Data Scientist

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NTT DATA, Inc.
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C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2, 3 months
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Job Description

Title: Data Scientist
Duration: 3 Month Contract to Hire
Location: White Plains, NY

**Citizens and those authorized to work in the US for any employer are encouraged to apply. Sponsorship is not available at this time
If interested, please send a word version of your resume to Andrew at andrew.nappo@nttdata.com

Our client a growing data analytics services provider, with reputation and branding analysis is looking for talented, people-oriented individuals who are passionate about data, marketing, analytics, and blending the three to provide actionable insights for their clientele.

Overview:

The Data Scientist position is open to individuals who can:

  • Solve a variety of problems though data science techniques;
  • Apply the scientific method to scope study questions, generate hypotheses, conduct experiments, and find solutions;
  • Prototype new techniques in support of project needs;
  • Identify processes for automation;
  • Understand the caveats, context, and story of the data;
  • Deliver projects to support client needs.


This role will stretch a data scientist with a variety of problems ranging from data mining to model building to process development. General skills include: statistics, programming, and communication. The applied data scientist must be able to lead projects, perform technical analysis, and provide insights directly to clients.

Role:
The applied data scientist prioritizes the data narrative above specific data scientist techniques. In order to fully communicate the data narrative, the applied data scientist must fully understand the nuances of a client question, monitor the impacts of data processing on analytic results, and succinctly communicate the insights derived from a data set. This role is designed for risk-taking data scientists looking to use data to answer operational questions.

Specific skills sets include:

  • Manipulating large relational databases containing structured data via MySQL and other versions of SQL
  • Pulling and manipulating data from large unstructured databases
  • Conducting text analytics on large sets of unstructured text
  • Scripting in Python
  • Creating visualizations in multiple visualizations tools including Tableau and R
  • Conducting statistical analysis using a variety to statistical tools of platforms including R
  • Building conceptual models to show problem solving methodology.
  • Building statistical models in order to identify significant variables in a process.
  • Communicating
    • Building presentations
    • Writing reports
    • Presenting findings to clients
    • Presenting research at conferences


Requirements:

  • Technical Requirements
    • Advanced degree in an analytical or technical field (minimum Masters degree, ideally a PhD).
    • Familiarity with structured and unstructured data storage systems, such as HBASE or Cassandra
    • Experience (complete projects) using programming languages such as python and R to complete projects involving data processing combined with statistical analysis
    • Experience processing text data for text analytics (tokenization, word counting, clustering, etc.)
    • Familiarity with at least three social media forms
    • Capable of learning new programming languages and software with minimal training, i.e. familiar with online education services and/or technical forums
  • Operating Environment
    • The Data Scientist is a team player working with client, analysts, account managers, research data scientists.
    • Candidates should thrive in a dynamic environment with the expectation of new problems every few months and automation of any understood processes.
    • Accepting feedback is critical for the Data Scientist. Feedback, especially from a client, is a gift. The Data Scientist is a point of entry for ideas of process improvement and better serving client needs!


Plus skills:

  • Prior experience with either branding / reputation analytics or management




NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.



Company Information

NTT DATA is an IT powerhouse and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, digital, managed services, and industry solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn more.
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