Data Scientist-Python

Company: Lorien
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 16.FEB.2021
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Summary

Data Scientist Scientist with strong Python coding and basic statistical skills is needed to solve modeling problems for a dynamic company...

Description

Data Scientist


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

Please apply online or email . If you don't meet these requirements, but are interested in other Impellam NA, Corestaff Services or Lorien opportunities, please register with us online at ess.impellam.com.


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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