Senior Data Scientist
ViaSat - Denver, CO

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Drive your career and work with top technical talent who are always striving to stay ahead of the curve. With opportunities to work on a mixture of technologies and projects you’ll be involved in calling the shots on the next great opportunity. Bring your “A” game and consider joining a dynamic company where innovation leads the way.
The Senior Data Scientist will perform statistical analysis, data modeling, and predictive analysis. As a key member of the technical team, you will leverage your statistical and business expertise to translate business questions into data analysis and models and present the results to a wide range of stakeholders. You will be working with large (100 terabytes+) of structured and unstructured data sets and working service and product teams to test hypothesis and develop analytics to deliver new business insight. Collaborate with the engineering team to select and launch analysis on production systems using Hadoop and other frameworks for analysis and prediction. You will be writing data manipulation scripts in the scripting language of your choice (Python, Perl, bash, etc). Define and develop data mining and machine learning algorithms for advanced analysis and prediction. You will utilize your strong communication skills working with decision makers who need empirical data to drive service and product offerings that will have a huge impact on the business.
Experience/Skills
Requirements

4+ years relevant experience as described above with a solid background in statistical analysis

Exposure to the Hadoop ecosystem (Hadoop, HDFS, Pig, Hive, Cascalog, etc)

Functional knowledge of at least one scripting languages (python, perl, etc)

Experience with Matlab, R , or Weka

Some knowledge and experience with predictive modeling including: Multivariate Regression,
Logistic Regression, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, and Time Series Analysis.

Some experience in Optimization and Stochastic Processes

Proficient with visualization tools such as Tableau, Polymaps, and Excel.

Strong communication and presentation skills – you must be able to explain and present hypotheses and analysis results to a wide audience in a clear and concise manner

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status required

MS or PhD. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or Computer Science

Ability to travel up to 25%

Working and living in Denver means you get to enjoy panoramic vistas on your morning commute, three hundred days of sunshine a year, the largest public parks system of any U.S. city, world-class theatre, museums, and sports teams and a cost of living that’s easy on your wallet!

Are you ready to be part of an engineering team responsible for creating our worldwide network? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat. We look forward to hearing from you.
** ViaSat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

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ViaSat serves up digital satellite, networking, and signal processing equipment for both government and commercial clients. It makes secure...