Our client Akamai Technologies, Inc is looking for a remote contract Data Scientist.
We are looking for a talented Data Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will be skilled at analyzing large data sets, recommending appropriate statistical tests and helping to design algorithms for leveraging data in real time.
Research and develop statistical models for data analysis and anomaly detection
Collaborate with the engineering team and management to understand the needs and propose solutions
Implement prototypes for real time algorithms
Recommend suitable architectures for scalable and performant deployments
About the Team
This team develops globally managed services that support our internal customers by distributing configuration changes quickly and safely throughout our network. This ‘behind-the-scenes’ team is in charge of developing, testing and supporting this highly available system serving numerous internal clients and interfacing with a variety of downstream systems.
Required Education and Experience:
MS/PhD in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
7+ years of relevant work experience in software development and data analysis
Experience in anomaly detection or machine learning, statistical analysis, and associated algorithms.
Background in data mining and statistical analysis
Experience with Python 3
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Self-motivated, highly responsible, able to work with little supervision.
Experience building scalable, production-grade distributed systems.
Experience with big data processing pipelines such as Hadoop and Spark
Experience with Elasticsearch and ELK.
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)