Data Scientist

Data Scientist
$105,000 to $140,000
Illinois

Utilize PM skills and advanced data & decision sciences techniques, developing new predictive models rooted in big data. Use statistical theory and methods, Big Data mine, cleanse, analyze, and present data in simplified, layman's terms.

Job Responsibilities
Owns various ad hoc data science projects across multiple departments
Independently builds and implements predictive machine learning models and data-driven solutions

Maintain predictive models, monitor, validate, and provides feedback on performance, as well as recalibration of models as needed

Work with data mgmt team developing and streamlining data warehouses and databases and institute advanced analytics practices across multiple departments

Education and Experience
MS degree required, PhD preferred, in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline
3+ years experience with programming languages for predictive modeling, machine learning, and/or data mining
Advanced skills in Java or C++, R or Python
Experience with Hadoop, Spark, or other related Big Data languages preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
advanced analytics
statistics
mathematics
simulation
optimization
machine learning techniques
quantitative disciplines
supervised & unsupervised learning
operations research 
decision theory
deductive & inductive reasoning
complex problem solving

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