Data Scientist 2

Full time

Employment Information

About Day and Zimmermann

When you’ve been around for more than a century, you know a thing or two! At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better! Our 51,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? Come join our in on purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say.®

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Data Scientist Level 2 to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Philadelphia, PA.

Responsible for advanced analytical capabilities in support of D&Z data science initiatives. This role is responsible for understanding and combining data from disparate sources to create meaningful analyses. This role will provide guidance and mentorship to the Data Sciene Level 1 position. The Data Scientist Level 2 will communicate results in a clear and compelling manner using written, verbal and other mediums.

As the Data Scientist Level 2, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Responsible for building models via writing programming code and using machine learning techniques & algorithms
  • Responsible for applying advanced statistical concepts to analyze data sets
  • Provides guidance with programming code used for processing and cleansing the data used for analyses
  • Responsible for optimizing model via feature selection and engineering
  • Present results clearly using easily understood terms

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Experience in Python or other machines learning & statistical tools Ability to write code in SQL, Python or similar to extract, cleanse and integrate disparate data sets
  • Foundation in the theory and application of advanced statistical concepts
  • Responsible for understanding and gathering requirements by being able to quickly learn new areas while working in cross-functional groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including visual representation of data using charts and graphs.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in IT or related field highly preferred (will consider 7 years relevant experience in lieu of degree)
  • 4+ years

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $86,800 - $ 141,050. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows! Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
  • Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Chris Pinto

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity

Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.


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