Role: Data Scientist

Type: Contract

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Projected duration: 6 months+

THESE ARE THE SKILLS YOU WILL NEED IN YOUR TOOLBOX:

  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently and meet publishing deadlines

  • High attention to detail and ability adhere to strict deadlines and quality requirements

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Comprehensive Microsoft office skills including advanced formulas and macros

  • Ability to use creative problem solving and analytical skills to develop effective solutions for problems

  • Adapts to change and seeks technologies and methods to improve tools, processes and products

  • Smart and curious

  • Ability to communicating ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate individuals

  • Strong communicator of complex concepts and analysis, able to handle a variety of audience knowledge levels.

  • Understanding of and ability to apply design thinking and principles of user experience design to analytic storytelling.

  • Strong communicator of complex concepts and analysis, able to handle a variety of audience knowledge levels.

  • Understanding of and ability to apply design thinking and principles of user experience design to analytic storytelling.

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, while also working well with and within teams

  • Advanced proficiency in R and/or Python programming, including machine learning and data visualization tools (Scikit-learn, R packages for machine learning & statistical learning, Matplotlib, RShiny, ggplot, knitr, plotly, d3.js).

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, while also working well with and within teams

  • Advanced proficiency in R and/or Python programming, including machine learning and data visualization tools (Scikit-learn, R packages for machine learning & statistical learning, Matplotlib, RShiny, ggplot, knitr, plotly, d3.js).

     

LET US KNOW IF YOU ALSO HAVE:

  • Proficiency in Tableau, Qlikview, or Power BI supplements but does not replace proficiency with open source tools (Python or R).

  • Proficiency with databases (one or more of: SQL, Access, MongoDB, graph databases)

THIS IS WHAT YOU MUST BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Bachelors degree in Data Science, Business Analytics, Statistics, Quantitative Social Science, or similar quantitative program which includes machine learning and data storytelling/data visualization

  • Three years of experience working as a Data Scientist

 

WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING (PREFERRED, NOT REQUIRED):

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Data Science, Business Analytics, Statistics, Quantitative Social Science, or similar quantitative program which includes machine learning and data storytelling/data visualization

  • Demonstrated experience gathering and understanding data, processing it, extracting value from it, visualizing it and communicating it.

  • Experience consulting to understand business problems/opportunities and translating needs into analytic projects.

  • Experience managing the analytic project life-cycle.

  • Experience developing different types of visualizations, including narrative editorially-guided visualizations, visualizations for interactive data exploration, dashboards, and visualizations supporting time series analysis methods.

  • Experience using data science methods related to data architecture, data munging, data and feature engineering, and predictive analytics.

Please apply via email. Send your resume to sandeep@macroscoping.com

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