Senior Data Scientist

What kind of impact does your Data Science Have?

Seattle, WA

New Directions Staffing - IT jobs

New Directions Information Technology group furnishes our clients with consulting, project staff augmentation and traditional hire services for: Business Intelligence, Database &amp; Data Science; Enterprise and Consumer Facing Applications and Web Design and Development; Enterprise Software; Digital Technology and associated technical disciplines. <br /><br />Our success and subsequent growth has been based on developing long lasting relationships in order to leverage our clients' technology investment with talented people.

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Senior Level

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Overview: <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">We are currently engaged in a nationwide retained search for a Senior Data Scientist.&nbsp; This is a significant and highly visible role within the organization.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>
Responsibilities: <h4>In this role, the Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for:</h4> <ul> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Strategic design and development of concurrent complex analytical projects and computer models as well as maintenance and updates of existing predictive models and algorithms needed by teams.&nbsp;</span></h4> </li> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Will develop and implement new practices within the Business Intelligence team, to streamline and optimize both internal and external processes and outcomes.</span></h4> </li> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Advanced Predictive Analytics &amp; Data Mining Duties and Advanced Technical Consultation</span></h4> </li> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Review, analyze and evaluate business and end user needs by working with individuals and management teams (including executives) to define scope and plan advanced, custom analytical solutions, algorithms, and predictive models appropriate to the problem.</span></h4> </li> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Provide consultation on complex analytics projects and predictive modeling as needed; considered a subject matter expert in computer modeling, machine learning, algorithms, BI analytics, and technologies.</span></h4> </li> <li> <h4><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Provide technical leadership and mentorship to BI team members and to all levels of the organization, including consulting on BI solution design and implementation, and quality assurance.</span></h4> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:</span></p> <ul> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Master's degree in Computer Science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related field.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Ph. D. Degree in Computer Science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, or physics preferred.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Statistical analysis, business and strategic planning, mathematical modeling and predictive analytics.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Data mining and analytical techniques.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Enterprise reporting and data visualization tools such as Tableau.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Advanced SQL writing experience and/or extensive experience with other programming languages required.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Mathematical and statistical modeling and algorithm development.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Information design principles; deep and extensive background in development and use of analytical techniques including data mining, mathematical modeling, machine learning, decision support technologies, experimental design, and predictive analytics, among others.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Expert level understanding of relational database design best practices and research methods including a strong background with common analytical tools and languages such as R or Python.</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Proven leadership skills, including the ability to head a team of analysts and other functional working collaboratively on a project or set of projects.</span><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;"> <br /></span></div> </li> </ul>