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Junior Data Scientist

Job Title: Junior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Industry:
Salary: 130000
REF: JDS01
Contact Name: Mia Monaghan
Contact Email: mia@intelletec.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

My client, a company founded by Artificial Intelligence visionaries and Machine Learning experts in 2013 are looking for a Junior Data Scientist to join their fast-growing team in New York City. 

This is a junior position and is open to those without any professional experience. In order to be considered you must have a completed PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or another quantitave field.

  • 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
Requirements:
  • PhD in Statistics, Computer Science or other quantitative field
  • Programming skills (Python, SQL, Scala, Java)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (this is a client facing role!)
  • Experience with large datasets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop, Spark)
  • Experience with statistical tools or packages (R / RapidMiner / Scikit)
Responsibilities:
  • 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 130k