Sr. Data Scientist

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $175,000 per year

job description

Sr. Data Scientist

job summary:
Our client in the greater Austin area is seeking an experienced Senior Data Scientist to apply their leadership and experience in data science development to manage and grow a small team of data scientists to innovate in fleet management and connected car space. They will need a deep understanding of statistics analytics, machine learning, and programming to discover hidden opportunities, trends, and patterns. Working cross-functionally with our team they will understand the data science and analytics and business requirements that will help our product unlock data insights for our customers.

We are looking for a self-starter who will work closely with product management, engineering, design, and research to co-create and drive a culture of curiosity and experimentation. 
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 175,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Doctorate
? Lead and grow a small team of data scientists to use data and connected car data to deliver insights using machine learning and statistics to our customers and internal stakeholders

? Work cross-functionally to establish a data science process for product development to understand requirements and opportunities to implement data science to improve existing features and innovate towards future features

? Collaborate with data engineers and data architects to implement needed data pipelines for data science-related features and a robust data ecosystem

? Clearly define the scope of work and deliverables for business requirements

? Lead all phases of the model development process from data processing, feature selection, engineering, model training, and testing, and synthesizing information in reports

? Identify key product KPIs and analytics, and develop experiments to thoroughly test and validate development team's output based on business requirements

? Synthesize large sets of structured and unstructured data from disparate sources

? Ability to translate complex problems/concepts and synthesize them into easily communicable findings to a variety of stakeholders using visualization and other means

? Develop benchmarks that measure the performance of our algorithms and telematics/connected car device services

? Be a thought leader in innovation and planning for the future data-driven capabilities

? Research and communicate to leadership new machine learning and artificial intelligence possibilities that can be applied in the connected car and fleet management space


? PhD or Masters in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Physics, Life Sciences, or Computer Science

? 2 years experience hiring, building, and leading a small team of data scientists including helping them grow their skills and careers

? 3+ years of experience using statistics and machine learning algorithms for forecasting, time series, anomaly detection, and classification to understand business data

? In-depth experience in Python and a good understanding of the Python data science ecosystem and how to scale data science for a production environment

? Understanding of data modeling for relational databases, data warehouses, and SQL

? Ability to understand and work across complex systems to outline data requirements from the systems

? Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally including excellent presentation and data visualization skills

? Experience clearly distilling information about data analytics, data science, and data products to designers, product managers, engineers, and company leadership

? Familiarity with working in an Agile development environment and working data science development into an iterative process to facilitate incremental improvements in the product

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Doctorate (required)
  • Machine Learning (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • Statistics (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Python (5 years of experience is required)
  • SQL (5 years of experience is required)
  • Data Scientist (5 years of experience is required)
  • Data Modeling (5 years of experience is required)
  • Agile Methodology (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Scikit (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • Java Script (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • Strategic Planning (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • Roadmapping (3 years of experience is preferred)

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