Data Scientist-Python

Company: Lorien
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 15.FEB.2021
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Data Scientist Data Scientist with strong Python coding and basic statistical skills is needed to solve modeling problems for a dynamic com...


Data Scientist

Data Scientist with strong Python coding and basic statistical skills is needed to solve modeling problems for a dynamic company. This is a long term contract position with potential to convert to full-time. Candidate will initially work remote, but will need to work on-site once the virus clears. Due to contractual obligations, candidate must be on our W2.

Responsibilities for the Data Scientist:
Query data from multiple data sources
Data wrangling and data manipulation
Evaluate data quality and discover data limitations
Build data processing pipelines
Perform exploratory data analysis
General data analysis using statistical and modeling methods
Collect and engineer features for model development
Evaluate and validate existing models
Design and prototype models using statistical modeling, process modeling, and other techniques such as machine learning
Select the most appropriate modeling techniques and data visualization methods for large datasets
Assist with high-level analysis, design, and code reviews

Requirements for the Data Scientist
Master's Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or another highly quantitative discipline with at least 1-2 years postgraduate experience
Strong Python coding skills for data management, visualization, and basic modeling (strong experience and knowledge with standard data science packages such as (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, sklearn)
Proven experience in data querying and data analysis
Experience in building data pipelines
Statistical and/or machine learning experience
Fast learner and follows project instructions
Strong communication skills for effective interactions with business stakeholders as well as peer groups and team members:

(Must have: Strong python coding skills, great communication & collaboration skills, self-motivated, basic statistical data analyst and ML modeling development experience)
Preferences for the Data Scientist:
Applied experience with agricultural, life, crop, plant, biotech science and/or agricultural, crop, Life, plant, datasets
Experience in SQL, PySpark, and/or SparklyR/Spark
Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional environment

"Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position."

Lorien is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

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