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Data Scientist- Work from Home

Our story

At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology, allows companies and employees around the world to transform and thrive.

With an unwavering belief that a company’s success starts with its people, Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions. Leveraging proprietary AI and data analytics, Alight optimizes business process as a service (BPaaS) to deliver superior outcomes for employees and employers across a comprehensive portfolio of services. Alight allows employees to enrich their health, wealth and work while enabling global organizations to achieve a high-performance culture. Alight’s 15,000 dedicated colleagues serve more than 30 million employees and family members. Learn how Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100 at

As a Data Scientist, you will be a key member of the Data Science team, reporting to the Director of Data Science in Retiree Health Solutions. You will develop and deploy advanced analytical/machine learning/AI solutions under the guidance of senior team members to directly address business needs. Using Python, R, and/or other languages, you will design and implement predictive/machine learning models in a cloud-based environment for data sets that may be complex, large-scale, and/or longitudinal. You will interact directly with business owners and have significant opportunities to affect solution and modelling designs.

What You’ll Do:

  • With some mentorship, a data scientist in this role will typically:
  • Work with business owners and clients to define modelling requirements and success criteria.
  • Identify relevant data sources and acquisition methods, working with our legal team to insure Alight’s requirements for privacy and regulatory compliance are met.
  • Create all Statistical/Machine Learning/AI solutions to industrial standards, ensuring their effective automation and operation.
  • Assist in checking and testing other’s work and developing coding standards.
  • Mentor more junior/newer team members.
  • Promote standards for Python/R and all other ML-related frameworks and languages.
  • Prepare a clear, non-technical readout of the results for non-technical business owners.
  • Collaborate with local engineering teams to deploy models into cloud native services and integrate with existing models.
  • Assist with status reporting to stakeholders.
  • Track industry trends and introduce forward-looking analytic product/service ideas.
  • Build a collaborative team environment with Alight colleagues within and across business lines.
  • Promote respect and values of Alight within team and serve as role model for corporate responsibility.

What We offer:

  • The opportunity to work with latest technology stacks in the industry
  • An environment of inclusive to diversity of thought
  • Work Virtually
  • Employee Appreciation Programs
  • Wellness Program
  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Vacation / Paid Time Off
  • Performance Bonus
  • Paid Sick Days
  • 401(K) Plan,
  • Employee Development Plans
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Resource Groups & Diversity Programs

What you’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Data Management, or Information Technology; OR 4 years relevant analytical/data governance experience
  • 2+ years of (business or graduate-level academic) experience with key modelling techniques (e.g., decision trees, multivariate and logistic regression, kNN, kMeans, NLP, Neural Networks)
  • 2+ years of (business or graduate-level academic) experience implementing and deploying using one of the common open-source systems (R, Python, Scala, etc.).
  • Ability to resolve data inconsistencies and validate and clean data.
  • Inquisitive – ability to dig into new and challenging datasets, uncovering pertinent and business relevant information.
  • Analytical mind-set – problem-solving through analytical techniques that meet rigorous industry standards.
  • Strong communicator – articulating the commercial value of data and analytics to senior stakeholders/clients (internal & external) through data visualization and storytelling.

What We Would Like:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or equivalent quantitative field (Masters or PhD preferred).
  • Deep Learning, Hadoop, Spark, AWS.
  • Data analysis applied statistics or econometrics in a business environment.
  • Agile or lean development practices

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight believes diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. And we’re committed to enabling an inclusive culture of belonging that engages all colleagues and grows the diversity of our talent to proudly represent the clients and communities we serve.

As an affirmative action employer, we adhere to the principles of equal employment opportunity in the workplace as defined in our diversity policy statement.

Diversity Policy Statement

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Authorization to work in the United States

Applicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Alight.

Note, this job description does not restrict management`s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.



Published 2022-02-11

Alight looks for a Data Scientist- Work from Home in Work from Home - Lincolnshire, IL 60069 location.

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