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Data Scientist I

  • Location: Phoenix, 75201
  • Salary: $128000 - $133500 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

REMOTE opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits

Title: Data Scientist
Location:  Remote with occasional travel
Type: Permanent

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a project leader you will plan and manage all aspects of data science project execution while also utilizing your expertise to coach Jr team members and independently develop solutions. 

  • Collaborate with technical and business experts to understand business requirements and develop an end-to-end plan for data science deliverables
  • Plan, Create, and Implement complex models and algorithms independently while also coaching Jr. team members and participating in R&D initiatives.
  • Utilize modern cloud technologies and employ best practices from DevOps/MLOps to produce enterprise quality production Python and SQL code with minimal errors. Identify and direct the implementation code optimization opportunities and proactively pull in external experts as needed.
  • Provide thought leadership in problem solving to enrich possible solutions and flexibly seek out new work or training opportunities to broaden experience
  • Collaborate with a wide range of technical and business experts to communicate project deliverables in the context of business outcomes

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical engineering or analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and five (5) years of relevant work experience, OR
  • Master’s degree in a technical engineering or analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and three (3) years of relevant work experience OR
  • Ph.D. in a technical engineering or analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and one (1) year of relevant work experience
Minimum Requirements:
  • Python and SQL Programming Experience
  • Knowledgeable Practitioner of at least three of the following analytical areas and the ability to articulate theoretical concepts from at least three
    • Statistics & Statistical Modeling, including Time-Series Modeling
    • Simulation Techniques, including MCMC or an equivalent
    • Neural Networks / Deep Learning
    • Tree Based Machine Learning Algorithms
    • Unsupervised Learning
    • Classification techniques, including Support Vector Machines or an equivalent
    • Optimization Heuristics
    • Text Analytics
  • Ability to visualize data utilizing programmatic techniques
  • Expert at executing the Data Science development workflow including data manipulation and cleaning, feature engineering, model selection, model training, modeling validation, model deployment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of MLOps/DevOps concepts (Version Control, CI/CD, Trunk Based Development/PR Based Development/GIT, Test driven development)
  • Working knowledge of Azure Machine Learning Environment
  • Working knowledge of Software Engineering and Object Orient Programming Principles
  • Working knowledge of Distributed Parallel Processing Environments such as Spark or Snowflake
  • Working knowledge of Edge Analytics, embedded systems, or computer vision.
  • Working knowledge of Data Architecture, engineering, and ETL teams
  • Working knowledge of problem solving/root cause analysis on Production workloads
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Experience as a positive mentor/coach to junior employees
  • Experience influencing and building mindshare convincingly within a project team. Confident and experienced in public speaking to large audiences and storytelling with data.
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English language.

Criteria/Conditions:

  • Our client promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws