Full Job Description
Amazing Contract Opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist in New York City. The Senior Data Scientist Consultant must have statistical and mathematics skills such as Bayesian probability inference, and a good understanding of relational algebra. The Senior Data Scientist Consultant will need to have a strong background in supervised learning techniques such as decision trees, random forests and logistics regressions, and unsupervised learning such as clustering, and dimensionality reduction.
The Senior Data Scientist Consultant will also need to have a foundation in Machine Learning, statistical modeling and optimization such as gradient descent and variants. The Consultant will work alongside database developers Electrical Engineers and other IT professionals to understand the context of the project, to focus initially focusing on how to best establish an application architecture and subsequently recommending improvements that can support the application and database's scalability.
The Data Scientist must have a strong background in scripting programming languages such as Python and statistical computing packages such as R. Must be familiar with open source platforms such as Hadoop, map-reduce and Hive and Pig. The Senior Data Scientist will work to test the application/DB components as per the test cases and ensure quality product with high system performance, reliability, and scalability.
The Senior Data Analyst will need the ability to tell a story with the Data, and engage with Senior Management, to translate the data insights into decisions and actions. Must collaborate and guide the front end and backend application developers. Must understand business requirements and technical design and specifications and combine into a cohesive strategy.
The Consultant must be passionate about data, and have the communication skills to propose, defend, and demonstrate new ideas, solutions, and modifications. The Consultant must provide support to production systems, troubleshoot production issues, perform root cause analysis and implements fixes. Must have a professional and positive approach, be self-motivated, and strong in building relationships, a true team-player. Must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.
This is an hourly position with opportunity for overtime.
**All Candidates Must be Authorized to Legally Work in the US Without Sponsorship**
Mandatory Education/Experience Qualifications:
Multiple Data Science Certifications AND 10 Years of relevant work experience OR
Associate's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 7 Years of relevant work experience OR
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 5 Years relevant work experience
Required Work Experience:
- Master's Degree in computer science or related technical field
(Education Counts as experience)
5+ years of experience in developing with Python and SQL
5+ years of experience in the creation of parallel databases and parallel query processing
5+ years of experience working with REST API's
5+ years of programming in R
3-5 years of experience in working with PANDAS and NumPy
3-5 years in PL/SQL, Oracle and/or SQL Server
3-5 years of working on configuration management/Versioning tools
Preferred Work Experience:
Very strong on SQL Server Python, R.
Strong working knowledge of integrating and creating cloud compatible database & transform\migrate existing on premise databases to cloud based platform
Open Certified Data Scientist (Open CDS) Data Science Council of America (DASCA) Principle Data Scientist (PDS) Research and development, product development experience
Experience developing commercially deployed software
Business related computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Strong collaborative workstyle, able to engage with other developers, QA team, and other stakeholders to ensure customer needs are met
SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional
SAS Certified Big Data Professional
SAS Certified Data Scientist
Data Management and Analytics
Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate
Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL Database Administrator
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