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Data Scientist

Rate $80,000 per project
Location New York, NY United States (On-site)
Type of project IT & Software Data Science
Duration 40 hours
Education required Masters
Years of experience Less than 2 years
Deadline April 30, 2016
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
- Developing predictive models in the area of marketing
- Understanding business problems and translating it into data mining problems
- Applying techniques such as clustering, classification and association
- Web analytics, Data mining techniques application for large data.
- The key personnel shall also demonstrate experience using advanced analytic techniques such as modern econometric methods, multivariate statistical analysis, clustering and segmentation, experimental design, optimization and text analytics.
- Predictive models to improve advertiser campaign performance
- Machine learning models for categorizing web pages and content
- Fraud detection & automated ranking content quality

- MS in Analytics or Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations research, Financial Engineering or related field.
- Experience using packages such as EXCEL, STATA, MATLAB, SAS, R, Python, Mathematica, Perl, Oracle 11g, SQL.
- Strong problem solving skills are a must! This is primarily a problem-solving job
- Programming skills SAS, R, Python.
- Experience/Interest in machine learning, data mining, and predictive analysis
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and with a team
- Experience with natural language processing
- Experience in building production machine learning systems using big data
- Experience with open-source tools (Hadoop/Pig/Hive, Mahout, R, Weka, etc.)
- Experience in data visualization and presentation
- Experience in Digital Advertising

Work Authorization Status:
- US Citizens and Permanent Residents
- Any EAD including H4, J2, L2
- F1-OPT/CPT; E-Verified and Support for OPT Extensions
- H1 Visa and GC sponsorship
- TN Visa for Canadian Citizens
- E3 Visa for Australian Citizens


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