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Data Scientist - NYC

Job Title: Data Scientist - NYC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New York
Industry: digital
Salary: US$80000 - US$150000 per annum
REF: BBBH15057_1493158164
Contact Name: Jessica Nevin
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description


Data Scientist

Responsibilities:
Working closely with project teams to build predictive models for a wide variety of applications including…

  • Sales forecasting
  • Customer analytics
  • Pricing analytics
  • Text mining
  • Optimization & simulation


This position will have some face to face interaction with clients
You will gather model requirements, design experiments and analyses, query and manipulate data,build and deploy predictive models, and interpret the outcomes for consumption by client leadership.

Qualifications:
3+ years of consulting or industry experience in the data science field
hands-on experience with at least one commercial analytic tool(e.g. SAS, SPSS, Alteryx, or Rapidminer) AND one open source analytics language (e.g. R, Python, or Weka)
Hands-on experience in coding/programming to achieve the below

  • Working with databases, data modeling, ETL, and Hadoop technologies
  • Building a wide variety ofanalytical models
    • decision trees
    • random forest
    • linear &logistic regression
    • market basket
    • neural networks
    • naïve Bayes
    • support vector machines


Extracting, cleansing and visualizing data
Excellent problem solving skills & attention to detail
Ability to translate complex models into visuals and actionable business insights
Proficient in PowerPoint & ability to communicate from the tech world to the business world.
Master's degree in a Statistic/Quantitative discipline preferred, but not required