2018-02-17

Data Science Consultant
Job Opportunity at Stratus Staffing

Posted on Feb 17

http://www.stratusstaffing.com    9498774532

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4150422

Job Description: Responsibilities:
  • Develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner;
  • Execute and teach application of statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning and retrieval processes) on large, unstructured data sets to identify trends, figures and other relevant information;
  • Lead conversations with clients and other stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings;
  • Evaluate emerging datasets and technologies and help define our analytic platform;
  • Own development of select assets/accelerators that create scale;
  • Contribute to thought leadership through research and publication;
  • Guide and manage project teams of Associates/Associate Consultants.
Job Qualifications:
  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related discipline, plus 2-4 years of relevant post-PhD work experience;
  • In lieu of a PhD, 5-8 years of relevant post-collegiate job experience;
  • Experience with big data/advanced analytics concepts and algorithms (e.g. text mining, social listening, recommended systems, predictive modeling, etc.);
  • Relevant programming background (e.g. Java/Python/R);
  • Strong understanding of relevant tools/platforms (e.g. Hadoop ecosystem and database systems);
  • Agile project planning and project management experience; 
  • Team management and skill development experience; 
  • Relevant domain knowledge preferred; (healthcare/transportation/hi-tech/insurance);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, with a research-focused mindset;
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • High motivation, good work ethic and maturity.
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