Director / Principal Data Scientist

Redmond, WA, USA | Karachi, Pakistan | Remote
Full-Time

At Data Science Dojo, we are looking for an enthusiastic and influential individual to join the Data Science team of our rapidly growing organization.

As a Principal Data Scientist, you will be leading the Data Science team at Data Science Dojo. You will develop curricula for training programs, deliver instructions, and get a chance to represent the organization at various conferences. You will be constantly working on critical projects with the corporate clients of Data Science Dojo, solving real-world problems. You will also be expected to communicate and present the results to the clients in an effective and understandable manner. As Data Science Dojo greatly relies on the value of data, you’ll be expected to use trends from a number of credible sources to add value to your work. You will work closely with many remarkable people at Data Science Dojo, including but not limited to our engineering, development, marketing, and social media teams.

 

Responsibilities

  • Act as the technical leader for Data Scientists at Data Science Dojo
  • Recruit, train, lead and guide the members of the Data Science team
  • Direct data science practices, lead the projects and develop engaging course content
  • Develop and deliver trainings to students and corporate clients as the lead instructor
  • Engage and lead custom data science and machine learning projects for critical customers and regions
  • Define and implement machine learning algorithms for a variety of problems using structured and unstructured data sources
  • Configure end-to-end components of a big data pipeline for various data science problems
  • Present findings of analyses and explain the models to clients and class participants
  • Find interesting data sets and come up with innovative ways to use them in tutorials, workshops, and training programs
  • Curate, research, design, and write tutorials for various data science, big data, and predictive analytics tools
  • Mentor and train new hires, respond to questions from cohorts, generate action and excitement in cohort Slack groups
  • Present at conferences and write interesting blog posts about the recent happenings at Data Science Dojo and the rest of the industry
  • Define metrics of success for products and services and keep track of the progress

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A graduate degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Economics or a related field
  • Applied knowledge of Python, Hive, and Java
  • Substantial coursework and practical experience in data management, data warehousing, machine learning, and statistical inference
  • Working knowledge of big data concepts like Hadoop, MapReduce, and HDFS
  • Familiarity with data tools and services in Azure, AWS, and/or GCP eco-system
  • Proven experience (2 years or more) using quantitative and qualitative data to make decisions, devise strategies, and measure the progress of projects over time
  • Past experience of delivering outcomes in at least six figures (USD) leveraging data science practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to work as an individual and in a team as per the need of a project

 

Nice to Have

  • A passion for data science, machine learning, and modern trends in science and engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in the field of data science
  • Working knowledge of Pig, Mahout, and C#
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Understanding of Google Analytics, HubSpot, and Hotjar to extract valuable insights

 

About Data Science Dojo

Data Science Dojo is one of the leading platforms providing training in data science, data analytics, and machine learning. Our strong network of more than 6500 alumni from over 100 countries makes us the most trusted learning platform in the field. Our mission is to make data science easier, more practical, and accessible to everyone by creating a network of mentors, students, and professionals.
Data Science Dojo is a unique workplace that invests heavily in employees and growth. Our teams are constantly solving problems and working together, empowering people around the world to use data science in effective ways. We are always open to new ideas, making the most out of every opportunity. Working at Data Science Dojo is a unique experience, filled with fun and a lot of growth.