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Data Scientist - Direct Hire in Glen Allen, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Data experts-are you ready to grow your career by applying your data expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Database Scientists. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations, and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a passion for data science and are ready for a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to make it happen. Apply today!

***NO THIRD PARTIES - U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time***

Responsibilities:

  • Construction of statistical models via machine learning, deep learning and traditional techniques (e.g. logistic regression)
  • Evaluation of new data sources
  • Transformation of independent variables
  • Evaluation of alternative modeling techniques and constructs
  • Experimentation with different dependent variables and selection of dependent variables for rollout
  • Monitoring of models for stability

Qualifications:

  • Degree in quantitative field (preferably statistics or data science)
  • 1+ years experience in Data Science
  • Fluency in Python, SAS, or R (Python preferred)