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Data Scientist in Plano, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

  • A data scientist spends long hours collecting and analyzing data to spot trends and help a company face the challenges of an evolving customer base and changing marketplace.

  • Identifies unique opportunities to collect new data.

  • Designs new processes and builds large, complex data sets.

  • Strategizes new uses for data and its interaction with data design.

  • Locates new data sources, analyzes statistics and implements quality procedures.

  • Performs data studies of new and diverse data sources.

  • Finds new uses for existing data sources.

  • Conducts statistical modeling and experiment design.

  • Discovers "stories" told by the data and presents them to other scientists and business managers.

  • Tests and validates predictive models.

  • Builds web prototypes and performs data visualization.

  • Conducts scalable data research on and off the cloud.

  • Implements automated processes for efficiently producing scale models.

  • Designs, modifies and builds new data processes.

  • Generates algorithms and creates computer models.

  • Collaborates with database engineers and other scientists.

  • Implements new or enhanced software designed to access and handle data more efficiently.

  • Trains the data management team on new or updated procedures.

Required Skills

  • Good Understanding of Machine Learning Algorithms like Artificial Neural Nets, Random Forest, Clustering

  • Good Understanding of Basic Statistics Modeling - Linear regression, Logistic regression etc.

  • Programming Skills: R, Python, SQL, & NoSQL, Java, Big Data Tools like Hive, Spark etc.

  • Agile Delivery: Continuous Integration and Delivery.

  • Team Player and Good Story Teller

  • Critical thinking skills with ability to relate to product - service

  • Studies related to data sciences - data mining

  • Think and research creatively

  • Organizational Skills