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Data Scientist - New York Cities, NYC
Ref No.: 17-00433
Location: New York Cities, New York
Job Title : Data Scientist
Location : New York Cities, NYC
Rate : DOE (on W2)
Position Type : Contract
Interview : Phone

Job Description

Technical / Analytical Skills:
  • Excellent understanding and experience with application of machine learning concepts and techniques (linear/logistic regression, clustering, classification, PCA, Naive Bayes, association rules, Collaborative Filtering, recommendation techniques etc)
  • Experience with regression techniques for modeling the relationship between an output variable and several input variables
  • Experience with Big Data technologies
  • Experience with visualization tools like Tableau
  • Experience creating interface specification documents, attribute mapping documents, functional specifications
  • Experience with web scraping
  • Experience with Text Matching applications

Nice to have:
  • Understanding of regulatory guidelines (CCAR, Basel) around Model Risk Management
  • Working knowledge of various Fixed Income and Equities products, for example Derivatives, FX and Cash Equities

Essential Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Python, R, SQL, Hive, Spark

Functional Responsibilities:
  • Work on all aspects of software development life cycle following agile methodologies.
  • Work with business analyst and users to gather requirements, perform analysis, design, application implementation, testing and assist in deployment.
  • Lead in design and development of cloud based enterprise RESTful web services using Microsoft .NET frameworks, C# and associate technologies.
  • Work with cloud base services using Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services platforms.
  • Develop front end portal using AngularJS/JavaScript.
  • Work with different data sources including Data Lake backend.
  • Design and develop relational databases including SQL Server or Oracle. Write complex store procedures with fast performance.
  • Learn new technologies if requested.