Principal Data Scientist I (CF-33928103)

Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Salary: competitive
Job Type: Contract
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30 Day Contract To Hire either Austin Texas or Saint Luis Missouri, Will give time for relocation and will pay for relocation.

JOB SUMMARY

This job is for a seasoned data science professional who enjoys being an individual contributor, mentor, and leader as needed. This role will require a demonstrated practical ability to determine where to invest time, synthesize actionable findings across diverse assignments, and present these findings to a technical and non-technical audiences across varying levels of operations and leadership. A strong technical acumen is necessary in working with disparate data sources and applying appropriate methodologies to iteratively deliver increasingly deep and precise value.

The opportunity exists within a unique and fast-growing startup department nested inside a Fortune 100 company working to improve digital customer experience, call center behaviors, process and policy optimization, and more.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide guidance to more junior team members and support to team and departmental leadership

  • Lead advanced analytics and data science projects independently while collaborating with team members and multi-organizational stakeholders

  • Foster relationships with business team members by being proactive, displaying a thorough understanding of the business processes and by recommending innovative solutions

  • Support the team in development and/or implement various types of predictive models, natural language processing, segmentation strategies, optimization algorithms, and data mining analyses with a targeted result of increasing revenue

  • Develop roadmaps for advanced analytics projects and support decomposition into scrum artifacts such as epics, stories, and tasks; estimate size of tasks for project management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Proven ability in data wrangling, modeling, visualization, machine learning, and project leadership
  • Proven ability to clearly communicate findings in PowerPoint or other common tools
  • Expert understanding of machine learning algorithms including, but not limited to, k-NN, GBM, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests
  • Expert skills in data analysis, modeling, machine learning via Python
  • Expert level with database languages: SQL and Hive QL
  • Advanced experience with NLP and text based extraction techniques
  • Advanced experience with at least two of the following: Snowflake, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka
  • Advanced level with version control systems: Git, BitBucket
  • Preferred experience with tooling such as Hex, Mode, Anaconda Enterprise
  • Preferred experience in Call Center Operations or the Telecommunications Industry

Related Work Experience Number of Years

  • Data manipulation and statistical modeling (10+ years)
  • Python Programming (6+ years)
  • Data Product Development (6+ years)
  • Mentorship of Junior Team Members (4+ years)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Hybrid environment (up to 40% WFH)

Occasional Travel (< 10%)

Top 3 Requirements:

  • Call Center experience, telecommunications a plus
  • Leadership experience
  • Expert with SQL, Hive, Hadoop


EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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