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Data Scientist/Analyst

Contract

Thinkfind Corporation

Salary: $60 – $65 per Hour

Data Scientist/Analyst Fort Worth, Texas

Outstanding opportunity for a Data Analyst/Scientist to work with one of our leading clients. You will assist in the client’s efforts to expand analytics capabilities. This role will use analytical, statistical, and programming knowledge to collect, analyze and interpret large data sets.

3 years+ experience in Data Analytics, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or related field is required. SQL experience is a must. • Expertise in building machine learning algorithms using at least one of the following languages: Python, R and Scala required. Exposure to any reporting tool Shiny, Tableau, WebFocus (Tableau preferred). Strong understanding of basic statistics, linear algebra and calculus is essential. A programming background and exposure to python is required. Must be able to build analytics solution from scratch; includes data exploration, extraction, cleaning, transformation, modeling, testing and implementation. Demonstrated experience working with structured and unstructured (raw) data is essential. Experience working with natural language processing and text mining needed. Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills are a must. A clear understanding and implementation of different machine learning algorithms such as logistic regression, decision trees, SVM, Naïve Bayes, KNN, neural networks, gradient descent, Random forest, etc. is needed. Experience structuring text data utilizing regex a plus. Ability to understand business requirements, collaborate with team, provide ideas, and clearly present new findings/ solutions is essential. Must be open to learn new tools and technologies and able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment. Must be innovative and show proven ability to work independently on big projects.

Desired Skills: Data Analytics, Data Mining, Statistical Analysis, SQL, Python, R, Scala, Tableau, Statistics, Python, Machine Learning.

**Local candidates preferred; 50% on-site required.**

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