Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

  • BeyondTek IT
  •  Boston, Massachusetts


This is a direct-client opening for a Senior Data Scientist located in Waltham, MA. This is a full-time position and ideally, our client is looking for candidates local to the Massachusetts area or someone who can relocate on their own. There might be a small relocation package offered, however. The salary is in the 140-200K range.

Job Description:

Be a major player in a company that's a pioneer in semantic technology
Work with all the latest ML tools and technologies
Work with enormous data sets. Our database has over 10 billion records extracted from the Web
Find correlations and signals amongst all the noise
Push our company to the next level of data excellence
Solve interesting and challenging problems alongside a great team of engineers
Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, normalization, transformation, etc.
Clean, analyze and select data to achieve goals
Build and release models that elevate our data quality and accuracy
Collaborate with colleagues from engineering, QA and business backgrounds
Develop new skills as you push your knowledge - and our technology - to new levels
Work for a profitable, growing company that works with an impressive Fortune 500 client list

Qualifications / Experience

Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science or equivalent work experience (Master’s is a plus)
MUST HAVE a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Data Scientist
A Data Geek – we’re looking for people who love data, and who are comfortable working with numbers and patterns. If you like to solve puzzles in your free time, you’re on the right track!
Detail Oriented & Process Driven– we’re looking for folks who see data patterns quickly and can help create a new process when efficiencies can be improved
Knowledge of a variety of machine learning and statistical modeling techniques in a business setting
Ability to choose the best technique for a given problem, even if that solution doesn’t involve ML
Proficiency in Python, R, or other scripting languages (as well as toolkits like pandas, NumPy, etc.)
Experience writing production-ready code is a plus
Experience with GCP or other cloud platforms is a plus
A mindset that research should lead to actionable results
Excited to tell us why you want to work here and what kinds of challenges you're looking for
Can talk intelligently and passionately about the interesting challenges your projects presented
A sense of humor and perspective
Preference given to local candidates to Mass as there is no relocation being offered for the position.

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BeyondTek IT
Type Private
Size 11 to 50 employees
BeyondTek IT is a professional staffing and solutions firm providing contract and permanent staffing solutions in the technology skill areas. We specialize in providing IT professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct placements to companies of all sizes (Fortune 5000, mid-size, and startups) and all sectors/disciplines. Our specialized technology and industry practice groups help us match the most talented and qualified technical professionals with the companies that need them across the country!
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