Data Scientist

Kforce Technology
Job Overview

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce’s client in Stamford, CT is seeking an experienced Data Analyst/Data Scientist. Summary: This person will discover insights in the vast set of data in the various data warehouses. They will package, describe, and communicate these insights to our business leaders in order to help the organization make the best operational and strategic decisions. They will make an impact by using their passion for data and analysis to generate actionable insights that will be used to improve the business. The successful incumbent will be experienced and skilled at interpreting data, translating into actionable observations, and sharing with business leaders. This is a great opportunity for an experienced data analyst to continue to build their advanced analytics skills. Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Discover insights hidden in multiple BI data warehouses
  • Directly contribute to all phases of the analytics life-cycle with hands-on execution
  • Survey varied data sources in relational databases, Hadoop, flat files, and external sources for analytic relevance
  • Execute the full-scope of advanced analytic techniques
  • Perform problem formulation, requirements analysis, and planning
  • Responsible for data surveying, profiling, and pre-processing
  • Synthesize appropriate recommendations for action and changes
  • Help explain techniques and tools used to a broad set of business-intelligence, data, and analytics professionals with varied backgrounds
  • Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or other quantitatively focused field
  • 7+ years of Data Analysis experience
  • 5+ years of Statistical Analysis experience
  • 5+ years of SQL & R Programming experience
  • Advanced ability to combine, summarize, and interpret data
  • Advanced logical and analytic skills
  • Advanced skills and experience with SQL (required) and R (desired) (including relevant packages)
  • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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