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Data Scientist in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2019

Job Description

Our industry-leading client is seeking a Data Scientist to join their dedicated team in Stamford.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Data Scientist:

  • Plan and execute the complete analytics life cycle for analytics and modeling projects 
  • Survey varied data sources for analytic relevance, including distributed file systems, relational databases, flat files and external sources
  • Experiment, build, test, and maintain analytic/data science models
  • Drive, measure, and articulate business value
  • Build and enhance organizational capabilities in data science
  • Interpret, synthesize and communicate results of analysis to create action and changes within the organization
  • Collaborate across teams to integrate analytic products with existing production architectures, develop, execute and evaluate courses of action and socialize results

Requirements of the Data Scientist:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Mathematics; MBA, other strong business background, or PhD preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience in data science
  • At least 10 years of business strategy with data analytics
  • At least 8 years of business analysis and SQL/R/SAS programming experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role
  • At least 5 years of experience in internal client relationship management
  • At least 2 years of experience in database design/modeling
  • Expert skills and experience with R (required) and/or Python (desired)
  • Broad experience and solid theoretical foundation on the modeling process using a variety of algorithmic techniques 
  • Data pre-processing, exploratory data analysis using a variety of techniques
  • Regression and classification under linear models, GLMs, and tree-based methods
  • Basic understanding of data architecture, data warehouse and data marts
  • Experience with Hadoop, particularly HIVE and Spark
  • Expert-level logical and analytic skills
  • Strong data synthesis and presentation skills
  • Experience with relational databases 

Keywords: Data Scientist, Business Intelligence, SQL, R, SAS, Python, Data Architecture, Data Warehousing, Hadoop, HIVE, Spark

Job ID: 311718

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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