Principal Data Scientist

Job description

Strong Analytics is seeking a Principal Data Scientist to join our growing team!

Principal Data Scientists take responsibility for designing, executing, and delivering successful projects for our clients. They play a "player coach" role. In this role, you will:

  • Work with clients to scope project requirements and architecture
  • Orchestrating the project team (data scientists, engineers, and dev-ops) to successfully build out the project roadmap
  • Diving in at key points to contribute technically (e.g., in data modeling/engineering)
  • Preparing/presenting final deliverables to clients at project updates and final delivery

Successful applicants will have several years of experience in design, researching, and deploying data products (specifically, machine learning pipelines/APIs, dashboards). Through these projects, you will have developed an experience in working with clients to scope out projects and in presenting your research and final deliverables.

Strong offers a comprehensive compensation package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit sharing or equity, based on experience
  • 100%-covered Health insurance for employees, 75%-covered dependents
  • Four weeks PTO
  • Work-from-Home Wednesdays
  • 401(k) matching
  • Personalized monthly perks with matched charitable donations

Requirements

Candidates will be evaluated based on their experience in the following areas:

  • Technical skills:
    • Statistical modeling
    • Data visualization
    • Machine learning algorithms
    • Causal inference
    • SQL
    • Working with various RDBMS (e.g., Postgres, MySQL) and distributed data systems (e.g., Spark, Hive)
    • Python engineering
    • Cloud services (e.g., AWS)
    • Client skills
  • Client/project skills:
    • Scoping project requirements
    • Translating requirements into a project development roadmap
    • Creating deliverables (e.g., decks, software, documentation)
    • Leading project meetings

Applicants should have the ability to travel infrequently (<5% of your time) for conferences, and occasional client site visits.