Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist, you'll manage the entire lifecycle of data and analytics programs for our clients. In partnership with business experts, you'll gather business requirements and help identify the business value. From there, you will design, implement and deploy custom applications with Big Data. At this level, you are responsible for establishing strong client relationships while leading the client through the development and implementation support of large scale data and analytics projects.

Day to day, you will:

  • Take pre-qualified opportunities, undertake exploratory meetings with the sales director and the client in order to drive a solution, proposal, and to close the deal
  • Consult clients through requirement gathering and collaboratively defining a solution
  • Troubleshoot production issues and performance tuning with Big Data

Deliver strategic cognitive computing projects from design, prototype to deployment and operation

Create practical new business applications based on innovative technologies

Organizing AWS Cloud using Hadoop

Travel as needed.


You're passionate about data, and you understand business context to integrate cognitive and advanced analytic levers for solutions. You possess the ability to develop strong working relationships, particularly at the senior management level, and the ability to motivate a globally dispersed team. You excel at communication and enjoy working in a problem-solving environment.

Your skillset and experience most likely includes:

Microsoft SQL Server Data Science or Analytics (machine learning, analytical models, MAHOUT, etc.)

Professional work experience in banking or financial services

Proficiency of an analysis tool such as R, Matlab, or SAS

Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP

Experience with knowledge discovery and data mining, unstructured data analytics in corporate or academic research environments

Experience in working with emerging big data technology vendors (e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Datastax)

Experience with Hadoop EMR, Teradata, Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) and/or IBM Netezza.

You have around ten years of hands-on technical experience estimating and conceptualizing large scale data solutions and in building and implementing an architecture roadmap for next generation enterprise data and analytics solutions. In addition, you have about 6 years of data warehouse experience. You likely have experience in financial services, resources, HealthCare, government, products, communications or high tech and PHD or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related scientific fields. Strong academic credentials with publications in journals and conferences a plus.

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Requisition ID - 46323

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