Job Description :
Job Title: Data ScientistLocation: New York, NY
Duration: 6+ months
Qualifications:7-10 years of experience in the industry Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.Experience working with and creating data pipelines.Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc and experience with applications.A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.Working experience with R and/or Python, SQL, ETL concepts, Data Governance and Big Data frameworks such as Hadoop, SPARK, etc. Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)Analytical mind and business acumenWe’re looking for someone with experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Master’s in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ, etc.