Data Scientist

Ashkelon · Full-time · Entry-level

About The Position

A growing high-tech company operating in Ashkelon looking for a Data Scientist to analyze large amounts of raw information to find patterns that will help improve our sports data. We are looking for a team member to build productionized data products to provide our organization with predictive insights and analytics to inform the business for strategic decisions and improve overall customer experience.

Responsibilities

  •  Ability to take vague initial research questions/green field analysis problems and turn them into a concrete analysis project, by working directly with business stakeholders and guiding them through the problem definition stage for the project
  • Take business requirements and turn them into a research project which includes designing and implementing A/B testing
  • Analyze large datasets using descriptive inferential statistics, clustering, and various predictive analytics (from basic exploration to complex data mining exercises).
  • Drive stakeholder consensus in diverse groups, and generate buy-in on direction. plus ability to communicate findings to non-technical audiences (presentations, white paper style summaries)
  • Understand emerging trends in data science, including new tools, languages and methodologies

 

Requirements

Must:

  • BA Degree in listed fields or equivalent experience (Statistics, Engineering, or Computer Science). 
  •  2+ Work experience with at least one of the following: 

 Statistics, Machine learning, Deep Learning

  • Strong programming skills and strong machine learning/statistics skills (Proficient programming experience using Python)
  • Basic sql knowledge 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large data sets 

Significant advantage:

  • Big data frameworks (Sparks,Hadoop,Hive) knowledge 
  • Big data file formats (Parquet,Avro) - significant advantage

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