Senior Data Scientist

Consulting Solutions LLC
Published
September 23, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Senior Data Scientist

REMOTE

The ideal candidate has experience blending various datasets, building statistical/machine learning models, and communicating the results back to business partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply machine learning, advanced analytical techniques, and critical thinking to solve complex business problems
  • Seek, build, and consolidate data inputs proactively to create and improve models
  • Translate business partners’ needs into data science projects and make technical decisions based on the tradeoff between complexity and value
  • Drive projects, individually and collaboratively, through the data science lifecycle including data collection, exploration/analysis, model development, validation, and deployment
  • Develop presentations to communicate key messages to senior sponsors, non-technical partners, fellow data scientists, and other stakeholders
  • Work with technical partners to deploy models and streamline the process to scale our work

Qualifications:

Quantitative Foundation:

  • B.S. degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Operations Research).

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in data science building and deploying models into production

Technical Skills:

  • Programming: compose clean, efficient, and reusable code in Python and/or R.
  • Machine Learning / Modeling: understand what types of algorithms to use, their benefits and drawbacks, and how to implement them.
  • Data Wrangling: write efficient SQL queries from scratch that blend data from a variety of sources in the right form for modeling, analysis, and scoring.
  • Statistical Analysis: investigate trends, patterns, and relationships using statistical methods and tests to reach actionable conclusions and understand causal relationships.
  • Data visualization: grasp data-ink ratios and bring data-driven stories to life through visuals.

Soft Skills

  • Curious: bring intellectual curiosity, an inquisitive nature, and a desire to deepen your knowledge and continue learning.
  • Ownership: take responsibility to proactively advance projects, contribute to the team/organization, and improve existing processes.
  • Business acumen: understand the bigger picture for customers and the business while connecting your work to key objectives for both.
  • Storytelling: write and present messages and insights clearly to persuade non-technical partners that they can confidently use our models and solutions.

Bonus points if you have:

  • A graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in a quantitative field
  • Experience with spatial statistics, greenhouse gas emissions, or sensor data
  • Proficiency using git for version control, collaboration, and releases
  • Expertise with cloud services like AWS (SageMaker, S3, Redshift, etc.) and Snowflake
  • Built dashboards for visualizing model outputs and performance monitoring using Microsoft PowerBI, Python dash, or similar tools

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