Position: Big Data Consultant
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Duration: Full Time/ Contract to Hire
Years Of Experience: 10 – 12
BS in Computer Science or other technical discipline (with significant computer coursework) with at least at least 10 years of relevant experience.
Under-the-hood knowledge of many of these machine learning concepts: supervised/unsupervised learning, loss functions, regularization, feature selection, regression/classification, cross-validation, bagging, kernel methods, sampling etc.
Capable of working with the Analysts/Data Scientist to identify the requirements
Experience of Python or any numerical package
Exposure to statistical software packages such as R, Octave, or other.
Experience in big data technologies - Hadoop, Amazon Elastic Map Reduce, Hive, Pig etc is a plus
Knowledge of NoSQL platforms such as HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.
Responsible for managing the full life-cycle of the solution. This includes creating the requirements analysis, the platform selection, design of the technical architecture, design of the application design and development, testing, and deployment of the proposed solution.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
To be able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
To be able to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms
To be able to perform detailed analysis of business problems
To be able to work in a fast-paced agile development environment