Data Scientist

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Yoh - A Day & Zimmerman Company
Python, Physics, Engineering, Computer
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 100%.

Job Description

The data scientist will be responsible for assisting with the development of the company's state-of-the-art, advanced analytical machine-learning-based software framework that can ingest, structure and model large amounts of data in different formats and from different sources. We are looking for data scientist that are capable of helping with the design of systems that can grow and maintain the company's competitive advantage. In addition, the data scientist must be able to learn, assist and take initiative on various data modeling projects related to new business initiatives.

  • Help develop and optimize key components of models, leveraging various data sources and types
  • Help manage existing models: updates/refits, monitoring and governance tasks
  • Lead partner credit risk models
  • Assist with the build out of data science framework and architecture to facilitate reproducibility, collaboration, and scalability
  • Conduct machine learning and data science R&D with the goal of improving our ever-evolving machine learning and data science pipeline
  • Contribute to the company's growing analytics library
  • Work on end to end data science projects related to new business initiatives
  • Be a great team member and be able to work with, learn from, and assist machine learning experts within the company

  • Strong proficiency of Python and object-oriented programming
  • Knowledge of the following: NumPy, SciPy, pandas, scikit-learn
  • Knowledge of basic statistics and data analysis
  • Knowledge of basic data science, machine learning and modeling workflow
  • Experience with open source software for data ingestion and data processing
  • Ability to both follow and take lead, depending on the situation
  • Academic or industry examples of machine learning models previously built

  • Relevant hands on work with unclean, semi-structured or unstructured data sets
  • Experience working in teams of analysts, data engineers, statisticians, and data scientists
  • Experience using source control tools like Git
  • Experience in customer behavior, credit and marketing and/or customer engagement
  • Proficient analytical and math background
  • Demonstrated success in performing within a functional organizational environment
  • Innovative mindset-thinks beyond the status quo
  • Knowledge of Spark, Hadoop, H20 and/or cloud computing are preferred

Data Science BS highly preferred. Tools like workflow sks and examples of risk mitigation.

  • BS / BA degree in Math, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or other highly quantitative field is required with exceptions considered
  • Completion of Masters in quantitative field is preferred

  • Compensation: Competitive market-based salary, plus performance-based cash bonus and equity options
  • Position based in New York, NY
  • Periodic travel (average once a month travel)


Full-time employee benefits:
  • Medical: United HealthCare Standard with no annual deductible (100% employer paid) for individual employee and family
  • Dental: MetLife Enhanced (100% employer paid)-annual deductible of $50 (individual) & $150 (family)
  • 401(K): 3% employer match
  • Group Term Life Insurance (up to 2x annual salary)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability


Company Information

Are you a .NET mastermind, world class DBA, Java guru or SAP pro? Perfect, because Yoh wants to match your career aspirations with the job demands of today.
Dice Id : 10107614
Position Id : 227545

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