Data Scientist

Company Name: Ernst & Young (EY)
Location: New York
Date Posted: 16th Mar, 2017
  • Actively engage in required consultations
  • Focus on people/talent development by counseling, coaching and impacting others through identification of stretch and challenging goals
  • Identify and implement operational efficiencies
  • Develop strong relationships across a network of existing and future clients and key stakeholders
  • Team effectively
  • Provide insight, connectedness and responsiveness to all clients while demonstrating a good understanding of their business
  • Work closely with the FTDS Research & Development team, conducting experiments to identify and prioritize key product release features
  • Provide expert advice in the areas of machine learning and topic modeling through review of relevant research
  • Maintain existing code base, and ensure that current systems are kept up to date
  • Lead development efforts for future text analytics algorithms and improve upon the current state-of-the-art system
  • Implement future releases for the system based on requirements
  • A graduate degree and in computer science, engineering, statistics or computational linguistics and approximately 3 years of related work experience
  • Working knowledge of the Apache Hadoop platform and Mahout
  • Development experience in the distributed programming paradigms (specifically, MapReduce)
  • 2+ years software development experience in Java and/or Python and/or R
  • Working knowledge of the Unix/Linux operating system
  • Experience developing, applying, and testing natural language processing algorithms running over large volumes of unstructured data
  • Knowledge of supervised, semi-supervised, and unsupervised machine learning algorithms and processes, including active learning;
  • Experience with topic modeling algorithms;
  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Dedication to teamwork and excellent leadership skills