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Data Scientist in Durham, NC at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Data Scientist in Durham, NC.  This is at least a year long contract assignment and will be paying $60-100/hour depending on experience as a Data Scientist.  

Day to Day job Duties: (what this person will do on a daily/weekly basis)
  • Evaluate trends, characterize factors, develop predictive models, and identify optimization opportunities.
  • Provide accurate, timely, relevant and quality analysis that translate data into sound organizational decisions.
  • Research, design and prototype robust and scalable models based on machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling to answer key business problems.
  • Build tools and support structures needed to analyze data, perform elements of data cleaning, feature selection and feature engineering and organize experiments in conjunction with best practices.
  • Work with development teams & business groups to ensure models can be implemented as part of a delivered solution replicable across many clients.
  • Present findings to stakeholders to drive improvements and solutions from concept through to delivery.

Basic Qualifications: (what are the skills required to this job with minimum years of experience on each)
  • Data Scientist-Hadoop: 3-5 years
  • Strong skills in software prototyping and engineering with expertise in applicable programming and analytics languages (Python, R, C/C++) and various open source machine learning and analytics packages to generate deliverable modules and prototype demonstrations of their work
  • SQL programming skills
  • Experience with design and implementation of analytic models and methodologies for new applications.
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Experience with large and complex data sets
  • Demonstrated ability to propose novel solutions to problems, performing experiments to show feasibility of their solutions and working to refine the solutions into a real-world context
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Local candidates needed
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Desirable Skills/Experience:
  • PhD in computer science, computer engineering or MS with 3+ years of experience in related field.
  • Deep knowledge of fundamentals of machine learning, data mining and statistical predictive modeling, and extensive experience applying these methods to real world problems
  • Desired interdisciplinary skills include big data technologies, ETL, statistics and causal inference, Deep Learning, modeling and simulation
  • Breadth of skills and experience in machine learning - diverse types of data, diverse data sources, different types of learning models, diverse learning settings
  • Experience in Healthcare domain