Data Scientist in Rockville, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

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Job Description

Our client, one of the largest Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner for data services, is looking for top talent to join their elite team of technologists to build and contribute to large-scale, innovative projects. Our client wants candidates who are eager to learn and grow with them as they work to move their market monitoring applications to modern big data platforms in the cloud where up to 60 billion market events are being processed each day.

If you are a fast learner, have a sharp mathematical and technical mind and are interested in working for one of the biggest data users in the country in a fast-paced, open source environment, our client has an immediate need for an Senior Data Scientist.
 
We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist that will help our client discover the information hidden in vast amounts of structured and unstructured data, and help us make smarter decisions to solve business problems. The primary focus is in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems    
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Define approaches for data mining
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and R&D involving operating heterogeneous data sets
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
 
Skills and Qualifications:
  • PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or other related fields
  • Real world experience of solving business problems using machine learning, data mining, data analysis
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Experience with common data science toolkits (such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc.)
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
 
Desired:
  • AWS experience
  • Experience working on an Agile/Scrum application team
 
 
ConsultNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, military or veteran status, and other characteristics protected under federal, state and local law.