DATA SCIENTIST

Full-Time

About Data Science Dojo

We are on a mission to make data science accessible to everyone. We offer short-duration, data science bootcamps that have been attended globally by more than 2,600 professionals from nearly 400 leading companies across the world. Some of our clients come from companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook. Our customers love us, and we are among the top rated data science programs on both Course Report and SkilledUp.

We are looking for a data geek to join our team and assist in various data science activities we are involved in.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement machine learning algorithms for a variety of problems using structured and unstructured data sources
  • Build end-to-end components of a big data pipeline for various data science problems
  • Present findings of analyses and explain the models
  • Find interesting data sets and come up with innovative ways to use them in our tutorials, workshops, and bootcamps
  • Curate, research, design, and write tutorials for various data science, big data, and predictive analytics tools
  • Write interesting blog posts about the happenings at Data Science Dojo and the rest of the industry
  • Curate code samples used in our workshops and bootcamps and manage the associated git repository

Ideal Applicants Have

  • The attitude of a positive team player. We really mean it.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A genuine passion for data science and data in general
  • Some relevant coursework in machine learning, data science, data mining, big data, and/or statistical inference
  • A degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Economics
  • Knowledge of some of the following: R, Python, Hive, Pig, Mahout, Java, C#
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Familiarity with big data concepts like Hadoop, MapReduce, and HDFS is a must
  • Familiarity with some of the tools in Azure and AWS eco-system is preferred
  • Ability to impact and influence product strategy without authority, drive cross group collaboration, successfully advocate for customers and apply critical thinking and creative solutions in a dynamic highly ambiguous working environment.
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data to make decisions and recommendations, to build and communicate plans, and to monitor and measure progress against goals.
  • Strong sense of pride and personal accountability for the end-to-end product/service quality, completeness, and resulting in good quality user experience.
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to work in fast-paced environment; possesses a “whatever it takes mentality,” able to quickly and easily adapt to changing mandates and priorities.
  • The ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency around critical priorities, but work calmly, independently and effectively under pressure.

Benefits

Our employees are our strength and we invest in our people. Full-time employees enjoy

  • Three weeks of PTO and sick days
  • Top-tier medical, dental, and vision coverage with various plans to choose from
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance

Office Perks

We work hard and play hard. Besides excellent benefits, we offer

  • Stocked fridge with beverages and snacks to keep you refreshed throughout the day
  • On-site gym with 24 hour access
  • Challenging and energetic environment while also kicking back with the team on morale events

Internships are paid positions for which you can also receive college credit. It is available immediately and asks for at least 20 hours a week commitment. However, full-time commitment is preferred.

Send us a cover letter in your application that explains why you’re interested in this role and what unique qualities you would bring to the table.

Data Science Dojo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.