Data Scientist

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 07/11/2017 Job ID: 280760-2_1 Category: Data Science Salary: $80,000 - $130,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Data Scientist
Greater Chicago area
$80k - $130k base salary
nparikh@smithhanley.com

Prominent Chicago area company is hiring Data Scientists:
-This role involves applying advanced analytical techniques to structured and unstructured data sets to solve business challenges.
-Responsibilities include data sourcing, hypothesis generation, text mining, and machine learning to provide solutions.
-Deliver financial results and risk insights through the use of predictive modeling.
-Lead full cycle projects, monitor trends, provide recommendations and work with cross functional business units as well as senior leadership.

Requirements of the Data Scientist:
-Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent.
-Minimum 2-5 years of business experience with predictive modeling, machine learning, and statistical techniques such as regression, decision trees, clustering, neural networks, text mining, etc.
-Expertise in R and Hadoop.
-Must be able to transform data and develop insights to influence business decisions.
-Experience in consulting, insurance, or financial services a plus.

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Smith Hanley Associates is the premier recruiting agency serving the analytics and data science space. For more information, please visit our website at www.smithhanley.com.

Nihar Parikh
Executive Recruiter

After serving diverse clients in public accounting, Nihar realized his passion was to be a trusted business adviser. He enjoys finding the perfect match between clients and candidates and recruits in the marketing analytics space for the Midwest region.
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