Data Scientist

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 09-20-2018
Position Title: Data Scientist
Location: Richmond, VA
Work Status: W2
Position Status: LONG TERM contract
Position Description:
Our Fortune 500 client is seeking detail oriented Data Scientist, with expertise in using the data science concepts on Big Data Platform(s). In this challenging role, you will apply your knowledge of advanced analytic techniques against very large, diverse data sets that include structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, from different sources and serve as the technical expert on assigned projects
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree plus 7 years directly related BI or data warehousing work experience.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in Data Engineering and Data Science in using Big Data Framework (Hadoop and Spark).
  • Expert Knowledge of Spark including data processing using core Spark, real time streaming Spark, Spark SQL.
  • Knowledge and work experience with general ETL, Data Warehousing and OLAP knowledge and work experience is a must. 
  • Skilled in the use/application of MapReduce, Hive Sqoop, Oozie, Avro, FlumeKafa, etc.
  • Skilled in the application of various SQL Engines to include, but not limited to, Oracle SQL, IBM Big SQL, Apache Drill, etc.
  • Machine Learning skills and work experience with R, Spark MLib, and H2O.
  • Ability to develop Visualizations and Dashboards using R Shiny and/or Cognos
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated skills in the application of Big Data Framework with Hortonworks or Cloudera work experience preferred.
  • Industry certifications in Cloudera or Hortonworks will be preferred
  • Experience in ETL tools like Talend, SSIS, SSAS etc.
  • Demonstrated competency in logical and analytical and conceptual thinking, and reasoning abilities.
  • Demonstrated competency in identifying and solving problems along with good decision making ability.
  • Demonstrated ability in the utilization of multiple tools to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform as technical expert in field.
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently.
Education Requirements
Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor, Other Education: Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama, & Dallas that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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