Data Scientist

Reference:

VAC-4

Sector:

Data Science

Salary:

Salary negotiable

Benefits:

unlimited vacation

Town/City:

NewYork

Contract Type:

Contract

Seeking experienced DataScientist that has 1-3 years of professional experience focusing on machine learning, classification models, python development, and java development or equivalent object oriented language. This position is based out of our New York, NY office and requires travel within the USA.

Focussed coding the future of commerce with a leading platform powered by artificial intelligence and big data. Founded and developed by data scientists and aerospace engineers, there is one critical mission: make commerce safe. The world’s largest banks, payment providers and retailers use machine learning technology to manage risks associated with banking and shopping, whether it’s in person, online or via mobile devices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Build prototypes for our clients based on the companies solution
  • Implement machine learning algorithm into our client’s data feeds
  • Work with the the client to explore their data and better understand it
  • Work independently and own parts of specific projects or the entire project
  • Support your answers and findings with appropriate statistical techniques and methods
  • Contribute to the team knowledge by keeping up with the state-of-the-art in machine learning applied to our domains

Required Qualifications

  • MSc in CS, ECE, Engineering, or Stats
  • You have strong experience with Python specifically statistical and visualization libraries
  • You have experience with java object oriented development
  • You have experience with applying machine learning techniques to predictive modeling
  • Experience with extracting insights from raw data and transforming into useful features
  • Experience with big data platforms such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark
  • Experience with Hive, Pig, MySQL, and/or Postgres
  • Experience with feature design and classification models

Nice to have qualifications

  • Previous research experience in Machine Learning is a big plus

Travel Requirements

Initial project travel breakdown

First 6 months: 80% onsite at the client location within the USA (Rotating schedule of 4 weeks onsite at client location, 1 week at the New York, NY office)Until project ends: 25% onsite at the client location within the USA (Rotating schedule of 2 weeks onsite at client location, 6 weeks at the New York, NY office)

All subsequent project travel breakdown

  • Initial 2 months: 75% onsite at the client location within the USA (Rotating schedule of 3 weeks onsite at client location, 1 week at the New York, NY office)
  • Until project ends: 25% onsite (Rotating schedule of 2 weeks onsite at client location, 6 weeks at the New York, NY Office office)

Benefits include

  • Unlimited vacation policy – work hard and take time when you need it
  • Medical/dental/vision
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers