Data Scientist

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 08/22/2017 Job ID: 280760-3_1 Category: Data Science Salary: $100,000 - $130,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Data Scientist
Chicago suburb
Salary: $100-130k
For consideration, please send your resume to Nancy Darian at

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 within marketing, risk and operations.
-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:
-Evidence of leading full cycle projects in a business setting, from discovery phase through deployment of solutions and measurement of effectiveness.
-Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent.
-Minimum 3-5 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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Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Nancy joined the Chicago office of Smith Hanley in 2005. Her expertise in the marketing analytics discipline has resulted in successful partnerships with both clients and candidates. She brings a customer-centric orientation, industry expertise, energy and integrity to her work.
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