Data Scientist (Hands on/Machine Learning) - job id 32595

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Data Scientist (Hands on/Machine Learning)

$115 - Per Hour IC - Self Incorporated or $100 w2

Downtown, NYC - Financial District

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Liam Brown


(646) 876-9541


(212) 616-4800 ext-530

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact Liam Brown. call (646)876-9541 / (212)616-4800 ext.530 or email with the Job Code LB32595 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: MACHINE LEARNING, LOGISTIC REGRESSION.

Optional (not required):STATISTICAL MODELING, BIG DATA

Detailed Info: We are looking for a hands-on Data Scientist to join our technologically advanced team and be part of the build out and support of this multiyear customer centric next generation platform. The Ideal Candidate would be someone who is experienced working with a wide range of statistical and machine-learning tools to build statistical models, train and test them and drive their optimal level of model performance.

Job Functions/Duties and Responsibilities:

Partner with IT teams and develop analytical products and applications using Big Data Stack for Wealth Management

Work with large datasets to investigate key business trends, behaviors, and metrics.

Develop, build and train machine learning models using wide range of machine learning tools and techniques

Conduct data model, data architecture and data integration design review sessions. Support business analysts and developers with data subject expertise, query building and optimization

Supporting implemented solutions by: monitoring and tuning queries and data loads, addressing user questions concerning data integrity, monitoring performance and communicating functional and technical issues.

Troubleshoot data issues and work with data providers for resolution

Work with geographically dispersed teams (NY & Mumbai)

Development/Computing Environment:

Skills Required:

6-8 years of experience as a Data Scientist in delivering building complex ML models and delivering key business insights and metrics for financial or product organizations

Strong experience in statistical modeling and a very strong grasp of statistical concepts. Must be comfortable in the world of numbers, models, and algorithms

Understanding of how to apply predictive and machine learning techniques like logistic regression, random forest, GBM, Neural Nets, SVM is required

Experienced in working with large data sets, with big data processing tools like MapReduce, Spark, Hive, etc.

Good SQL skills with knowledge and experience in working with any of the RDBMS database

Skills Desired:

Good understanding / experience in the following domain/technologies would be a plus

UNIX (Experience in any scripting language)

Knowledge of Financial market, lending based products & Wealth Management.

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 32595