Data Scientist

New York, NY

Posted: 07/10/2019 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 12401900

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our New York City office.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Select features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending company's data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Analyze large amounts of information to Client trends and patterns
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
  • Combine models through ensemble modeling
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Collaborate with engineering and product development teams;
  • Implement analytical models into production by collaborating with software developers
Experience, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Master's degree in stats, applied math, or related discipline BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is preferred
  • 4+ years' experience in data science
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab,
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.Js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst
  • Proficiency with data mining, mathematics, and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.G. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.G. Hadoop)
  • Analytical mind and business acumen
  • Strong math skills (e.G. Statistics, algebra)
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced pattern recognition and predictive modeling experience
  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, SQL, and programming languages (i.E., Java/Python, SAS)

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Dan Goldberg

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