Virtual Data Scientist in Chicago

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Illinois

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018

Job Category: Information Technology, Research

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Manager

Education Level: Masters

Job Summary

A professional services company needs applicants for an opening for a Virtual Data Scientist in Chicago.

Must be able to:

  • Modeling complex problems, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques
  • Work closely with Clients, Account Managers, and Technology teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions
  • Propose innovative ways to look at problems by using data mining approaches on the set of information available

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficient at integrating and preparing large, varied datasets, architecting specialized database and computing environments, and communicating results
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, creative thinking ability, and business acumen
  • Ability to work with poor quality data and improve it
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams