Data Scientist

Company Name: GRAND ROUNDS
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: 29th Dec, 2016


  • Develop creative solutions to diverse problems including engineering challenges, unstructured data messes, ontology development, and machine learning applications
  • Lead and develop major projects from end-to-end encompassing planning, design, technical implementation, debugging, roll-out to Product & Engineering, testing, and iteration
  • Operate at level of sophistication in statistics, machine learning, or computer science that is publication-worthy
  • Regularly monitor pull requests, perform code reviews, and produce excellent peer reviews on projects prior to shipping to Product & Engineering
  • Evaluate and experiment with new technologies and tools prior to wider adoption by the team
  • Work closely with analysts, data scientists, product managers, and engineers

Qualifications :

  • Minimum 2 years of industry production experience as a Data Scientist or Engineer
  • Excellent verbal communications, including the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical collaborators
  • Degree(s) should be in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computational Biology, Engineering, Statistics, Physics, Math, quantitative social science
  • Experience with SQL relational databases as well as big data: the Hadoop ecosystem, Hive, Spark, Presto, Vertica, Greenplum, etc
  • Required: SQL, Python, R, linux shell scriptin
  • Desired: Scala, Java, or Ruby
  • Experience with machine learning and computational statistics packages
  • Experience with visualization tools
  • Frequent user of cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Bonus Points: previous work on medical applications and/or with claims data