Senior Data Scientist

Elsevier - Philadelphia, PA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
As the Senior Data Scientist you will be responsible for reducing vast and disparate data sets into categorized and useful summaries and reports. In addition you will be responsible for translating data into meaningful insights to help improve user outcomes and experiences, drive product development, and support overall business activities.

The successful candidate will work closely with the project manager and technical leads to meet deliverables and assist in data-driven development of world-class software products.

He/she will also work with the project architect to develop to industry and company standards. Suggests product and project features that understand and meet customer and business needs based on data analysis of product usage patterns and activity.

You will work as part of a strong, close knit team and contribute to a positive team working environment and team.

Preferred experience and technology requirements:
Experience using data analysis techniques like predictive (regression) modeling or pattern/machine learning algorithms (like MLP, RBF, SVM, or k-NN)
Data analytics experience working with a variety of data sources
Working knowledge of data analysis algorithms in all major areas including clustering, association, dimensionality reduction, anomaly detection, prediction, and regression
Experience working with data analysis tools (e.g. R, SAS, Weka, etc.)
Experience with machine learning including supervised or unsupervised learning techniques and algorithms (e.g. k-NN, SVM, RVM, Naïve Bayes, Decision trees, etc.) is a plus
Experience with R, Weka, Pentaho is a plus
Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, GridGain, or HPCC is a plus
Programming experience and the ability to develop data processing scripts is beneficial
Open source or community experience is beneficial
A background in Healthcare is beneficial.
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