Jr. Data Scientist - Analytics

Location: Remote

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Junior Data Scientist: Candidates should have at least 5+ years of work experience, preferably in both startup and large company environments. We are looking for the following skills and titles: data visualization, UX/UI design, software product management (sometimes called solutions management), data strategy, general strategic consulting, project and program management, data visualization, data science & analytics, Looker and Tableau dashboard development experience, engineering, DevOps, quality assurance, data cleaning & mapping, python programming, full stack engineering, front end development, AWS, GCP, account executives, SaaS churn analysis, and Google Slides presentation design (especially with data like the charts we make).

Role Summary: Using your deep curiosity and desire to learn, you will focus on analytics and perform a variety of tasks related to cleaning and exploring new datasets, uncovering useful trends and observations in the data, while keeping in mind the business context and goals specific to the Client.

Acorn Analytics is a data science consultancy that helps clients of varying degrees of data maturity harness the power in their data to drive smarter decision making. We are proactive communicators, upfront and candid!

Using your attention to detail and pride in your work, you will be responsible for:

  • Exploratory data analysis (EDA)
  • Quality assurance
  • Reviewing and refactoring code
  • Writing scripts in python that will be run on AWS
  • Aggregating and analyzing metrics
  • Creating tables and figures that will be utilized in reports to Client or on Client dashboard
  • Creating Google Slides presentation decks
  • Creating written content describing findings
  • Internal and Client-facing zoom calls
  • Working closely and communicating with Project Lead

You will communicate with Dev Ops, Data Science Project Lead(s), and the Director of Fulfillment on a regular basis, and will grow towards becoming independently Client-facing.

Technical must-haves include:

  • Comfortable in python, proficient with pandas, matplotlib, performing exploratory data analysis, writing functions
  • Familiarity using Stack Exchange/Overflow as a technical resource
  • Experience with Jupyter Notebooks
  • Experience with git

Team/interpersonal must-haves include:

  • Excellent communication (written, oral); comfortable asking questions and being upfront with areas of lower competence
  • Proactive communicator; Be upfront/candid with any challenges
  • Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Stellar work ethic, takes pride in work
  • Deeply curious with a hunger to learn, enjoys thoroughly understanding, growing, and asking questions; independent thinker
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills
  • Knows how to communicate to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Ability to efficiently execute against a set of projects/tasks
  • Able to troubleshoot independently, and identify when outside help is needed when roadblocks are hit
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, small startup environment

This role typically has a BS/BA in STEM field or related discipline and/or equivalent with 2 years of related work experience, or a Masters/PhD.

Acorn provides valuable and actionable insights into organizations' raw data. We learn what is actually driving customer behavior so that engagement and loyalty are increased. We understand with data-driven precision what happened, why it happened, and what is likely to happen in the future. You will work with an engaging and dedicated team that are truly passionate about the work they do!

As a part-time contractor, you will be working 10-15 hours/week.
This is a Telecommute/Work from Home position.

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