Technical Consultant


San Mateo, CA

8 - 10 years

Posted 211 days ago

  by    Salman Arif

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*        Primary focus is to apply data mining techniques and build high quality predictive analytics systems through statistical analysis.

*        Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis.

*        Data mining using state-of-the-art methods

*        Analyzing company?s data and extend it to third party sources as 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 concise and clear manner

*        Creating automated predictive systems and constant tracking of its performance.

*        Analyze traditional Data sources and Big Data to provide insight across organization.

*        Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends

*        Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific problems across the organization.

*        Researches and recommends alternatives, methods and techniques and proactively seeks out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems.

*        Maintains high level of expertise through familiarity with research literature and applies appropriately to development/POC projects.

Skills and Qualifications

*        Master?s Degree in Statistics, Applied Math or related field

*        Minimum 7 to 10 years of experience in advanced analytical / Data Science.

*        Excellent understanding of statistical algorithms and machine learning techniques.

*        Experience with common data science toolkits, such as SAS, R etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable.

*        Possesses strong communication (both verbal and technical) and interpersonal skills to communicate objectives, recommendations and findings aside from strong planning and organizational skills.

*        Experience with data visualization tools.

*        Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig.

*        Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase.

*        Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills.

*        Good scripting and programming skills, such as Python

*        Data-oriented personality.

*        Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills.

$150K - $180K