Data Science Associate

Short Description

ZS is seeking for Data Science Associate who will develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner.

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Investigate and develop rigorous analytical frameworks to address client problems.
  • Effectively work with a variety of different data structured vs. unstructured, sparse vs. big data to perform modeling and analysis.
  • Develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner.
  • Execute statistical and machine learning techniques (e.g. supervised learning, unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning) on data sets to identify trends, figures, and other relevant information.
  • Collaborate with clients and other ZS stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings.
  • Evaluate emerging datasets and technologies that may contribute to our analytical offerings.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Data Science, Computer Science or Statistics with strong academic performance in analytic and quantitative coursework required
  • Knowledge of advanced analytics concepts and algorithms (e.g. machine learning, statistical learning, Bayesian methods, neural networks, optimization, natural language processing, etc.).
  • Demonstrates proficiency in programming languages such as R/Python.
  • Exposure to tools/platforms (e.g. Hadoop ecosystem and database systems).
  • Agile project planning and project management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a research-focused mindset.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Aptitude for, and enjoyment of working in teams.
  • High motivation, good work ethic, and maturity.

Data Science Associate
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