Apex Systems, Inc Data Scientist (917339) in Greenwood Village, Colorado

I have a senior data scientist in Stamford, CT. Client is looking at a 9month extendable contract and possibly contract to perm. Unfortunately, theclient does not sponsor candidates that require current or future sponsorship.Top 3 things are SQL, Hive, and statistical modeling and deep learning(machine learning) Pay is very good also. If you are interested and a fitfor the role, please email dhofmann@apexsystems.com.Job Description:JOB SUMMARYAs part of this group, the Sr Data Scientist job is responsible forexecuting the full-scope of advanced analytic techniques with the objectivesof improving business processes, enhancing product personalization, andimproving customer retention through discovery of causal relationships,predictive analysis, and recommender systems. Additionally, role will alsobe responsible for developing experiments and metrics to test and monitorsystem improvements. This position requires a strong command of statisticaltechniques and machine learning algorithms, as well as a demonstratedpractical ability to determine where to invest time, synthesize actionablefindings across diverse assignments, and present findings to audiences withdiverse agendas and varying levels of technical expertise.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPlan, lead, and execute the complete analytics life-cycle for problemsolving, including:requirements gatheringproblem formulationdata groomingdata explorationmodel prototypingmodel validationalgorithm productionalizationSurvey varied data sources for analytic relevance, including:stream sourcedistributed file systemsrelational databasesflat filesexternal sourcesInterpret, synthesize and communicate results of analyses to effect actionand changes within the organizationCollaborate across teams to integrate analytic products with existingproduction architectures, develop execute and evaluate courses of action,and socialize resultsHelp teach and explain techniques and tools used to a broad set ofbusiness-intelligence, data, and analytics professionals with variedbackgroundsExercise thought leadership and discretion in tailoring the tools,approaches, and data used to meet the needs of the particular problemPerform other duties as requiredREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand EnglishStrong communication and presentation skillsExpert-level skills and experience with Python (preferred), R,Matlab, or other analytics languagesExperience with relational and NoSQL databasesExpert-level quantitative analysis skills including interpretation of modelresults, consideration of causality, treatment of multicollinearityBroad experience and solid theoretical foundation on the modeling processusing a variety of algorithmic techniques, including Machine Learning,NLP, Deep Learning, and Graph TheoryData pre-processing, exploratory data analysis using a variety of techniquesBasic understanding of data architecture, data warehouse and data martsExperience in the telecommunications industry, or two other consumer-basedindustriesDemonstrated ability and desire to continually expand skill set, and learnfrom and teach othersPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeExperience with BigData tools, particularly HIVE, Spark, SparkStreaming, and GraphXExperience with Linux based operating systemsExperience with advanced analytics libraries in python such as numpy,sci-kit learn, and pandasBackground with Cable systems and operationsKnowledge of other relevant techniques such as text analysis and text miningOperations-research background, in particular focused on large laboroperations such as field ops, technical support, and salesEducationAdvanced degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics,operations research or other quantitatively-focus fields+EEO Employer