Data Scientist

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 02-05-2018
Position Title: Data Scientist
Locations: Richmond, VA or Arlingon, VA
Work Status: US
Position Status: Direct Hire
Position Description:
Our client is looking for (Data Scientist) for a position located in (Richmond, VA or Arlington, VA). They offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, medical and dental coverage, vacation, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance; flexible spending plan, 401(k) 
Responsibilities:
  • Construction of statistical models via machine learning, deep learning and traditional techniques (e.g. logistic regression)
  • Evaluation of new data sources
  • Transformation of independent variables
  • Evaluation of alternative modeling techniques and constructs
  • Experimentation with different dependent variables and selection of dependent variables for rollout
  • Presentation to investors on data science capability
  • Monitoring of models for stability
  • Collaboration with IT to enhance production systems
  • Presentations to senior management and board on data science results and plans
  • Continuing research on state of industry for both machine learning and lending modeling
Qualifications:
  • Degree in quantitative field (preferably statistics or data science)
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in Data Science
  • Fluency in Python, SAS, or R (Python preferred)
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