Data Scientist Lead
Los Angeles, CA
Category : Information Technology
Location/City : CA - Los Angeles
Job Type : Contract
Salary Range : 130000.00 - 150000.00 per year (USD Contract)
Recruiter Name : Sean Pennel
Recruiter Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for a lead level data scientist who will help make our member experience extremely personalized and delightful with powerful data driven insights.
You will join the data science team at the very early stages of the company as our first data scientist and will have all the excitement and accountability that comes from joining a fast growing, well-funded, LA based startup
- Degree in quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, or equivalent)
- 3+ years of experience working in data science support teams working on recommendations, relationships, or connecting people to one another
- Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
- Excellent capability working and manipulating data and developing software application in programming languages such as Python
- Good communication skills with both technical and business people
- Experience designing/implementing machine learning algorithms tailored to particular business needs and tested on large datasets
- Experience in data mining and using databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
- Strong SQL and NoSQL foundations
- Superior verbal and written communication and presentation skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts.
Additional Skills Preferred:
- PostgreSQL , SQLite
- Java, C++, Visual Basic .NET or C#
- Object-relational database systems (ORDBMS)
- Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)