Data Science Consultant

Job Title: Data Science Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: US$150000.00 - US$170000.00 per annum + medical + retirement
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00066663_1513608598
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2017 14:49

Job Description

Data Science Consultant

We are working with a key client of ours as they grow their Data Science Capabilities. They are a global management consultancy focused on improving business performance through sales and marketing solutions. They use the latest technology to design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, and more competitive operations.

Data Science Consultants design, develop and execute advanced analytical techniques on large structured and unstructured complex data sets. These data sets will include "big data structures that will help clients make better data-driven decisions. This position will be responsible for researching and developing new solutions to deliver client solutions.

Develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a statistical manner
Execute and teach statistical and data mining techniques on large, unstructured data sets to identify trends, and useful information (e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning, retrieval processes)
Lead conversations with clients to effectively communicate the analysis findings.
Contribute to though leadership through research and publication
Guide and manage project teams of Associates/Associate Consultants
PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or mathematics, plus 2-4 years of relevant post-PhD work experience
In lieu of a PhD, 5-8 years of relevant post-collegiate job experience
Experience with big data/advanced analytics concepts and algorithms (e.g. text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.)
Background programming with Java/Python/R
Strong understanding of Hadoop eco system and database systems
Agile project planning and project management experience
Experience with Healthcare is a must
Experience with Transportation, hi-tech, insurance is a plus

Candidates must be fluent in English, fluency is at least one European or Asian language is a major plus.
They offer competitive compensation packages, which include salary, bonus, medical benefits and retirement saving programs.

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