Data Scientist

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #59223 |
Posted Earlier this month

Global Ecommerce Client in the St. Petersburg Fl area is seeking a Data Scientist to join them on a long term contract engagement with the potential for full time.

Responsibilities and Skills: 

  • Advanced SQL skills and is comfortable operating with relational data models and structure
  • Advanced skills with NoSQL databases and can interact with large amounts of data stored in a Hadoop environment.Is capable of accessing data via a variety of API/RESTful services
  • Advanced programming skills in either R, Python, or similar analytical language
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux and Bash. Can interact with the OS at the command line and create shell scripts to automate workflows
  • Experience with state of the art techniques such as AI and Deep Learning
  • Advanced knowledge of Apache Spark
  • Intermediate knowledge of cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
  • Intermediate understanding of software development and collaboration, including experience with tools such as Git
  • Excellent data visualization skills, is able to determine the appropriate visualization for a variety of data types and create compelling stories with data
  • An advanced understanding of supervised and unsupervised learning techniques including variable selection, feature engineering, model generation, model diagnostics, and deployment
  • Excellent statistical skills that are grounded in a thorough understanding of testing and frequentist/Bayesian methodologies
  • A proven track record of leading successful projects and driving measurable, viable results using Data Science techniques

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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