• $10000 - $12000 per annum
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings FIFX
  • 14 Sep 17

Senior Econometrician

  • Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Salary: $10000 - $12000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Global Health Risk Analytics shop for Econometrician

My client is a Global Health Risk Analytics shop with a strong foundation in scientific expertise.

Here are some details about the role and the background they are looking for

Your Work
  • Report to the Head of Data Science and collaborate with team members in Data Science, Product Development, and Engineering
  • Work with and develop large-scale simulation models to estimate disease outbreak response costs, financial losses, and economic impacts from epidemics and pandemics
  • Research, evaluate, and interpret cost data, insurance claims, and economic data related to infectious disease outbreaks
  • Become knowledgeable in infectious disease modeling and catastrophe modeling
  • Ensure the accuracy, reproducibility, and validity of analyses and models by following appropriate work practices and procedures
  • Explain methodologies and provide interpretation of results to team members
  • Create external-facing reports of work and present to internal and external stakeholders and at industry events and conferences

Specifically, you have...
  • B.A./B.S. (M.S. preferred) in econometrics, economics, or related field with relevant industry experience
  • Strong proficiency in statistical computing in R and/or Python required, experience with spatial data manipulation and big data technologies a plus
  • Direct, hands-on experience developing and working with economic and financial models
  • Experience cleaning, analyzing and presenting economic and financial data
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile development environment
  • Self motivated and able to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills