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Data Scientist

Contract Position in Kennesaw, Georgia

Post Date: 11/07/2019

Rate: Not Specified

Education Level: Bachelors

Reference: Job # 175166


Position: Data Scientist 

Location Kennesaw, GA

Duration: 12 Months

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Data Scientist provides merchandizing, sales, and marketing teams with the capabilities of delivering personalized ecommerce experience. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are essential for interpreting data.

Responsibilities

Required Experience:

Desired Experience:

Professional Skills:

Education:

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Data Scientist

Contract Position in Kennesaw, Georgia

Job Overview

Post Date

11/07/2019

Rate

Not Specified

Education Level

Bachelors

Reference

Job # 175166

Position: Data Scientist 

Location Kennesaw, GA

Duration: 12 Months

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Data Scientist provides merchandizing, sales, and marketing teams with the capabilities of delivering personalized ecommerce experience. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are essential for interpreting data.

Responsibilities

  • Collect/refine/cleansing source data include but not limit to: order transactions/obligations, marketing campaigns, customer profile, and product taxonomy.
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcome.
  • Mine and analyze data to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business initiatives.
  • Apply machine learning capabilities to define/develop recommendation framework.
  • Develop A/B testing framework and test model quality.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and measure model performance and data accuracy.
  • Evaluating new technologies, data scientist tooling, learn and master new technologies and techniques. 
  • Collaborate with development team to standardize/collect key analytical matrix.
  • Maintain big data ecosystems.

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge of data mining
  • 2-5 years of experience as a Data Scientist
  • 2-5 years of R programming experience
  • 2-5 years of experience with SQL database
  • Knowledge of big data stack.
  • Working experience with Hadoop

Desired Experience:

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc, and their real world drawbacks and advantages.
  • Good applied statistics knowledge, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good programming and scripting skills.
  • Experience with data scientist toolkit include Scala, Spark, NumPy, Matlab.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig.
  • Experience with streaming processing like Kafka
  • Experience with BI tools like Tableau.

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to work accurately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to work comfortably under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize and work multiple tasks and exceeds deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and with a group on various on-going projects simultaneously.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers (management, co-workers, vendors and customers.)
  • Ability to operate an automobile or arranged transportation to meet demands of the position.
  • Ability to concentrate for extended periods of time.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to carry out instructions furnished in both oral and written form
  • Ability to plan and organize time and projects efficiently.
  • Ability to exchange and furnish information requiring detailed explanations and maintain active discussions with customers and other work groups.
  • Ability to act in an ethical, honest and professional manner at all times.
  • Desire to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant work experience.

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