Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Austin, TX 2016-11-02 - –

W2ogroup W2O Group

THE POSITIVE FUTURE OF COMMUNICATIONS

WCG is a global communications company that empowers clients to connect with audiences in ways that are both meaningful and relevant. Our fully integrated communications, creative and interactive services bring our client messages to customers wherever they are. We don’t just execute marketing campaigns and PR tactics. We establish vital communications. Serving as communication stewards, we help clients with customers using every media channel there is, both traditional and new.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team! Applicants should be smart, passionate, applied scientists interested in using large data sets composed of online data and analytical methods to answer hard questions from some of the biggest companies in the world. Data Scientists should have a background in the natural or physical sciences with experience using Python or R to collect, structure, manipulate, and report data to answer hard questions. No previous agency experienced required.

Skill Requirements:

Master’s degree in physical/natural sciences or equivalent experience, OR 2-3 year’s work experience as a data scientist

Specialist in an applied physical or natural science, e.g. Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, etc.

Experience using Python and NumPy/SciPy/Pandas/etc.

Experience interpreting data to determine outcomes

Skilled at explaining complex concepts in simple terms

Nice To Have:

Experience with R for data processing.

Experience with Java

Experience with JavaScript

Experience with data visualization technologies — ggplot, bokeh, d3, etc.

Experience with relational data stores – MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.

Experience with non-relational data stores – ElasticSearch, CloudSearch, DynamoDB, etc.

BA/BS or higher degree in the physical or natural sciences is required.

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