Data Scientist

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Data Scientist

My client, a growth-stage startup are on the lookout for an experienced Data Scientist to form part of their core Data Science team and contribute towards the ongoing development of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning platforms and applications.

You will be a self-starter with a strong passion for excellence with top-notch data-wrangling and visualisation skills. You also need deep knowledge of the mathematical foundations of statistics and Machine Learning. Skills in optimal algorithms, data structures, and computational complexity would be a bonus.

  • Self-manage and contribute to R&D and productization activities including both internal projects and joint development projects
  • Architect and develop automated scalable data engineering and machine learning services
  • Take leadership in kick-starting, productizing, and continuously improving the platform’s existing, proposed, and future capabilities
  • Collaborate closely with product management, sales and marketing teams. Manage requirements and scope while delivering results
Skills YOU have:
  • Very strong product development mindset & problem solving skills
  • Self-motivation and can work independently or as a team player
  • Savvy, professional, ethical, and well developed interpersonal and team skills. Strong stakeholder/customer facing experience is a big plus
  • Ability to articulate business questions in the language of a data scientist and translate results into business recommendations

Additional eye catching experience:
  • Automated or semi-automated data wrangling
  • Stream algorithms and out-of-core learning
  • Experience in developing production-grade code with expert-level knowledge in at least one language: Python, R, Julia, C++, Scala, or Go
  • Previous experience with software engineering methodologies, big data (NoSQL, Spark, HDFS), Blockchain and AWS/Google/Azure data technology stack is a plus
  • Previous experience (preferably 3+ years) with executing data science projects in two or more application areas/verticals, either in academia or industry
  • Solid experience in functional and object-oriented programming. Familiarity with software engineering practices, testing, and integration

If this sounds like you, you can (confidentially) apply using the Apply for this Job button below. I will contact you prior to releasing your details to the client. 

Lance Gentle-King
Principal Consultant - Northbridge IT Recruitment