23 Apr 2014

Full-TimeData Scientist

SessionM – Posted by geraldatsessionmBoston, Massachusetts, United States

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Job Description

We are looking for talented Data Scientists to join our team.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide analytical insight into the network growth, performance and operation and inventory forecasting using appropriate statistical tools and data mining techniques.
  • Drive company efforts to optimize company offerings,.
  • Development and automation of the necessary reports and analysis. Development of programs and process to access and transform large volumes of data from internal and external systems in a manner suitable for analysis.
  • Development of statistical, mathematical and forecasting algorithms and procedures to grow the network in both video views and users.  Perform complex data analysis in support of ad-hoc and standing requests.
  • Develop programs to assemble necessary data and develop programs to analyze network tests.
  • Research new data sources and analytical tools; contribute to new product development and operational delivery and presentation.

1.1.1      Skills

  • Strong programming, graphing and database skills.  Preferably programming experience with Ruby, Java and R. Skilled in acquiring and transforming data: SQL, scripts and ETL. Experience with relational databases and large distributed systems, preferably MySQL, Cassandra and Hadoop/Hive.
  • Experience with data analysis, statistical, reporting and visualization tools  (Excel, R, etc….)
  • Experience with analyzing social networks (Facebook, Twitter,…)
  • Strong statistics, mathematics and analytics skills.  Skilled in statistical programing languages such SAS, R, etc… Experience with machine learning algorithms a plus. Candidate should have track record of using his/her math/stats background to solve challenging problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in bridging business analysis and technical development.
  • Strong diagnosis and insight skills, ability to find trends and patterns in data and explain them.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills.
  • Advanced degree in Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Computer Sciences.
  • 2-5 years in data analysis, data management and software development.
  • Demonstrated results orientation and follow-through.

Skills

  • Strong programming, graphing and database skills.  Preferably programming experience with Ruby, Java and R. Skilled in acquiring and transforming data: SQL, scripts and ETL. Experience with relational databases and large distributed systems, preferably MySQL, Cassandra and Hadoop/Hive.
  • Experience with data analysis, statistical, reporting and visualization tools  (Excel, R, etc….)
  • Experience with analyzing social networks (Facebook, Twitter,…)
  • Strong statistics, mathematics and analytics skills.  Skilled in statistical programing languages such SAS, R, etc… Experience with machine learning algorithms a plus. Candidate should have track record of using his/her math/stats background to solve challenging problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in bridging business analysis and technical development.
  • Strong diagnosis and insight skills, ability to find trends and patterns in data and explain them.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills.
  • Advanced degree in Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Computer Sciences.
  • 2-5 years in data analysis, data management and software development.
  • Demonstrated results orientation and follow-through.

    Experience

  • Advanced degree in Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Computer Sciences.
  • 2-5 years in data analysis, data management and software development.
  • Demonstrated results orientation and follow-through.

How to Apply

Please attach resume, and email application to:jobs@sessionm.comhttp://www.sessionm.com/about-us/jobs/  

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time.

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