Senior Data Scientist

Job Number: 174916 Primary Location:
Schedule: Full-time Organization: TB International

Primary Responsibilities:

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will perform analysis, and be responsible for implementation and support of large scale data and analytics for our clients. You will work in a team whose data science efforts range from exploration and investigation to design and development of analytic systems. Your technical leadership is extracting meaning from large scale, unstructured data is coupled to your ability to work with engineering teams to integrate and underlying systems as Think Big provides Big Data solutions to clients.


Secondary Responsibilities:

Additional responsibilities include providing technical leadership in a team that designs and develops analysis systems to extract meaning from large scale and unstructured data and develop software to extract and integrate with underlying systems. Mentor sophisticated organizations on large scale data and analytics and work with client teams to deliver results. Facilitate with general purpose programming and data integration in addition to mathematics and machine learning knowledge.


Job Qualifications: 

  • Coursework in mathematics, statistics, machine learning and data mining
  • Proficiency in R or other math packages (Matlab, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience working with customers
  • Excellent programming skills and experience developing production-quality software
  • SWL and relational database programming
  • Excellent programming skills in object-oriented languages
  • Adept at learning and applying new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team player capable of working in a demanding start-up environment

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with Hadoop
  • Data warehousing and business intelligence systems
  • Advanced SQL
  • Familiarity with Hive, Pig, Avro, Scribe, Cascading, Tap
  • Experience with Data modeling
  • Understanding of NoSQL databases (e.g., HBase, Cassandra, Mongo DB, CouchBase)
  • Experience working with unstructured data
  • Experience with Java
  • Dynamic and/or functional languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, Clojure)
  • Agile development methodology
  • Data integration
  • Cluster and grid computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Designing and tuning high performance systems

Job Abilities: 

Must be able to sit for long periods of time working on computers. Must be able to travel to client sites at least 50% of the time. Must be able to interact and communicate with the client in meetings. Must be able to write programming code in applicable languages. Must be able to write project documentation in English.


BS or MS in Computer Science or related degree or equivalent work experience; MSCS preferred

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