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Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Data Scientist

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Location: Pleasanton, CA
Job Code: 187498
Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Description:

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leading American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Data Scientist for our client in the Healthcare domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits, exciting challenges, and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

 

Duration: 6 Months Contract

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Compensation: Market Rates

 

Role: Data Scientist

 

Primary Skills: Technical Support

 

Role Description: The Data Scientist would need to have at least 5+ years of experience.

 

Qualifications for Data Scientist:

- Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

- 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.

- 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.

- 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Masters or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools: Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.

 

Top Daily Responsibilities:

- Support Data-Science and other analytics as needed.

- Develop SQL queries and data sets

- Develop business and client facing reports

 

Skills a Top Candidate Should Have:

- Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.

- Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ, etc.

- Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.

- Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, 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.

 

Desired Skills:

- Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

- 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.

- 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.

- Experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models; Masters or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with software.

 

Soft Skills:

- Excellent Communication Skills.

- Ability to work with business to gather report requirements

- Team player.

 

Education: Master’s degree/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent             

Experience: Minimum 5+ years

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: N/A

Local Preferred: Yes

 

Recruiter Name: Tarun Garg

Recruiter Phone: 877-884-8834 (Ext: 2188)

 

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