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  • Location

    Louisville, Kentucky

  • Job title:

    Jr. Data Scientist

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Job ref:

    6136

Junior Data Scientist

Overview

Our Data Science team is currently in need of a Data Scientist to join our growing organization. The ideal candidate will be intricately involved in running analytical studies in a methodical manner, and will regularly evaluate alternate models via theoretical approaches. This is the perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to become a part of an innovative and energetic team that develops analysis tools and processes which will influence both our products and our clients.

This position will analyze, develop, and update data, programs, documents, and visualizations for large external clients, along with internal new and existing projects/products, and for support of various departments. This position requires proficiency in creative thinking and logic application. We value creativity, communication and a positive attitude.

Essential Functions
  • Develop a complete understanding of our business problems and how we use data to solve them
  • Parse, standardize, and analyze large volumes of data
  • Work closely with Data and Application Development teams to create or update products in an on demand environment
  • Help to align products and processes to the strategy of the company and the problems of our clients
  • Focus on continuous improvement and understand the gaps in the data and capabilities of the products we deliver
  • Create visualizations for use in analyzing/developing data and to provide and present results to other areas of the company
  • Identify and understand the needs of data projects, and to research and apply creative solutions using new or existing processes/software
  • Create original documents that describe project specifications, logic flow and data analysis findings
  • Work with various file formats such as ASCII, flat and comma delimited to identify issues, develop data, and perform analysis
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related quantitative discipline
  • Proven experience with data mining
  • Experience programming VB6/VBA (Microsoft Access, Excel)
  • Experience with Statistical Algorithms including Boosting, Clustering and Regression
  • Detail oriented- Proven ability to “get it right” the first time when updating data, developing program code, and writing documents
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related quantitative discipline
  • At least 2 years of experience in advanced analytics
  • Experience working with big data
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills for explaining algorithms and processes to stakeholders
  • Familiarity with data fundamentals including SQL
  • Knowledge of Python or Tableau
Skills
  • Self-Directed
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Accuracy/Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability

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Our Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.