Data Scientist

Greater New York City Area, NY

Post Date: 03/27/17 Job ID: 280437-1 Category: Data Science Salary: $75,000 - 90,000
Title: Data Scientist
Location: Greater New York City Area
Salary: $75,000 - 90,000
Contact: Paul Chatlos, pchatlos@smithhanley.com


Position Overview:
-Missing data imputation
-Multi-level modeling
-Selection bias modeling
-Small area estimation
-Automatic categorization of purchase records
-Forecasting of future trends
-The demographic balance of questionnaire responses via sampling
-Post hoc adjustment (i.e., raking)

This position exists within the Methodology and Protocols team, a core function in Research Science that is responsible for developing and promoting best practices across the organization and industry.
Overall Responsibilities:
-Use SAS, SPSS, SQL, R, and/or Excel to:
-Design methodological enhancements to the company processes
-Carry out tests of alternative implementations of these enhancements
-Conduct basic research that draws on existing company data to study different aspects of consumer reporting performance and POS data coverage
-Apply multivariate and machine learning techniques to the above problems
-Promote consistency in implementation of designed enhancements across different businesses Maintain relationships with Research Science client teams to understand what is working well with company methodology and what could be improved
-Communicate results and procedures to internal clients

Qualifications:

-Advanced degree in statistics, preferably a PhD
-Two-plus years' experience in:
-Statistical programming in SAS, SPSS and/or R
-Advanced statistical techniques (including those mentioned above)
-Knowledge of SQL queries preferred (either SAS Proc SQL or another SQL implementation)
-Excellent project management, time management, and problem solving skills
-Ability to communicate ideas and analysis results effectively both verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences
-Ability to work well on a team as well as independently
-Proficient in MS Office (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Paul Chatlos
Executive Recruiter

Paul specializes in the recruitment of quantitative marketing professionals. He prides himself in building excellent relationships with both clients and candidates in order to best address their hiring needs and career goals.
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