Data Scientist in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Data Scientist Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Scientist for a 12+month contract opportunity with a client in Charlotte, NC. This position is responsible for business consulting activities within various business units as the primary interface and as a liaison to Information Technology in order to:

  • Serve as an expert in translating complex data into key strategy insights and valuable actions.
  • Discover business narratives told by the data and present them to other scientists, business stakeholders, and managers at various levels.
  • Develop and test heuristics.
  • Create and run models.
  • Perform data exploration and data mining.
  • Create business intelligence, dashboards, visualizations, and/or other advanced analytics reports to adequately tell the business narrative and offer recommendations that are practiced, actionable, and have material impact, in addition to being well-supported by analytical models and data.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business analytics or an advanced computer programming field, statistics, physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, management of information systems, or related fields or an MBA.

Work experience in addition to degree:

  • 5-10 years.

Licenses, certifications or registrations:

  • Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) from INFORMS.

Job-specific knowledge, skills or abilities:

  • Working knowledge of statistics, programming and predictive modeling.
  • Working knowledge of code writing.
  • Previous experience working in data mining or natural language processing.
  • Possess advanced statistics/machine learning knowledge and implementation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to relate them to the products or services the company is producing.
  • Understanding of and ability to use programming languages like Python and SQL (Structured Query Language).
  • Strong knowledge of basic and advanced prediction models.
  • Data mining knowledge that spans a range of disciplines.
  • Strong exploratory analysis skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to bridge the gap between data science and business management.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and is detail oriented.
  • Mastery of statistics, machine learning, algorithms and advanced mathematics.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn