Senior Data Scientist

  • 3+ years
Educational Background:
  • Engineering or Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Economics
Required Skills:
  • Project and Program Management
  • Strong problem solving skills – demonstrable quantitative skills in fundamentals of Mathematics or Statistics or Numerical Methods
  • Software development, analysis, design and testing
  • Programming skills across one or more languages – Java, C++
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience across Windows and Unix operating systems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
Preferred Skills:
  • Familiarity with database systems (SMP and/or MPP).
  • Scripting Languages – Unix Shell, Perl, Python
  • Unix administration, familiarity with Computer Network Management
  • Familiarity with statistical software such as SAS, R, Matlab, etc.
  • Machine learning: understand as well as develop new algorithms
  • Conceptual modelling: to be able to share and articulate modelling methods
  • Predictive modelling: most of the big data problems are towards being able to predict future outcomes
  • Data Visualization
Typical responsibilities include:
  • Supporting and enhancing current applications
  • Writing specifications
  • Developing new software and operating manuals
  • Testing the product to ensure that it operates satisfactorily
  • Training users
  • Handling customer support and feedback
  • Liaising with customers and partners