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Data Scientist
Ref No.: 17-02623
Location: Duluth, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/05/2017
POSTION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
 
Understand customer business use cases and be able to translate them to analytical data applications and models with a vision on how to implement a solution.
Clearly communicate the business and technical benefits of analytics and visualization to both business and technical audiences.
Support subsequent business units in developing and implementing Tableau server dashboards and other analytical solutions.
Work closely with other members of the services analytics team to drive the implementation of these solutions.
Manipulate, aggregate and derive useful information from data stored across many sources and different databases.
Be willing to learn: Develop expertise in areas outside of core comfort zone and learn from experienced members of the team.
 
Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Math, Statistics or equivalent experience
1-3 years of experience in the applied analytic space
Programming skills & experience in Java, C++, R, Perl, or Python.
Strong understanding of algorithms and advanced data structures.
Experience in solutions that leverage distributed processing of large data sets (e.g. MapReduce, Hadoop, Aster).
Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail.
Understanding of database fundamentals and SQL Programming.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
 
KEY SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Ability to apply data analysis to solve a business problem that has a real impact to customers
Excellent team player
Must be self-motivated, results driven, and able to work with minimum supervision
Intellectually curious: Willingness to try solutions and work through failures
Outstanding interpersonal, communication and customer relationship skills – able to work effectively with internal customer from developers and Operations personnel through senior management,