Data Scientist
PrecisionDemand - Seattle, WA

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Want to make an impact on the world? Enjoy data mining, big data, machine learning, statistics, databases, and other data centric activities. Have a deep knowledge of machine learning methods and the ability to tune them in practice to meet client needs?

Role & Responsibilities
  • Deep analysis for clients in order to optimize their performance on TV
  • Develop new algorithms and guide implementation within the platform
  • Creation of new product, including any appropriate patent application materials
  • Work directly with the client account management team to present proposals, update on results, and provide conclusions directly to clients
  • Present in depth models and approach to scientists/analysts at client companies
  • Conduct presentations, lead client meetings, and explain complex concepts
  • Given some raw data in a spreadsheet or database and a business question, the candidate should be able to analyze it and deliver relevant results
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Desired Skills & Experience
  • PhD, MS or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics or another quantitative or numerical field
  • Programmer-level knowledge of machine learning algorithms including AdaBoost, C4.5, Gaussian mixtures, A Priori association rule mining, Radial basis function neural nets, optimization methods, curve fitting
  • Experience in experiment design and statistical hypothesis testing (parametric and non-parametric) is also useful
  • Expert abilities with Excel will be important as many of our models are presented using this tool
  • Expert-level knowledge of SQL for aggregating and analyzing data out of databases (e.g. SQLServer) with a range of data models
  • Familiarity with scientific programming languages such as Matlab, scripting languages such as Perl, and 3GLs such as C would also be beneficial as many analyses will be new and will need to be manipulated
  • The successful candidate will not only need to know algorithms – they will need to “have a knack” and genuine talent with data analysis
  • A successful track record of previous analytical consulting work for clients would be helpful
  • Peer-reviewed publications – or unpublished works that showcase your previous engagements – would be desirable
  • Communication and presentation skills need to be excellent
  • Applicants should be prepared to relocate to Seattle area
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience desired
We’re building a team of data experts, statisticians, scientists, software developers, analysts, UI creators, and media experts. We are looking for people, who want to work with a hugely passionate and highly competent startup team tackling big, interesting problems.

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