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Data Scientist

Xaqt


1 month ago

Job type: Contract

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Data


A World-Changing Company

At Xaqt, we're passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. 

 

Job Description

We are looking for a contract Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products. 

We are looking for awesome people in Chicago or remote. 

 
Responsibilities
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Building insights and dashboards for our customers
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
 
Skills and Qualifications
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as python
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data business intelligence tools
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL is a must

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