• Location: New York, New York
  • Salary: $135000 - $185000 per annum + 401K, PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 15th Aug, 2019
  • Reference: 08152019BT

Data Scientist - New York City


Location: New York City


Technology: Azure Big Data


Job Type: Full Time Permanent


Date Posted: August 15, 2019



Responsibilities:


My client has a growing Data Science team consisting of data scientists who develop best-in-class approaches and models to solve complex business problems using Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics.


You will be an integral part of the project teams working to drive top-line growth for our clients. You will be responsible for the core components of the model development process, from data wrangling / pre-processing to Machine Learning model development, testing, and implementation. Throughout this process, you will also gather and communicate meaningful data insights to your project team.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Data wrangling, cleaning, and pre-processing

  • Conducting exploratory data analysis and communicating insights through clear descriptions and visualizations

  • Developing, testing, and implementing Machine Learning/Azure Machine Learning models

  • Conducting research on recent developments in machine learning and AI, with a focus on topics related to pricing, sales, and marketing

  • Being a topic expert on Machine Learning and AI for your project team, enabling strong project planning and team performance



Basic Qualifications:



  • Experience with Machine Learning or Azure Machine Learning and statistical modelling techniques

  • Strong programming skills in R and/or Python

  • Experience applying advanced analytics and Machine Learning to solve business problems

  • Experience with data visualization software / libraries (Tableau, PowerBI, Matplotlib)


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Implementation experience with Machine Learning models and applications

  • Knowledge of cloud-based Machine Learning engines (Azure)

  • Experience with large scale data processing tools (Spark, Hadoop, etc.)

  • Ability to query and program databases (SQL, No SQL)

  • Experience with distributed ML frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)

  • Familiarity with collaborative software tools (Git, Jira, etc.)

  • Experience with user interface libraries / applications (Shiny, Django, etc.)

  • Domain expertise in pricing, demand forecasting, or time-series data


Benefits:



  • Unlimited PTO

  • Regular in-office social events, happy hours, etc.

  • 401K + 7% Match

  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits

  • Open vacation policy

  • Gym Membership

  • Uber Membership

  • Free Breakfast/Lunch daily

  • Bonus [15-20%]


If you or someone you know is interested in this position, please send your resume directly to b.toth@nigelfrank.com or call (Brittany Toth) 212-731-8282. My client is looking to start the interview process as soon as possible.


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