Data Scientist



Posted Under: Atlanta, Georgia jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 30301
Posted On: 2017-05-19 12:00:00

Specializes in data science, analytics and architecture. Strong experience/knowledge on framing and conducting complex analyses and experiments using large volumes of complex (not always well-structured, highly variable) data. Ability to source, scrub, and join varied data sets from public, commercial, and proprietary sources and review relevant academic and industry research to identify useful algorithms, techniques, libraries, etc. Assists in efforts to centralize data collection and develop an analytics platform that drives data science and analytics capabilities. Deep domain experience in Apache Hadoop, data analysis, machine learning and scientific programming. Understands how to integrate multiple systems and data sets. Able to link and mash up distinctive data sets to discover new insights. Designing and developing statistical procedures and algorithms around data sources, recommending and building models for various data studies, data discovery and predictive analytics tasks, implementing any software required for accessing and handling data appropriately, working with developers to integrate and preprocess data for inputs into models and recommending tools and libraries for data science that are appropriate for the project Required Qualifications: 5-10 years of platform software development experience ? 3-5 years of experience with, understanding and knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem and building analytic jobs in MapReduce, Pig, Hive, etc. ? 5 years of experience in SAS, R, Perl, Python, Java, or other languages appropriate for large scale analysis of numerical and textual data ? Experience developing static and interactive data visualizations. ? Strong knowledge of technical design and architecture principles. ? Creating large scale data processing systems. ? Driving design and code review process. ? Ability to develop and program databases, query databases and perform statistical analysis. ? Working with large scale warehouse and databases, sound knowledge of tuning and query processing. ? Excellent understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation, quality assurance, debugging practices and source control systems. ? Ability to understand business issues as they impact the software development project. ? Solves complex, critical problems related to significant and unique issues. ? Ability to delve into large data sets to identify useful trends in business and develop methods to leverage that knowledge. ? Strong skills in predictive analytics, conceptual modeling, planning, statistics, visualization capabilities, identification of best data sources, hypothesis testing and data analysis. ? Familiar with disciplines such as natural language processing (the interactions between computers and humans) and machine learning (using computers to improve as well as develop algorithms). ? Writing data extraction, transformation, munging etc. algorithms. ? Developing end-to-end data flow from data consumption, organization and making it available via dashboard and/or APIs. ? Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information systems or equivalent. ? 5 years of related experience; 10 years of overall experience. ? Ability to perform activities, tasks and responsibilities described in the Position Description above. ? Demonstrated track record of architecting and delivering solutions with enterprise customers. ? Excellent people and communication skills. ? Processing complex, large scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research ? Designing and implementing statistical data quality procedures for new data sources ? Understanding the principles of experimental testing and design, including population selection and sampling ? Performing statistical analyses in tools such as SAS, SPSS, R or Weka ? Visualizing and reporting data findings creatively to provide insights to the organization ? Agile Methodology Experience ? Masters Degree or PhD We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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