Data Scientist

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Algorithms, Analysis, Analyst, Architecture, BASIC, Computer, Data Analysis, Data Architecture, Database, Data Warehouse, Linux, Modeling, Performance, Programming, Python, Research, SAS, Sales, SQL, Statistical Analysis, Systems, Telecommunications, Teradata
Contract W2, Temp
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Kforce's client in Stamford, CT is seeking an experienced Data Scientist.

This person will discover insights in the vast set of data in the various data warehouses. They will package, describe, and communicate these insights to our business leaders in order to help the organization make the best operational and strategic decisions. They will make an impact by using their passion for data and analysis to generate actionable insights that will be used to improve the business.

The successful incumbent will be experienced and skilled at interpreting data, translating into actionable observations, and sharing with business leaders. This is a great opportunity for an experienced data analyst to continue to build their advanced analytics skills.

Major duties and responsibilities:
* Discover insights hidden in multiple BI data warehouses
* Directly contribute to all phases of the analytics life-cycle with hands-on execution
* Survey varied data sources in relational databases, Hadoop, flat files, and external sources for analytic relevance
* Execute the full-scope of advanced analytic techniques
* Perform problem formulation, requirements analysis, and planning
* Responsible for data surveying, profiling, and pre-processing
* Synthesize appropriate recommendations for action and changes
* Help explain techniques and tools used to a broad set of business-intelligence, data, and analytics professionals with varied backgrounds
* Perform other duties as required

* Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or other quantitatively-focused field
* 7+ years of Data Analysis experience
* 5+ years of Statistical Analysis experience
* 5+ years of SQL & R Programming experience
* Advanced ability to combine, summarize, and interpret data; Advanced logical and analytic skills
* Advanced skills and experience with SQL (required) and R (desired) (including relevant packages) in support of advanced analytics
* Advanced-level skills with relational databases, including SQL and utilizing data stored in complex schemas
* Experience with the modeling process using a variety of algorithms
* Interpretation of model results, consideration of causality
* Strong synthesis and presentation skills
* Ability to communicate results and recommendations to a wide variety of audiences
* Basic understanding of data architecture, data warehouse and data marts
* Experience in the telecommunications industry, or two other consumer-based industries
* Demonstrated ability and desire to continually expand skill set, and learn from and teach others

Preferred qualifications:
* Experience with Teradata: SQL, UDFs, interpreting explain plans, basic performance-tuning, and use of database catalog
* Operations-research background, in particular focused on large labor operations such as field ops, technical support, and sales
* Background with Cable systems and operations
* Experience with Hadoop, particularly HIVE and Spark
* Experience with other relevant tools such as Python, SAS, SPSS, Alteryx, Linux
* Experience with other relevant techniques such as text analysis and text mining

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
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Position Id : ITAQG1834701

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