Senior Data Scientist in Southfield, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/17/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: 55289

Senior Data Scientist - 55289

Being part of a focused, energized team brings great personal satisfaction. Come join our team where you will have the opportunity for leadership, vision and the chance to work with exciting people.

Job Description:
The Senior Data Scientist will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and help us support our business. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining/statistical techniques, creating patterns and predictions. Ensuring validity of data using statistical languages to develop and launch descriptive, Predictive and prescriptive analysis. Work closely with the business to understand business needs.

Job Duties:

  • Perform Operational Support.
  • Work on Major Projects and Responsible for Deliverables.
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Model creation using Python
  • Data visualization using MS Power BI, R Shiny
  • Work with business users to conduct user acceptance testing.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • Strong skill in critical thinking
  • Expert in creating/modifying statistical data models
  • Expert in creating statistical models to do real time machine learning.
  • Expert in AWS service and components (S3, EMR, EC2, Lambda, Kafka, green grass)
  • Master of Python, R, and SQL languages
  • Expert in classification, regression, clustering, anomaly detection, decision tree, Naïve Bayes, Support Vector Machines
  • Python, R Programming, R Shiny
  • Expert in Data Science
  • Experience creating Statistical Algorithms like Random Forest, Logistic regression, Naïve Bayes, SVM etc.
  • Big data ecosystem. (Impala, Spark, Hive, SQOOP etc)
  • Expert in Microsoft Power BI Dashboards and reports
  • Good understanding of ETL systems

Experience Required:

  • Experience in IoT solutions
  • Extensive experience writing algorithms, statistical models, and predictions.
  • Experience creating Statistical Algorithms like Random Forest, Logistic regression, Naïve Bayes, SVM etc.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics)
  • 5 years relevant experience

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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