Job Details

Data Scientist

San Francisco, CA | Contract

Job ID:

1214-005DS

Duration:

Short Term

Experience:

3-5 years

Career Level:

Senior Level

Compensation:

DOE

Industry:

Financial Services

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our organization is looking for Data Scientist who is experienced in python and machine learning to develop effective user interfaces on the company website and mobile apps released to the public. The successful candidate will work closely with our financial industry teams who is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. The Data Scientist will also be responsible for recommending, developing, and managing machine learning/statistical processes and tools.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models, analysis and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.
  • Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
  • Ability to tell data-driven stories.

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in statistics and machine learning applications, design of experiments
  • 5+ years’ experience of developing data science pipelines & workflows in Python, R or equivalent programming language.
  • Develop, maintain and transfer models in an open source architecture (Python/R/Hadoop/Spark).
  • Required to develop complex data queries, rigorous analytical and quantitative models and procedures.
  • Ability to tell data-driven stories
  • 4+ years of financial industry experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of web development tools and programming languages. AWS’s data driven insights penetration in the cloud computing market.
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems.

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Data Science or related field