Senior HR Data Scientist (Remote Position)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Careers that Change Lives
The Medtronic Human Capital Insights (HCI) group equips business and HR leaders with valid and relevant data-driven insights enabling evidence-based talent strategies and action. Our team is smart, fun, and ambitious. We are continually improving our talent analytics function.

HCI is looking for an early career data scientist to join our Predictive & Advanced People Analytics (PAPA) team to continue growing our data science capabilities. The PAPA team's mission is to seamlessly integrate machine learning with HR technologies and processes to efficiently and ethically scale accurate insights to HR, leaders, and employees for better, simpler talent decisions that impact the business.

You can grow your career with us and can learn from the PAPA team's experienced data scientists, as well as from members of our robust data and analytics community across Medtronic. We hope you'll consider joining our team!

This position will work remote in the US.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • Manage stakeholders, hold intake meetings, and align on business needs
  • Collect, clean, and merge data, including determine feasibility, handle missing data, collaborate closely with legal and data privacy, and work closely with our data infrastructure team
  • Analyze data using appropriate statistical or machine learning models, iterate until desired performance levels are reached
  • Build prototypes and MVPs to deploy predictive tools across the entire organization
  • Present results to project sponsors with varying data literacy levels
  • Evaluate intervention effectiveness using observational studies or A/B testing


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of advanced/predictive analytics experience, or, advanced degree with 2+ years of experience
Nice to Have
  • Advanced degree in STEM or data science
  • Ability to tell a story with data and communicate technical information to different audiences with varying levels of data literacy
  • Experience applying advanced analytics skills, such as inferential statistics or machine learning, especially predictive modeling, in a professional (non-academic) setting
  • Experience with Dataiku and/or Snowflake
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Teams

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Aug 6, 2021
  • Travel: No
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