Senior Data Scientist

Company Name: 7Park Data
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 03rd Nov, 2016
  • Lead discovery processes with stakeholders to identify the product requirements and the expected outcome
  • Plan, develop, and apply leading-edge analytic and quantitative tools and modeling techniques to help 7Park Data’ clients gain insights and improve decision-making
  • Review internal and external analytical techniques, identify what data is available and relevant, source the necessary data
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Validate hypothesis using scenario modeling
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers and Software Developers to develop experiments and deploy solutions to production
  • Utilize patterns and variations in volume, speed and other characteristics of data supporting the initiative, the type of data (eg. text, clickstream, location etc.) in predictive analytics
  • Write research reports describing the experiment conducted, results, and findings
  • Make strategic recommendations to technology, product, and senior management
  • Leads the design and deployment of enhancements and fixes to systems as needed
  • Master’s Degree from top tier university in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline. PHD degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 Years relevant professional with a proven track record of leveraging analytics and large amounts of data to drive significant business impact
  • Solid knowledge of statistical techniques. Proficiency in statistical modeling tools like SAS and R
  • Modeling/mining large data sets using Hadoop MapReduce, Apache Spark, etc.
  • Experience using machine learning algorithms and strong algorithmic thinking
  • Software development experience with Java, JSON, Python, Scala
  • Creating & deploying large-scale, data-driven systems
  • Creation/deployment of models & algorithm to analyze unstructured data
  • Experience leading teams