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Senior Data Scientist

Software Development | Salt Lake City, UT | Full Time

Job Description

At Globant, we dream and build Digital Journeys that matter to millions of users. We do that by leveraging engineering, design and innovation with our own industry-leading practices, like our Agile PODs and specialized Studios.

We want you to join us in creating these journeys for the biggest clients in tech, retail, travel, banking, ecommerce and media, revolutionizing and growing their core businesses while helping them (and you!) stay ahead of the curve.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

A Senior Data Scientist at Globant will provide strategy support to Business areas by leveraging analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyze and interpret large structured and unstructured data sets.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify enhancement opportunities in the production cycle

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business decision making.

  • Help stakeholders define data related project goals

  • Explicit and mathematize working hypothesis to either validate or reject through modeling

  • Define the appropriate modeling strategy, analyze, interpret and present output

  • Understand, guide and define the actionable output and required decision support to be obtained from a model

  • Define follow-through and decisions to be made upon findings from models

  • Build required analytical pipelines

  • Customer behavior prediction in marketing space

Qualifications:

  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on numerical solutions and product development

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong understanding of marketing and financial concepts

  • Expertise in frequentist inference and computational statistics applications

  • Deep knowledge and experience in supervised Machine Learning techniques for numerical and categorical like: regression, decision trees, support vector machines, neural networks, random forest, boosting and other ensemble methods

  • Knowledge and experience in several unsupervised techniques for clustering, anomaly detection, dimensionality reduction and other applications

  • Re-sampling techniques

  • Understanding of Numerical Optimization algorithms

  • 5+ years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models

  • Understanding of Deep Learning concepts

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science highly desired

  • Text mining

  • Social network analysis

  • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Pinterest,  Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Crimson Hexagon, etc.

Technology & Frameworks:

  • Python - NumPy, Pandas, Jupyter, Scipy, sckit-learn, Matplotlib / Seaborn / Plotly / etc.

  • R - Shiny, Lattice or ggplot2, dplyr, r markdown, parallel or data.table, forecast

  • SQL, Hive

  • NoSQL

  • Spark / MLLib desirable

  • GIT

  • TensorFlow, Theano, Caffe or other Deep Learning frameworks

We are interested in hard-working, fast-learning talents and we have the know-how and scale to help you make your own career path. If you seek an entrepreneurial, flexible and team-oriented culture, come join us.

We are ready.