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15 Nov 2016

Freelance Revenue Forecasting

Eastern Valley Limited – Posted by upwardreview Anywhere

Job Description

We have a dataset of >1 million products with monthly decreasing revenues. We are looking for a data scientist with forecasting experience to help predict the revenues by product. We have between 3 months and 3 years of data for each product. We have a multitude of variables for each product. I am a finance person so not acquainted with r programming or statistical tools but can assess the desired outcome. We have IT resources to prepare the data in an exportable format or API. There will be some learning curve for understanding the data and my understanding of what/how the deliverable should be presented. So it will be iterative. Our objective is to have a first crude analysis quickly <10 days and then a longer deep dive of 6-8 weeks. We are looking preferably for someone on North American time zone but anywhere globally is ok.

How to Apply

  1. Please describe what forecasting experience you have done?
  2. Please describe projects you have worked on with non-data scientists?
  3. Please describe your availability and work style.
  4. What tools would you consider using?
  5. How would you propose presenting this to a non-data scientists to be able to understand/work with the results?
  6. Expected payment terms

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Freelance. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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