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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 6964
Title: Data Analytics Expert
Job Location: Stamford, Connecticut - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $130,000.00 - $165,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Strong annual bonuses, stock plan, superior benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Strong preference for local - consider relocation for superior candidate
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client is a mid-sized, highly successful technology company with an outstanding reputation for technological innovation.  They seek a smart, detailed oriented Data Scientist / Data Analytics Expert who will analyze trends in complex data and formulate hypotheses on how to leverage these trends to provide increasingly advanced software products and services for a worldwide customer base.

 This individual will be a sole-contributor and will work closely with an elite group senior engineers and other technical experts who produce advanced software products for the financial, e-Trading sector. The company offers interesting, challenging projects, long-term stability and exceptional compensation potential.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Responsibilities

  • Identify and analyze patterns in data sets which can be leveraged for further growth
  • Design and improve our data collection and database designs to optimize efficiency and improve the data quality
  • Work closely with management to prioritize business and strategic objectives using a data-driven approach
  • Interact with executives and managers to identify information needs based around current products and services and track how they are being used by current customers.
  • Identify additional sources of internal and external data sources that can be used to enhance current data sets and improve analysis
  • Maximize self-directed and independent work, planning and managing the life-cycle of data collection and research-focused projects.  This is a sole-contributor position with no direct reports but individual will work closely with senior software engineers and other technical experts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

  • PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or another hard science field. 
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years' experience in a corporate setting doing complex data mining and data and business analysis and extracting meaningful trends.
  • Ability to distill key findings and make meaningful business and product recommendations for improving software-product service offerings in this already-successful global financial services company. 
  • Experience using statistical programming languages such as R, SAS, or Python plus appropriate toolkits for analyzing large, complex datasets
  • Experience with SQL and data modeling is a plus
  • Strong experience with optimizing data collection as well as database design, data mining and data modeling. 
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Expert problem solving skills and creative thinking ability
  • Experience planning and managing the life-cycle of data collection and research-focused projects.

These additional skills or areas of knowledge would be a plus: machine learning, business intelligence, computational statistics, business analytics.

This is a sole-contributor position with no direct reports but individual will work closely with senior software engineers and other technical experts.   It is a very successful, mid-sized company which rewards hard work with recognition and excellent bonuses. 

Education:
University - Master's Degree