Director of Data Science

Downers Grove, IL

Post Date: 02/20/17 Job ID: 280462-4 Category: Data Science Salary: $150,000 - $170,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Director of Data Science
Greater Chicago area - Western suburbs
$150k - $170k salary

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In this high visibility role, you will have an entrepreneurial mindset in order to build a data science team from the ground up and impact management's decisions.

-Lead the product and data science function and provide business insights by implementing statistical methodologies, data reporting, and data collection.
-Perform data mining and predictive modeling, develop machine learning tools, implement algorithms, and provide solutions to business problems.
-Identify data patterns and trends, translate insights into recommendations and communicate findings to leadership.
-Lead and manage a team.

-Advanced degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics Computer Science or related field.
-10+ years of experience in data mining, statistical analysis, machine learning, IoT (internet of things), and algorithm/model creation required.
-Leadership experience leading a team and managing projects.
-Proficiency in R, Python, Hadoop, SQL, and similar big data tools.
-Experience with data visualization, data manipulation, data cleansing and statistical programming.
-Experience in industrial, machinery, product development or manufacturing a plus.

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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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