Senior Data Scientist

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Location: California

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Legion Technologies is looking for a Data Scientist who will join our data science team. The ideal candidate has built time series forecasting models in the past. S/he must have strong experience using a variety of data mining, data analysis and machine learning methods, using a variety of data tools, building, implementing and evaluating models, using and creating algorithms and building forecasting and predictive models.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the leadership on current solutions and initiate new approaches.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Building competitive predictive models.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and accuracy.

Qualifications:

  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python) and ability to build machine learning models in these languages.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their advantages and drawbacks for different solutions.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • We're looking for someone with 2-5 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Master's or PhD. in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
    • Coding knowledge and experience with python.
    • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees.
    • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ.
    • Familiar with: Redshift, S3, Spark.
    • Familiar with deep learning techniques such as RNN, LSTM, GRU.
    • Familiar with Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL.

Legion is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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