Data Scientist

Ascent Services Group
Ascent Services Group

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  • Post Date: 23 August 2020
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Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email for any questions Data Scientist Location: Pleasanton, CA (Remote to start) 6 month contract with possible extension Qualifications: 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical model Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets. Experience working with and creating data architectures. Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development. Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks. Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams. A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques. Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc. Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc. Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, , etc. Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc. Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc. Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc. Master’s degree or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field preferred Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email for any questions

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