Customer Service and Support, Information Technology and Web, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), a membership association created to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery and the knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgeons, is seeking a Data Scientist.
This newly created This newly created position will be responsible for taking an increasingly large amount of data from both internal sources and external vendor/partners, and setting up data infrastructure and providing analysis. The position will work closely with ASCRS’ Executive, Marketing/Communications, Meetings, Membership, and Education Departments to help with strategic planning and campaign design based on data patterns. The candidate should be a collaborative consensus-builder with strong analytical and communication skills.
Job duties and responsibilities:
Develop a data warehouse to be used to monitor membership and conference trends for the association, improve business intelligence, and monitor performance objectives.
Gather and process raw data at scale (including writing scripts, web scraping, calling APIs, write SQL queries, etc.).
Writing complex custom reports in Salesforce.
Create standard, user-friendly reports as well as ad hoc reports for staff.
Support business (finance, marketing, communications, programming, etc.) decisions with ad hoc data analysis as needed.
Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop innovative solutions to support membership retention and recruitment, and conference marketing/promotional efforts.
Analyze the needs of different departments and determine ways to meet business objectives by modifying existing or developing new information systems.
Support department and staff users with day-to-day data requirements and consult on new requirements.
Keep up to date on latest trends in technology.
Perform other duties as assigned
Experience, knowledge, and skill requirements:
Minimum of 5 years of overall IT experience and 2 years of big data experience including setup and configuration of a data warehouse or unstructured data environment.
Technically savvy and experienced in integrating data from various disjoint systems.
Programming and API experience, ideally in PHP or other similar languages; understanding of coding concepts.
Advanced knowledge of SQL and writing advanced queries.
Extensive background in data mining and analysis.
Experience with NoSQL databases and concepts and other big data tools.
Salesforce experience, including report writing, data integrations and analyst.
Experience in Association Management Systems (Nimble AMS a plus)
Strong verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate effectively with technical staff, business stakeholders and senior management.
Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities in a fast-pace environment.
Self-motivator, attention to detail, critical thinker, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative.
Education and training requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 703-547-8857. Include DS in the subject line.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on relevant experience.
About American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), is a membership association created to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery and the knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgeons.