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6 Mar 2015

Full-Time Senior Data Scientist (over $100K/year)

Concur – Posted by Jesper Lind Bellevue, Washington, United States

Job Description

Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR) is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur’s easy-to-use cloud-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur® Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers and solution partners to access and extend Concur’s T&E cloud. Concur is trusted by thousands of companies in more than 100 countries and reaches millions of employees worldwide.We are looking for an energetic, creative, and smart data scientist to join our Bellevue Data Science team.  If you love data this team could be for you. The team is building applications and services that leverage big data, machine learning, and predictive analytics.  We work on recommendation engines, auto classifiers, prediction algorithms and many other cutting edge data science projects. Our services wow our customers, help streamline web and mobile applications, and aid Concur to scale its business operations.  
We are looking for candidates who:

  • Enjoy using your creative and quantitative skills to find new insights from big data
  • Build complex data systems that make people say, wow that is cool!
  • Stay on the cutting edge of Big Data and Data Science
  • Collaborate with an international team to deliver global solutions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Math, or similar quantitative field
  • 3+ years of professional experience with machine learning, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, time series analysis, and/or customer segmentation
  • Strong data discovery and analysis skills
  • Experience with big data using technologies like Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL and/or traditional relational databases
  • Experience with statistical software packages &/or machine learning tools (R, Matlab, SPSS, SAS, SciPy, Mahout, Torch)
  • Experience with a variety of relevant languages (Java or C#, Scala, Python, Pig, SQL) preferably on Linux

Exceptional Candidates Will Also Have the Following:

  • Business experience with common machine learning models (Decision trees, Linear models, Naïve Bayes, Neural Nets)
  • Business experience with data visualization (ggplot2, d3)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum
  • Familiarity with software as a service, API development
  • Familiarity with standard software development practices (source control, unit testing, code reviews, automation, performance monitoring)
  • Master’s or PhD in a relevant quantitative field


Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.
Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization.  As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines.  This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives.  With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.
Concur is a SaaS company.  Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business.  The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ‘Leadership through innovation in everything we do’.   Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.
Confidentiality and our core value ‘Personal and corporate integrity’ are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.

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Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: git, hadoop, Hive, Java, machine learning, Pig, and r. Salaries: More than $100,000.

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