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Data Scientist, Economic Consulting Practice

New YorkFTI

Position: Data Scientist, Economic Consulting - Economic Advisory Services

Location: New York City - Time Square


FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. FTI Consulting was engaged to work on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few.

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


The Economic Consulting segment of FTI Consulting provides law firms, corporations and government agencies with sophisticated and comprehensible analyses of complex economic issues to assist them in understanding the issues and opportunities they face. We are involved in a wide range of engagements related to economics, finance and accounting. We provide critical insight and expert testimony in legal and regulatory proceedings. We also have deep expertise in healthcare litigation consulting, data analytics, data visualization, neural network analysis and Amazon Redshift cloud computing.


We are looking for an individual with considerable experience in managing and analyzing large, complex data sets used in dispute advisory work. Particularly, the ideal candidate will be able to identify and initiate analytical tasks and present data visualizations without much direction. We have a strong preference for an individual with experience in managing and analyzing healthcare claims data. The data scientist should be able to use a vast array of analytical tools and skills (such as Python, R and/or SQL) to generate clear and concise work product for client presentations and expert reports.

In additional to data analytics and visualization, we are looking for someone who is interested in server management and large data storage. We expect the candidate to be able to manage and guide the team's computing challenges. The data scientist should be passionate about the intersection of technology and social-scientific research, and be up to date on the latest technology used in data analysis.

  • Statistical and econometric analysis of large datasets

  • Establishing optimized procedures for data collection and storage

  • Assist in preparation of expert reports in Federal and State courts

  • Uploading and processing of large datasets

  • Assist with maintaining the team's server - includes updating the latest versions of various software used and ensuring the server runs smoothly and efficiently for the multiple users in our group

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems or Statistics. Master's or Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in data analytics, dispute advisory consulting or healthcare related business required.

  • Proficient in Python

  • Proficient in using a variety of tools to handle large data, such as SQL Server and/or Hadoop

  • Familiarity with an object-oriented programming language, such as Java or C
  • Proficient in statistical or econometric software programs such as R, Stata, and/or SAS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services is preferred

  • Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations
  • Ability to develop creative approaches and solutions necessary to resolve complex problems

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills

    FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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