Akraya Inc.

Machine Learning Engineer: 21-06177

Job description

Skills: Data Analytics, machine learning, SQL, Python
Job Title: Machine Learning Engineer
Type : w2
Duration: about 3-4 months- depending on candidate performance and business needs, could be chance for extension-no guarantees
Location: 100% Remote. Manager prefers to the worker to be in EST timezone . But if they are in PST timezone and can work EST, that'll be ok as well.

Job Role:
The Data science contractor will be working on analytics projects critical in the creation, delivery and maintenance of advanced executive analyses and tools ensuring the analyses are meeting the highest quality standards to meet the ever-changing requirements of the business stakeholders. The ideal candidate would be in their last year of bachelor or master degree in one of the following fields: Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Business Administration

Responsibilities:
  • The Data science contractor would be tasked with solving a real-life business problem that requires processing/analyzing TBs of data and handling variety of data sources
  • The work is organized as a project with clear deliverable and timeline
  • The Data science contractor would collaborate with other team members who would provide support and mentoring
  • The Data science contractor would proactively investigate, report, and where possible, address data quality issues
  • Clearly defining the requirements from stakeholders and Product managers and translate them into actionable tasks and architecture
  • Define and collaborate with different peer teams to deploy and maintain Machine Learning models

Required Skills:
  • Excellent in command of the English language
  • Experience with SQL, ideally Postgres
  • Excellent knowledge of at least one programming language, ideally Python or R
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis and techniques: Classification analysis (Decision trees, Random Forest, GBM, Linear and Logistic regression analysis, ANOVA, Hypothesis testing, Cluster analysis, PCA)
  • Practical experience with operationalizing of Machine learning models
  • Good understanding of API development and data pipelining
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Data Science

Preferred Skills:
  • Understanding of data engineering and data models
  • Knowledge with Natural Language Processing
  • Understanding of different model performance metrics and hyperparameters optimization
  • Business Acumen, ability to translate business needs into a set of workable, specific requirements

To follow up with any questions please contact Srujana @ 408-907-7674

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.

Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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