PhD or MS in Computer science with an emphasis on algorithms, machine learning, data mining, statistics, information retrieval or similar field. We will also consider candidates with advanced degrees in Applied Mathematics. We will also consider strong BS candidates with degrees in Computer Science or Mathematics, as long as they have the other skills listed below.
o Strong coding skills in at least one high-level language such as Java/C++ and at least one scripting language such as Python/Ruby.
o Understanding of applied math areas which are commonly used in conventional and statistical algorithms, such as probability and statistics, linear algebra, optimization.
o Great oral and written communication skills.
o Having industry experience in a related field a plus.
o Knowledge of Hadoop and related technologies and SQL a plus.
Key Skills: machine learning, data mining, statistics, Data Scientist