Data Scientist

If you are motivated by the challenge of building elegant solutions for very complex projects, we really want to meet you!

Data Scientist

We are growing our development team in St Louis, MO, and we are searching for an experienced data scientist who cares deeply about craftsmanship and quality.

Responsibilities

  • Apply basic computer science principles (e.g., search, retrieval, concurrency, recursion, matching, databases) and build APIs and/or web applications to scrape data and build exploratory models that showcase and integrate research into existing pipelines
  • Perform appropriate statistical analyses and derive keen insights using experimental design techniques on datasets of any size
  • Embrace the science part of data science and apply your expertise to domains of all shapes and containing all kinds of data, including image, GPS, clickstream, text, financial, and more
  • Comfortably apply your command of mathematics (linear algebra, Markov models, calculus), Bayesian and Frequentist probability philosophies, and a variety of data visualization methods to derive and convey your hypotheses
  • Apply regression methods, classification algorithms, clustering algorithms, and other tools to machine learning (feature learning, supervised and unsupervised methods) situations
  • Effectively convey hypotheses and ideas to client business leaders, or communicate your ideas in such a way that an OCI decision-maker can sell it to clients

Requirements

Must Haves:

  • Master's Degree with 2+ years studying Statistics or Machine Learning
  • 2+ concurrent years of software development experience
  • Proven data wrangling/munging experience
  • Work portfolio (public GitHub repository, home website, blog posts) and referrals
  • Experience in an Agile environment, preferably working with SCRUM and PODS
  • Technical Skills: Programming/Maths/Statistics
    • Python
    • R
    • Java variant
    • C++
    • Scala
    • Torch7
    • Julia
    • (If R, Julia, or Torch7, you must be able to scale algorithms up.)
  • Technical Skills: Databases
    • MySQL
    • Postgres
    • MongoDB
    • SQLite
    • Neo4j
    • Apache Giraph
    • Hadoop (or any other distributed platform)
    • or any basic SQL or NoSQL variant
  • Systematic Experimental Design
    • A/B testing
    • Controlling variables
    • Control and test group selection
    • Hypothesis testing
    • SMART experiments

Nice to Haves:

  • Ph.D.
  • Experience using matrix manipulations
  • Ability to explain the significance of Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
  • AI and Neural Net experience
  • Reinforcement Learning knowledge (e.g., Q-Learning, TD-Learning, Genetic Algorithms)
  • Presentation-building and delivery skills
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment, such as a startup

Details

Position Type:

Full-Time

Compensation:

Competitive salary plus benefits

Location:

12140 Woodcrest Executive Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141

Please send resumes to aaron@objectcomputing.com

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