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Sr. Data Scientist

Durham, NC 27701

Posted: 03/06/2024 Industry: BI/Data Job Number: 38327

Job Description

Are you an experienced Sr. Data Scientist If so, let’s talk!

Our client is actively seeking a talented Sr. Data Scientist located in Pleasanton, CA or Durham NC. This is a 6-month contract with opportunity to extend.  If you enjoy using Python and SQL regularly for data science work, this is the role for you!

This position is a hybrid opportunity for 2-3 days in the office.

Overview:

We are looking for a passionate Data Scientist to join our team and help us build the future of forecasting and business planning. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and deploying forecasting models using a variety of techniques, including machine learning, statistics, and data mining. You will also be responsible for designing and implementing data pipelines to collect, clean, and prepare data for forecasting models. Forecasting team would drive this transformation through embedding predictive analytics and data science capabilities into the global decisions, empowering business units with scalable, reusable models. This position reports to Associate Director, Enterprise Analytics.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Deliver end-to-end analytics and data science solutions from idea conception through planning, requirements, design, development, testing, production, and deployment/business process integration
  • Oversee the solution's ML Ops from a model standpoint, own the management of data & model drift
  • Retrain the models regularly, upgrade the models and associated technical pipelines, such as addition of signals or adaptation of the models to a change in input source / format
  • Do first line and second line model maintenance incl. advanced debugging whenever necessary; coordinate with engineers for specialized back-end and UI upgrades / debugging
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders/SMEs throughout product solution lifecycle to ensure requirements are met and solutions are fully integrated in business processes to deliver value
  • Evaluate existing and new data science tools and techniques, lead the development of data science best practices across the enterprise
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, or related quantitative disciplines (Master's degree preferred)
  • Python experience is required
  • 5+ years of overall data science experience
  • 3+ years business experience in a Data Science or Advanced Analytics role in the industry (must have demonstrated working with business units)
  • Deep understanding and experience with advanced statistics, time series forecasting, machine-learning models, best practice application of data science in a business context (e.g., back-testing & piloting), model architecture, and use cases
  • Experience in data management, e.g., wrangling, extraction, normalization
  • Ability to build industrialized data pipelines
  • Ability to navigate, collaborate and deliver production-grade code in a complex industrialized code base
  • Experience with standard SDLC process and DevOps including version-control (GitHub/SVN) and CI/CD
  • Experience using business intelligence tools like Power BI / Tableau
  • Good communication and presentation skills: ability to synthesize, simplify, and explain complex problems to different audiences across functions and levels; ability to convey insight through storytelling
  • Strong project management skills to stay on top of the timelines and deliverables
  • Autonomy and creativity with an ability to design suitable technical solutions to solve business problems
Preferred qualifications:
  • Proficiency in SQL / R / Scala. Knowledge of big data framework like Spark is an asset
  • Experience in Azure and Databricks
  • Understanding of design and architecture principles
Job Requisition # 38327
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A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $77.00 - $82.00 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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