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Data Scientist
Ref No.: 17-00279
Location: Santa Clara
Start Date / End Date: 12/30/1899 to 12/30/1899
Hello,
 
We are currently looking for a Data Scientist to work in Santa Clara, CA.  6+ month contract and will have a good chance of extending beyond that.  If you are currently interested or know anyone interested please email your word copy resume to william@itavalon.com .
 
Data Scientist
We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us Client the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products. For example, products that automate scoring using machine learning techniques, build recommendation systems, develop internal A/B testing procedures, or build system for automated fraud detection.
Responsibilities
Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
Skills and Qualifications
Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
Great communication skills
Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
Proficiency in using query languages such as SAS, SQL, Hive, Pig
Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
Good scripting and programming skills such as SAS/SQL
Any experience with Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning is helpful
Data-oriented personality
Masters Required.
 
William Blankenship
william@itavalon.com  
916.997.0741
550 Harvest Park Drive, Suite B
Brentwood, CA 94513