Data Scientist

Company Name: Verizon
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Date Posted: 15th Dec, 2016

Stay on the front lines of groundbreaking technology. We’re committed to a dynamic, ever-evolving infrastructure and the hard work it takes to keep our reliable network thriving. Help support the growing demands of an interconnected world.

  • Develop machine learning algorithms, data processing for mining big data. 
  • Test and evaluate the quality of the algorithms using statistical methods.
  • Take business requirements and model them mathematically
  • Research on existing and emerging machine learning algorithms and selectively scale models to massive data sets.
  • Convert insights from analytics to stories.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate within and across teams
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Physics. 
  • Four or more years of relevant experience.
  • Practical experience in building software
  • Good understanding of large-scale data mining and machine learning techniques for clustering, classification, regression, and anomaly detection.
  • Working knowledge of distributed computing.
  • Solid foundation in applied mathematics, such as: statistics, linear algebra.
  • Strong foundation in data structures and algorithms design, big-O analysis.
  • Detail oriented, excellent quantitative, written, and oral communication skills.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in software development (Java, Scala etc.).
  • Hands on with Hadoop, Spark technologies.
  • Good knowledge about Graph analytics.
  • Some experiences in scripting language (R, Python etc.).