Strong background in statistical concepts and calculations
4+ years experience with real data
Innovative and strong analytical and algorithmic problem solvers
2+ years experience with open source machine learning tools: Python/scikit-learn or R; NLP.
2+ years experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash) for orchestration and data manipulation
Data engineering experience, including SQL and experience manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis.
Preferred: experience with MapReduce/Hadoop and related technologies (e.g., Pig, Hive, Cascading). Familiarity with Amazon Web Services and Elastic MapReduce a plus.