Data Scientist

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 10/08/2018 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281430-3_1 Salary: $90,000 - 195,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist
Chicago, IL
$90,000 - 195,000
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]

Leading company in Chicago, IL is seeking a Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist to solve the company's biggest marketing and operational challenges using advanced modeling and analytical techniques. Use your business experience (post-academia) and deep experience with predictive modeling to drive customer-centric solutions.

Note: candidates MUST have at least 4 years of full-time business experience post Master's or Phd degree to be considered.

Requirements of the Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist:
--Master's or PhD in a quantitative field (Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science).
--4 or more years of hands-on quantitative experience in a business setting (post academia) with the following:
--experimental design
--machine learning, NLP and fraud modeling
--deep learning
--IoT data analysis
--decision trees, GLM and and multivariate regression
--Python, R, Spark, Hadoop, TensorFlow and other big data tools as well as SQL. SAS experience will be considered.
--Proven ability to translate business objectives and problems into analytically based solutions
--Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to lead significant enterprise wide projects
--customer driven mindset
--the Senior Data Scientist will set the strategy and mentor more junior data scientists as well as be hands on.

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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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