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MassMutual Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Essential Responsibilities

  • Independently execute project-related tasks

  • Provide ongoing project service, maintenance, and process execution

  • Develop algorithms and predictive models

  • Create prototype systems, i.e. data pipelines, visualizations, and web applications

  • Assist in the design and analysis of experiments

  • Assemble data sets from disparate sources and analyze using appropriate quantitative methodologies, computational frameworks, and systems

  • Disseminate findings to non-technical audiences through a variety of media, including interactive visualizations, reports, and presentations

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years working with data and relevant computational frameworks and systems

  • 3+ years developing of probabilistic models and machine learning algorithms

  • Proficient level of understanding in the following areas: machine learning, probability and statistics, natural language processing, operations research

  • Exceptional problem solving skills and willingness to learn new concepts, methods, and technologies

  • Proficient in data analysis using R or Python (numpy, scipy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, pandas, etc.) programming languages

  • Experience in database design and SQL

  • Experience using web services: S3, Spark, etc

  • Knowledge of web application tools (R Shiny, HTML/CSS/Javascript, and web application frameworks) preferred

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills


  • M.S. in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics, etc.) is strongly preferred.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.