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Kforce Technology

Data Scientist

Post Date:May 16, 2018Type:Contractor
Start Date:5/16/2018Salary:
Location:US-NJ-Piscataway Township Job Reference:ITAQG1708960


  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Minimum BA/BS degree in Statistics, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or related quantitative degree, MS/PhD preferred

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in data analytics

  • Salesforce Analytics is required

  • Extensive experience with analytical and quantitative problem solving

  • Experience with analysis tool(s) such as pandas or R

  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL

  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python

  • Ability to mine large data sets and looks for valuable insights that drive business outcomes

  • Comfort working in a Unix environment

  • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, or similar systems

  • Specific interest in search engines, recommendation systems, or social networks

  • Active contributor to open source software

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Description:


Kforce has a client in search of a Data Scientist in Basking Ridge, New Jersey (NJ).

The Digital organization within IT will be focused on enabling an eco-system that homes in on digitizing the customer experience through technology with a cloud/mobile first tenet, and analytics to enable new products, directional product bundles, and third-party solution - all to enable new revenue streams.

As a Data Scientist, you will be working with a team of highly motivated individuals that are setting their goals to create the next big digital experience for the client. If you are passionate about asking questions, and find answers in the data that we have, you will be a good fit for this team. You will play the unique role of driving insights that will help us build the digital platform for the client Business Markets. We are a fast paced, highly motivated, technology driven team where everyone's contribution directly impacts our success. Join a team of highly motivated technology team that work at startup pace in a large corporation.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance

  • Collaborate with the team to improve the effectiveness of business decisions using data

  • Build learning systems that monitor data flows and react to changes in customer preferences, network constraints, and business objectives

  • Collaborate with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions

  • Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders

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