Kforce Data Scientist with NLP Contract-to-hire in Louisville, Kentucky

Kforce has a client in search of a Data Scientist with NLP in Louisville, Kentucky. This is a contract-to-hire position.Overview:The client needs your analytical skills to help us tell a compelling story about healthcare today. Through the strategic interpretation of data, we provide our consumers with meaningful insights about the choices they make and help them lead their best lives. We're passionate about combining and analyzing diverse types of data to extract new, actionable discoveries about our members and their health-related behaviors. We encourage you to dive into your passion for data and analysis to help client tell the health-and-wellness stories of our members. We're looking for driven, innovative people who are interested in using their data-mining and analytical skills to help our consumers achieve lifelong well-being and help the client make lasting, positive changes in the healthcare industry. As a Data Scientist you will perform supervised machine learning to create solutions to business problems. Substantial data preparation skills will be called upon. You will be looked to for ways to improve upon existing algorithms within a framework of business needs. The candidates must be comfortable with the algorithms, data preparation, and business skills that comprise modern data mining techniques. You will implement best-known practices and develop key relationships with impacted business areas. Essential Job Functions:

  • Partner with associates in other business areas to define business needs and help translate those needs into system requirements

  • Innovation Scientist or Data Miner

  • Experience with Natural Language Processing - building semantic rules/machine learning experience

  • Strong statistical and mathematical knowledge: Position requires knowledge of traditional and contemporary statistical models including but not limited to statistical estimators, generalized linear modeling, native Bayesian classifiers, parametric statistical analysis techniques, interpretation of point estimates and error calculations

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours