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Junior Data Scientist REMOTE

Posted 3 months ago

100% remote opportunity for a degreed Jr. Data Scientist with Gurobi. 

Future duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborates with translators to define technical problem statement and hypothesis to test; understand business problems to implement scalable and sustainable solutions
  • Coordinates with SMEs, translators, IT and data engineers to deliver holistic analytical solutions
  • Designs, creates, tests and implements complex models and algorithms that drive analytical solutions throughout the organization
  • Regularly tests and maintains analytical models to improve efficiency and keep up with changing business needs, ensuring timely analysis and testing for regular maintenance of solutions over time
  • Writes reports articulating the analytics insights and their business impacts
  • Conducts and leads meetings and workshops to explain findings
  • Supports translators in communicating the design, functioning and output of the analytical models/solutions developed

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

  • Work experience in addition to degree: 3+ years of data science work specifically in building predictive models using machine learning techniques.
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in statistics, physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or management of information systems.
  • Experience with object oriented design, coding and testing, engineering Data Science/Machine Learning platforms
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as SQL and Python or R and experience in big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Gurobi modeling
  • Comfort in using SQL Server, PostgreSQL/ MySQL, experience in tools based on Git or SVN and working knowledge of cloud computing platforms such as Microsoft Azure, AWS or Google Cloud
  • Proficiency in aggregation of large data sets, statistical analysis tools
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures
  • Understanding of advanced applied mathematics in AA, artificial intelligence and array operations
  • Experience in manufacturing industry required

Desired:

  • A good operations research background and experience is required and ability to learn the Gurobi.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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