Data Scientist

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Permanent

job description

Data Scientist

The Data Scientist employs big data technologies and analytics techniques to process and analyze large amounts of data to derive insights and predictions that help improve business decisions.  In order to do this, the Data Scientist must be able to organize data, cleanse and normalize raw data, process data for statistical modeling using computers, and identify relationships and trends in data. The Data Scientist must demonstrate strong programming skills and be able to develop, test, and deploy solutions that address different business problems. The Data Scientist must also have a strong educational foundation in data analytics, statistical modeling, advanced machine learning, artificial intelligence, database technology, computer programming, and software engineering.  The Data Scientist must be able to think analytically, and must be detail-oriented.  Also, the Data Scientist should be able to effectively communicate with supervisors and business leaders who may not have strong data analytics or statistical background. 

The Data Scientist will usually work independently with guidance provided by the senior team members.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 25% Data Analysis & Problem Solving
  • 20% Software Application Development
  • 20% Problem Formulation
  • 15% Communication
  • 10% Mentoring Junior Employees
Education Requirements:

  • Preferred Ph.D. in Computer Science/Statistics/Electrical/Computer Engineering, with publications and/or patents
  • Master's degree will be considered w/master's thesis with experience.
Work Experience Data Scientist Requirements: Min-Max 5-10 years

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning/Applied Statistics/Artificial Intelligence
  • Database technology  (Oracle, DB2, Bigquery, Hadoop, Impala, SQL, etc.)
  • Data Cleaning, Manipulation, Analysis, and Reporting
  • Data visualization (javascript, tableau, Gnuplot, matplotlib, etc)
  • Programming Language (Python,  Javascript, Java, C, etc.)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please just let us know.

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