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Senior Data Scientist in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
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Job Description

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

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Data Scientist:

  • Leverage extensive experience to plan and lead the analytics life cycle from end to end
  • Perform data surveying, profiling, and pre-processing
  • Perform planning, requirements analysis, and problem formulation
  • Utilize the full scope of advanced analytics techniques 
  • Model data management for validation
  • Interpret results of data analysis; synthesize recommendations for action and changes
  • Present findings and suggested action and changes to a broad audience

Requirements of the Senior Data Scientist:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent quantitative discipline 
  • At least 10 years of experience in statistical analysis
  • At least 8 years of experience in business analysis and SQL/R/SAS programming
  • At least 2 years of experience in database design or modeling
  • Expert skills and experience with R (required) and/or Python (desired) to support advanced analytics; advanced skills with SQL and relational databases
  • Expert-level logical and analytical skills
  • Broad experience and solid theoretical foundation on the modeling process using a variety of algorithmic techniques 
  • Experience with data profiling, distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing; testing and cross-validation
  • Experience with Data pre-processing, exploratory data analysis using a variety of techniques
  • Experience with regression and classification under linear models, GLMs, and tree-based methods
  • Effective synthesis and presentation skills
  • Experience in consumer-based industries 
  • Clear and effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated interest in life long learning and sharing knowledge with others

Keywords: Senior Data Scientist, Statistical Analysis, Business Analysis, SQL, R, SAS, Database Design, Data Modeling, Python, SQL, Process Improvement, Reporting

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

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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