Data Scientist/Statistics

Company Name: Crowe Horwath
Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 07th Dec, 2016
  • Leverage large sets of structured and unstructured data to develop tactical and strategic insights.
  • Collaborate with analytic and data teams to set objectives, approaches, and work plans.
  • Research and evaluate new analytical methodologies, approaches, and solutions.
  • Develop and validate statistical forecasting models and tools.
  • Interpret and communicate analytic results to analytical and non-analytical business partners and executive decision makers.


  • Advanced degree (Masters at a minimum) in a quantitative field in one or more of the following:
    • Statistics (preferred)
    • Computer Science
    • Data Science
    • [or similar academic pedigree]


  • 4+ years experience in advanced analytics and machine learning model development and validation.
  • 2+ years experience working in industry, leading analytic-based projects, and delivering results within scope, funding, and duration.
  • 2+ years experience leading projects and interacting with non-technical users to explain modeling results and meaning.

Modeling Experience

  • Forecasting (ARIMA, ARCH, GARCH)
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Dimension Reduction
  • Clustering Techniques
  • Hypothesis Testing

Special Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Expert level programming skills in R
  • Experience with a statistical package and various programming languages such as R, Python, Java, C++, SAS, Matlab, etc.
  • Business Intelligence experience (Microsoft Power BI / Tableau)
  • Experience writing SQL queries and linking to enable read/write to the database.
  • The capacity for a high degree of autonomy and out-of-the-box thinking