Job description

Position Overview:

Data scientist provides support in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data from diverse internal and external sources. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to perform exploration and experimentation, building prototypes and best practices for our applications. This position will bring insight and change to how we approach customer, patients, business leaders and partners to solve the most complex problems with analytics. Provides a wide-range of analytical results and have the ability to communicate these informed conclusions and recommendations across an organization's leadership structure.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or relevant engineering or science area required.
  • Master's in Mathematics, Computer Science or relevant engineering or science area preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in large and medium projects in self-directed role
  • 3+ years of proven experience in hypotheses development, identification of patterns within data, analyzing data and interpreting results.
  • 3+ years in a directing or supporting Business Intelligence, Analytics and Data Modeling.
  • 3+ years of experience and expertise in business intelligence tools (using Microstrategy, Business Objects, QlikView or Tableau).
  • 3+ years of experience in big data technologies using (HANA, MongoDB or Hadoop).
  • 6+ years experience with a statistical analysis tool (using R, Python or Octave) preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience scripting (using Javascript, Perl, Awk or Sed) preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience in programming (using C, C++, or JAVA) preferred.
  • 9+ years of software development life cycle experience preferred.

Department Specific Experience

  • Development experience using common Python Math and data analysis packages including pandas, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, as well as packages for database operation, web services and network analysis.
  • Experience with:
    • A pipeline orchestration framework (e.g. airflow, luigi, Prefect, etc.)
    • At least 2 years of Relational Databse like MySQL
    • Batch, stream, and offline processing to manage business state or perform ETL/ELT
  • Software development skills and tools: Git version control, issue tracking, and documentation
  • Experience with designing or leveraging APIs, especially for data access.
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum

Organization:Sutter Health System Office
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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