new methods relevant to the problems at hand. ·Collaborate with university partners and other scientists and engineers in a multidisciplinary work environment. ·Work with existing “intrapreneurship” and business teams to develop and help commercialize robust models. ·Contribute to the external community through conference participation and journal articles.

Qualifications: ·MS with 3+ years of experience or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a related field with deep knowledge of fundamentals of machine learning, data mining and statistical predictive modeling. ·Experience with supervised and unsupervised machine learning, feature engineering, and identifying and interpreting appropriate approaches through research projects, internships, and/or thesis research. ·Must be a self-driven problem solver, capable of implementing innovative solutions to problems, performing experiments to show feasibility of their solutions and working to refine the solutions into a real-world context and demonstrated experience of working with teams to solve problems. ·The applicant should also have strong skills in software prototyping and engineering with expertise in applicable programming and analytics languages and frameworks (Matlab, Python, R, TensorFlow) and various open source machine learning and analytics packages to generate deliverable modules and prototype demonstrations. ·Interdisciplinary skills: big data analytics, modeling and simulation, systems design and prototyping.

The ideal candidate will possess … Experience and knowledge in services domains such as business process outsourcing systems, transportation systems, healthcare systems and financial services

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form.

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