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Data Scientist - Plano, TX
Ref No.: 17-02589
Location: Plano, Texas
Job Title                    : Data Scientist
Location                    : Plano, TX
Position Type            : 
Contract
Salary                        : W2 or 1099
US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD, H4 EAD and TN (Not for H1b or OPT EAD.
No 3'rd party C2C.

Skills Required:
  • 10 + years of professional experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with Big data technology and analytics.
  • Experience in one or more languages (e.g., Python or Java).
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau.
  • Experience with applied data sciences techniques, including but not limited to, machine learning approaches and statistical modelin.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive.
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical software packages (e.g. SAS and R).
  • Understanding of Big Data tools (e.g., NoSQL DB, Hadoop, Hbase).
  • Understanding of data preparation and manipulation using Datameer tool.
  • Knowledge of SOA, IaaS, and Cloud Computing technologies, particularly in the AWS environment.
  • Experience with Hadoop/Hive, Spark and Scoop highly desirable.
  • Experience with continuous software integration, test and deployment.
  • Experience in agile software development paradigm (e.g., Scrum, Kanban).
  • The ability to work within a dynamic programmatic environment with evolving requirements and capability goals.
  • Self-motivated. Capable of working with little or no supervision.
  • Maintenance of up-to-date knowledge in the appropriate technical area.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.