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SR. DATA SCIENTIST

BELLEVUE, WA / SEATTLE, WA

We are looking to hire a Data Scientist to join our team of data science consultants. The ideal candidate is a passionate and highly skilled individual, who can contribute to the design and development of data analytics offerings as a service through extensive use of statistics, data mining, modern machine learning, and optimization techniques. If you enjoy understanding complex business problems and using the latest tools and methods to solve them, then this job is for you. As a member of our team you will be joining a diverse group of analytics experts that is committed to delivering high quality analytics solutions to a highly varied clientele.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop relevant, accurate, and actionable predictive models using multiple data sources while maintaining security and privacy of sensitive data. 

  • Evaluate and leverage modern tools and techniques with readily available skills for predictive analytics like R, Python Pandas, Microsoft Azure ML etc., with the objective of handling data scale, data variety, analytic speed, and business relevance. 

  • Collaborate with data engineers to build capability for machine learning experimentation and reporting/visualization of results. 

  • Lead and/or manage a small team of junior data scientists and data analysts. 

  • Collaborate with, and coordinate between, multiple teams in business, technology, and analytics.

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • PhD or MS in a science or engineering field with a deep understanding of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.

  • 3+ years of experience in the data mining/machine learning field with increasing responsibility. 

  • Expertise in both supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms using common packages in Python, R, Spark, AWS, or Azure.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience working with relational databases to manipulate data and derive insights using SQL.

  • Business and analytical thinker, with an ability to translate business problems/opportunities into data analytics solutions.

  • Strong communication and team building skills. 

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new techniques and tools as needed. A self-starter, always exploring ways to improve yourself and your work.

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience with cloud tools on AWS and/or Azure.

  • Experience with big data architecture and tools, especially Hadoop and Spark.

  • Comfortable working at the command line on Unix based systems.

  • Experience in a client facing or management position.

Job Location: 

  • Bellevue, WA / Seattle, WA