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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry:
IT
Salary: 7000000 - 10000000
Reference: 10749
Contact Name: Dana Greenfield
Job Published: November 01, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Major Global Big Data Analytics firm seeking bilingual professionals to join their growing teams.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Coursework in mathematics, statistics, machine learning and data mining
  • Proficiency in R or other math packages (Matlab, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience with Java and Python
  • Excellent programming skills in object-oriented languages
  • Adept at learning and applying new technologies
  • Able to estimate time needed to complete assigned tasks and deliver on time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team player capable of working in a demanding start-up environment

 

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Core programming, text file manipulation, and statistics with Numpy, Pandas, Scikit or other such modules
  • Data frames, data manipulation, and objects
  • Command line, pipes and remote terminals
  • Generating data profiles including measures of central tendency, measures of deviation, and correlations in R, Python or other “non-big-data” technologies. Generation of basic charts (e.g. histograms, scatter plots, line charts) for data analysis purposes
  • Generating data profiles including measures of central tendency, measures of deviation, and correlations over Hadoop & Spark or other approved big-data technology. Generation of basic charts (e.g. histograms, scatter plots, line charts) for data analysis purposes
  • Design, develop and implement dashboards & reports using R-Shiny, python Notebooks, Zeppelin or other approved open-source visualization technology
  • Calculating and interpreting ANOVA models, ANCOVA models, hypothesis tests, and confidence intervals
  • Creating and interpreting at least one type of each of these statistical models: GLM, CART, ensembles
  • Creating and interpreting one of these models: k-means, hierarchical agglomerative clustering, or such clustering model
  • Able to write technical reports for projects and/or internal collateral for training or internal assets
  • Able to write non-technical documents that describe our offer (or solutions) for non-technical audience. This can include a delivery presentation for non-technical audience, a conference presentation or marketing material
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field of study or equivalent work experience

Job Abilities:

Must be able to sit for long periods of time working on computers. Must be able to travel to client sites up to 35% of the time. Must be able to interact and communicate with the client in meetings. Must be able to write programming code in applicable languages. Must be able to write project documentation in English.