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Data Scientist
Ref No.: 17-06697
Location: San Mateo, California
Job Title: Data Scientist
Location: San Mateo, CA
Duration: 12 Months Contract / Contract to Hire

Job Description:
• Experience developing machine learning, NLP and statistical models for real-world problems using Client algorithms/packages, R, Python or other machine learning/statistical software.
• Strong algorithmic thinking and passion for empirical research to answer hard questions.
• Experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Information Retrieval and/or Personalization/Recommendation techniques.
• Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis, analytic approaches and findings in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
• Designing and evaluating A|B experiments and monitoring key product metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics.
• Working knowledge of big data processing technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig and Spark.
• Ability to use SQL to perform data analysis.
• Have a BS/MS/PhD in Statistics, Applied Math, Operational Research, Computer Science or related field.