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Senior Data Scientist  

Stamford, CT  

6-Month Contract-to-Hire 


Our Fortune 100 Telecommunications client’s customer-experience driven team is hiring for a Senior Data Scientist to lead the development of machine learning/predictive model applications built to provide real-time information into customer servicing data.


We are seeking an individual who is inherently passionate about data (modeling, forecasting, optimization) and comes from a diverse background that lends well to improving customer/business operations across a large organization. The most successful individual in this position will be able to combine their knowledge of Data Science with a multi-faceted background in business and the ability to understand the customer’s point of view.


You will have the opportunity to implement new technologies and best practices for a large organization while directly contributing to one of the organization’s most visible initiatives. If you feel this describes you, keep reading and apply!


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 3-5+ years’ experience within data science (will consider less experience in lieu of a PhD degree)
  • Strong skills and experience with Python 
  • Strong experience developing and deploying machine learning and analytics models (predictive & descriptive modeling)
  • Regression and classification using techniques such as linear models, GLMs, GBMs, tree-based methods, unsupervised clustering method
  • Hands-on working experience with RDBMS, excellent SQL skills, scripting, and coding
  • Advanced-level skills with databases, including SQL and utilizing data stored in complex schemas  
  • Ability to communicate results and recommendations to a wide variety of audiences including executive leadership  
  • Extracting data and delivering complete analytics and machine learning products primarily using Python; secondary experience with R, Java, JavaScript, C, C++, Scala, or Julia is an asset  
  • Experience with visualization or BI tools, such as Tableau, Looker, MicroStrategy, RapidMiner, or anything Microsoft Power BI  
  • Big data experience (Hadoop, Hive)

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide unique insight into business and customer operations to challenge and disrupt the status quo, cut across organizational boundaries and support a culture that leverages data to improve the customer experience
  • Research and develop machine learning models and algorithms for data analysis and discovery
  • Leverage multiple data sources to produce intelligent data products that solve the needs of business and engineering for business intelligence, operational analytics, descriptive models, predictive models, diagnostic models, and prescriptive models  
  • Drive the execution of the analytics lifecycle, leveraging significant experience in leading this type of work in previous roles  
  • Increase speed to delivery by architecting and implementing automated solutions across the data and analytics lifecycle  
  • Provide technical oversight and expertise for activities including experimental design, machine learning, ad-hoc analytics, and statistics  
  • Perform problem formulation, requirements analysis, and planning  
  • Responsible for interpretation of results – for both causal inferences and predictive sensitivity and specificity  
  • Help teach and explain techniques and tools used to a broad set of business-intelligence, data, and analytics professionals with varied backgrounds  
  • Deliver results using metrics-driven analysis, and communicate the costs and tradeoffs of ideas to stakeholders and top management  

What’s In It For You? 

  • Ability to make impactful decisions for the company and implement solutions with a high level of autonomy 
  • Exposure to high-level executives within a Fortune 100 company at the headquarters location 
  • Easy commute in from train station; 5-minute walk 

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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