Senior Data Scientist McLean, Virginia As a senior data scientist, you will help business units effectively use data to make better decisions. You will apply your knowledge of various statistical and machine-learning techniques to lead a wide variety of challenging projects ranging from designing custom builds for business needs to automating solutions to the challenging problems employees face every day. You will mentor and develop other data scientists, helping them learn and grow their technical and consulting skill sets. In short, you will be a senior leader who will help further develop data science for our client.
What you need: A Masters degree or Ph.D. from a statistics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, computational social science, physics or operations research program is preferred. Minimum of 7 years of work experience (10 years preferred) Experience with data mining techniques such as scenario modeling, pattern detection, A/B testing, nearest neighbor, cluster analysis, sentiment analysis, decision trees, optimization, simulation, regression analysis, utilization of ensembles, and other types of analysis Expert-level production coding in Python is required. Mastery in conducting analysis in Python and/or R is required; additional analytic software experience is a plus. Minimum of four years of experience building production-level machine learning and predictive analytics systems along with data pipelines. Comfort in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensional data from disparate sources A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data; and a flexible and creative analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision A deep understanding of the mathematical fundamentals of machine learning and statistics, with an emphasis on non-parametric, non-linear methods (e.g., random forests, support vector machines, neural networks) and natural language processing. Minimum of one year of experience working within distributed systems and managing workflows in a cloud infrastructure. ** FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO WESTON.WALKER@RHT.COM **
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