Senior Data Scientist

VTS3 - New York, NY (30+ days ago)


We have a great contract opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist Consultant in New York City! The candidate should be an experienced Senior Data Scientist with a minimum of 8 years of experience and 10 years in IT with expert knowledge in applying data mining techniques, performing data and statistical analysis, building high-quality analytics and prediction platforms to support our business processes. Good leadership skills required. The consultant should have experience from project initiation to implementation. Responsible for applying innovative analytical and research approaches to help Major Utility Company tackle complex and strategically important problems.

This is an hourly position with opportunity for overtime.

**All Candidates Must be Authorized to Legally Work in the US Without Sponsorship**

Mandatory Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of 7 years' of relevant work experience in applied quantitative and qualitative analysis. Utility industry experience preferred.
Candidate must have a proven track record leading the development and delivery of creative, advanced, actionable analytic products and services
Must have experience managing vendor engagements to understand business problems/opportunities, translating needs into analytic projects and applying results. The applicant must have a command of analytics methods, tools and data wrangling techniques
Must demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire in-depth knowledge of new IT technologies.
Must have the ability to present technical topics to non-technical audience and have a command of analytic methods, tools, and data wrangling techniques
Must demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire in-depth knowledge of new IT technologies. Must have the ability to present technical topics to non -technical audience and have demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments and changing priorities

Technical Skills Needed:
Strong ability to code in Python (5+years)
Have full stack experience in data cleaning, collection, aggregation, analysis, and visualization
Experience in real-time and streaming data process and machine learning model
Strong understanding and experience on Neural Network/Deep Learning/XGboost and other machine learning methods
Knowledge and hands-on experience on GPU calculation like CUDA
Experience with R, SPark, Hadoop/MapReduce and machine learning frameworks preferred
Experience on NoSQL database and Big Data processing
Experience in data visualization, like Tableau/PowerBI

Additional Information:
$500 Referral Fee Program

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VTS3 will pay you up to $500.00 for each person you refer to us and we place into a contract or full-time position. If you know someone who's a good candidate for any of our openings, use the "Refer a friend" button on this page and earn extra cash.

The rules are simple:
The referral must be made by using the "Refer a friend" button on this page
The person you refer must be placed within 90 days of being referred
The person you refer must complete 480 billable hours
Cannot be someone we already have on our team or are currently working with

VTS3 ONLY works directly with candidates.
All candidates registered must be able to legally work in the United States.