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Data Scientist (Consulting)

Job Title: Data Scientist (Consulting)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York City
Salary: 150000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DSConsult1
Contact Name: Mia Monaghan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

My client, a company founded by Artificial Intelligence visionaries and Machine Learning experts in 2013 are looking for a Data Scientist to join their fast-growing team in New York City. This is a client-facing postition. Previous exprience in a consulting role will really help although this position is still full-time. 

  • Offices in New York (approx 30) , London, Singapore, and Israel 
  • Product so groundbreaking it has been referred to as "science fiction" on multiple occasions
  • They have built a Research Engine that considers billions of possible hypotheses at scale. Their software scans massive amounts of data and sifts it through a range of clarifiers – equations, definitions sentiments, locations – to build the best predictive model with a measurable business goal in mind. As the data changes the model adapts using adaptive machine learning algorithms
  • PhD or Masters in Statistics, Computer Science or other quantitative field
  • 2+ years of professional experience in Data Science
  • Programming skills (Python, SQL, Scala, Java)
  • Client facing experience (you must have excellent presentation and communication skills)
  • Experience with large datasets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop, Spark)
  • Experience with statistical tools or packages (R / RapidMiner / Scikit)
  • Solve various problems and make a true impact across unlimited domains and industries (Financial Risk, Health, E-commerce, Marketing, Oil & Gas Exploration etc.)
  • Translate complex data into meaningful insights
  • Partner with their customers’ Data Science teams, helping them optimize their use of the platform
Salary is very competitive - paying up to 150k