Job Description :
Title : Data Scientist
Location : Short Hills, NJ


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead the design of complex and large-scale datasets to be used for statistical modeling and data mining
Conduct explanatory data analysis and prepare data sources to be analyzed
Support advanced analytical and data mining efforts which could include but not limited to clustering, segmentation, logistic and multivariate regression, decision/CART trees, neural networks, time-series analysis, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, random forests, and Bayesian analysis
Visualize, interpret, report, and communicate data findings creatively in a various formats and audiences
Ensure work is disciplined and adheres to quality control procedures
Think creatively and work well both as part of a team and as an individual contributor
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors or Master’s degree with specialization in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative disciplines
Excellent ability to query large datasets using SQL queries and working with databases
Experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, etc.
Experience in data extraction and processing, using MapReduce, Pig, Hive, etc.
Proficient programming skills using SAS and/or R
Knowledge of building and applying machine learning or predictive modeling
Strong problem solving skills
Exceptional ability to communicate and present findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills