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Data Scientist

Department: Technical Support
Location: Syracuse, NY

About Us

Rapid Response Monitoring is a national leader in electronic security monitoring and an Essential Business, designated by the Department of Homeland Security, dedicated to protecting life and property. Founded in Syracuse in 1992, we are a critical response center focused on saving lives and protecting homes and businesses. Whether it’s a fire at a family home, an armed intruder at a business, a missing vehicle, an evening jogger, or a lone family member having a medical emergency, our “heroes” are there to help every day. Supported by teams of experts in their respective fields, our 600+ highly trained specialists are the 24/7 backbone for thousands of alarm companies across the country.

Role Summary

Rapid Response is seeking a discerning and critical thinking Data Scientist to spearhead our Business Intelligence function. In this role, you will collaborate across the organization, using your experience in data science and business intelligence to analyze existing data to build dashboards, reports, and presentations and enable data-driven decision making across the organization.


  • Collect and consult on the best ways to warehouse the myriad datasets across the organization using SQL and other databases
  • Translate business requirements to technical requirements
  • Champion and lead the development of cross-organizational dashboards
  • Educate executives and leadership on model outputs to improve their understanding of data science and apply the results to business decisions
  • Lead multiple projects and serve as project manager to identify issues, priorities, and goals
  • Navigate ambiguity; identify and tackle strategic opportunities and problems we have not fully defined through data
  • Apply a range of data science techniques and tools to solve difficult business problems

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of work experience applying varied data science methodologies
  • 3+ years of work experience with data mining and advanced analytics and/or statistics
  • 2+ years of project experience using Python and/or R
  • Master’s Degree in Data Science, Math, or Analytics
  • Expert level SQL Structured Query Language
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Research, in-depth analysis and reporting skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years work experience managing data analytics projects
  • Ability to distill large datasets into understandable information
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Experience using leading business intelligence tools

Rapid Response Monitoring Services, Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Rapid Response Monitoring Services, Inc. is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact us by phone: 833.205.8900 or by email:

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