Data Scientist

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Bytelion
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: September 17, 2017
Expiry Date: September 17, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Who is Bytelion

ByteLion is a high-end software development firm focused on building modern software applications for innovators in the startups and corporate world. We build software using full design teams and coupled with well-trained professional engineers. Our clients range from small to big names in their perspective industries.  The Data Scientist role requires high attention to detail, initiative and organizational skills and a desire to work in a fast-paced, innovative growth environment.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable.
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, Matplotlib, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills (particularly: Python, R)
  • Data-oriented personality

Personal Attributes

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly respected and well connected.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and exhibits outstanding judgment and professionalism.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Resourceful; work independently in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Adaptability to thrive in both individual and team environments; highly developed “EQ.”
  • Is eager to learn about new technologies.
  • Voracious reader of current software engineering and technical articles and books

Required education

Bachelors in Computer Science or higher.

Job Type: Full-time Location: Hampstead, MD Salary: Commensurate with experience.