Consulting Data Scientist

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/24/2023 3:29 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Consulting Data Scientist


Remote (USA)


ForMotiv is the first Digital Behavioral Analytics platform. Using advanced, explanation-based predictive behavioral analytics, ForMotiv gives organizations unprecedented levels of insight into their users, leading to increased conversions, reduced risk and fraud controls, and better digital experiences. We’re well financed and have earned the business of some of the world’s largest insurance carriers and financial services companies. We’re a scrappy, collaborative group that is open to challenging each other and believe in learning something new every day.


The role:


As a Consulting Data Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between data science and account management. You’ll drive customer product development and assist them in uncovering our data’s value. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing international startup, reporting to the Chief Data Office (CDO) and collaborating closely with our teams.


Our tech stack operates entirely within AWS, and leverages serverless, container-based facilities to create a highly performant and highly reliable service-based architecture.


  • Create or refine customer deliverables, ensuring deliverables are consistent across customers, relevant and easily understood
  • Work directly with customers to understand their pain points and opportunities; translating their requests into must have requirements as well as potential areas of opportunity
  • Collaborate with our Account Management team to brainstorm and productize valuable customer solutions
  • Lead or contribute to the automation of backend data science processes


  • 4 year computer science, engineering, math, statistics or related degree (highly recommended, but may be waived with relevant experience)
  • 2+ years of experience in the insurance industry, either client side or insurtech
  • 5+ years of experience in data analytics or data science working primarily with cloud technologies at a reputable company with references
  • AWS data experience
  • Comfort communicating and presenting results to stakeholders and customers; direct consulting experience greatly preferred
  • Strong mathematics and problem-solving skills
  • 5+ years experience using Python; experience using tools such as Jupyter Notebooks, Airflow, Spark, Hadoop/EMR, Sagemaker, S3, Glue, etc. a plus
  • 5+ years experience using SQL to analyze and combine data across a variety of sources
  • Familiarity with BI tools (Tableau preferred), data structures, and general data visualization
  • Expertise in interacting with multiple data storage types and products, such as S3, Postgres, Mariadb, Redshift, Snowflake, HDFS, etc.
  • Familiarity with MLops concerns, including monitoring and alerting tools such as datadog, Logstash, CloudWatch, Prometheus, Grafana and similar is a plus
  • Self-motivated, proactive, organized and a willingness to learn (and be taught)
  • You’re comfortable in a fast-paced, unstructured environment
  • Eagerness to wear multiple hats and lend a hand to your teammates when called upon

What ForMotiv Offers:

  • Stock options with vested interest in growing the business
  • Ground floor access to venture-backed technology start-up with global presence
  • Permanent, full-time employment with company sponsored employee health, dental & 401k plans
  • Flexibly offer both remote & in-office work environments

The 4 Cultural Characteristics we look for:


  • Curiosity: You look at each day as an opportunity to learn something new, not as an opportunity to prove what you already know.
  • Work ethic: You look at each day as an opportunity to get better for yourself and your team.
  • Empathy: You care how others feel around you, and you have the capacity to understand their points of view.
  • Coachable: You know your strengths and weaknesses and you aren’t afraid to ask for help.




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