Data Scientist

San Francisco Peninsula , CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/22/2015 Job ID: 9007 Industry: IT

Seeking an experienced data scientist to work with a small team of talented engineers and product people. As a data scientist, you should be able to process data from all sorts of data sources and be passionate about using data to derive models to capture user's behavior patterns. You must have hands-on engineering experience in processing large data set. You are able to communicate effectively with engineers and product managers in describing and visualizing data models. The ideal candidate is an experienced data scientist with engineering background in data processing.

Responsibilities

  • Research and develop methods for modeling user behavior patterns, user segmentation, and user interests based on user location information.
  • Research and develop methods for measuring and analyzing the quality of user location data detected by production system.
  • Design experiments to answer data analytics questions.

Requirements

  • MS/Ph.D in Computer Science, Statistics or Engineering.
  • 3+ years experience doing data quantitative analysis.
  • Basic understanding of statistical analysis.
  • Fluency in SQL and scripting languages (Python)
  • Familiar with MySQL and NoSQL storage (MongoDB)
  • Familiar with programming languages (Java)
  • Experience with a statistical package such as R, MATLAB, etc.
  • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop/Kafka) a plus.
  • Ability to draw conclusions from data and recommend actions.

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