Senior Data Scientist (US Only)

StayWell · Mar 5th 2018

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United States based applicants only please.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will support our technology, product, sales, leadership and marketing teams with insights gained from analyzing company data. The ideal candidate is adept at creating, consolidating and using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. Additionally, the candidate will lead a team of administrators and analysts to create and streamline data creation, retrieval and reporting goals. They must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. They must have a proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights. The candidate is also adept at creating corporate wide reporting and analysis using any and all telemetry data available. They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.

  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.

  • We're looking for someone with 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Master's or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:

  • Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java,

  • JavaScript, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.

  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ, etc.

  • Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.

  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.

  • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.

  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.

  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc.

**Education and/or Experience **  

5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Bachelor’s or Master's Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field.

United States based applicants only please.

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