Data Scientist

Job ID 2022-3984



Position at WebMD

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

Education: B.Tech/B.E. / MSc Statistics from premier institutes

Experience:  3+ years

Work timings: 2 PM to 11 PM IST

Position Requirements:

  • Strong experience with data manipulation in SQL environment is a must
  • Excellent data preparation skills, Algorithm designing and implementation in Tableau, R or Python is mandatory
  • Experience with developing statistical models like hypothesis testing, regression models, classifications models, forecasting etc. is a must
  • Experience with statistical and data manipulation tools such as SAS or R is a must
  • Expertise in using Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of SQL data warehousing is good to have
  • Good to have exposure to NLP, text mining and recommendation engines

Role & Responsibilities: 

  • Work with real world case studies in Data Science and a chance to implement various modelling techniques
  • Get real life experience of working with big data in the digital marketing sphere with opportunity to independently execute and lead analytical projects and assignments
  • Help solve some challenging Healthcare related digital marketing problems globally.
  • Transform business question into data requirements; collect and merge the data; analyze the data, link it to the business reality and present the results
  • Develop predictive models and machine learning algorithms to study change in physician prescribing behavior as well as WebMD integrated campaign response behavior.
  • Build analysis to understand user engagement and behaviors across various WebMD products.
  • Build expertise in data preparation, data visualizations and transformations through Python, SAS, R, Tableau and other analytical tools.