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Senior Data Scientist in Boston, MA at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Senior Data Scientist
I'm currently working with a very elite startup located in the Boston area, who is currently looking to fill their Senior Data Scientist role with an outstanding candidate
Description:
We are looking for people with advanced quantitative background who are comfortable enough with research methodologies that they can tackle abstract business and engineering problems with extreme precision, and who have the enthusiasm and initiative necessary to deliver those answers at fast pace. You should also have demonstrable programming skills and be comfortable with the software development life-cycle and working in an agile environment.
Requirements
What skills you need:

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or other quantitative discipline
  • 5 - 9 years of prior research, data science, or analytical modeling experience
  • Statistical and technical tools for analysis (R, Python, SQL, SAS, Cognos, etc.)
  • Automated machine learning tools (Matplotlib, RapidMiner, DataRobot)


Strong quantitative background to perform daily statistical analyses and coding tasks such as:

  • Risk analytics, pricing, risk modeling
  • Pattern recognition or machine learning
  • Data mining, manipulation, analysis, charting and other visualization and reporting tools
  • Large data sets, working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)


Research mindset with bias towards action and have the ability to structure a project from idea to
Experimentation to prototype to implementation by:

  • manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources including normalized & de-normalized data
  • demonstrating a strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
  • taking a flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
  • can communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to nontechnical stakeholders
  • Driven and focused self-starter - great communicator - amazing follow-through - aggressively tackles your work and love the responsibility of being individually empowered.

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