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Date: Oct 20, 2018

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 33890 

 

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

 

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Data Scientist - Big Data to join our team in Durham, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

 

 

We are looking for data scientists to work on machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling for predictive and prescriptive enterprise analytics. Successful candidates will be expected to investigate state of the art techniques in advanced machine learning and statistical modeling, and design, develop, and deploy state-of-art, scalable systems for innovative analytics applications in a set of industrial verticals (e.g. healthcare, transportation, customer care etc.). Applicants will be expected to work with a diverse set of data sources, such as time series data, spatial, graph data, semi-structured and unstructured data, and build statistical/machine-learning models in support of on-demand, real-time analytic services. The applicant should also have strong skills in explaining and interpreting the analytic models and outcomes in both research and application contexts.


Experience preparing data i.e., Extract, transform and combine all incoming data with the goal of discovering hidden insight, which in turn can improve business processes, address a problem or result in cost savings.

 

Day to Day job Duties: (what this person will do on a daily/weekly basis) 

 
Evaluate trends, characterize factors, develop predictive models, and identify optimization opportunities.
Provide accurate, timely, relevant and quality analysis that translate data into sound organizational decisions.
Research, design and prototype robust and scalable models based on machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling to answer key business problems.
Build tools and support structures needed to analyze data, perform elements of data cleaning, feature selection and feature engineering and organize experiments in conjunction with best practices.
Work with development teams & business groups to ensure models can be implemented as part of a delivered solution replicable across many clients.
Present findings to stakeholders to drive improvements and solutions from concept through to delivery.
 

Basic Qualifications: (what are the skills required to this job with minimum years of experience on each)

 
Data Scientist-Hadoop: 3-5 years
Strong skills in software prototyping and engineering with expertise in applicable programming and analytics languages (Python, R, C/C++) and various open source machine learning and analytics packages to generate deliverable modules and prototype demonstrations of their work
SQL programming skills
Experience with design and implementation of analytic models and methodologies for new applications.
Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
Experience with large and complex data sets
Demonstrated ability to propose novel solutions to problems, performing experiments to show feasibility of their solutions and working to refine the solutions into a real-world context
Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
 
 

Travel:  Need Locals

Degree: Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

 
 
Desirable Skills / Experience:
 
PhD in computer science, computer engineering or MS with 3+ years of experience in related field.
Deep knowledge of fundamentals of machine learning, data mining and statistical predictive modeling, and extensive experience applying these methods to real world problems
Desired interdisciplinary skills include big data technologies, ETL, statistics and causal inference, Deep Learning, modeling and simulation
Breadth of skills and experience in machine learning – diverse types of data, diverse data sources, different types of learning models, diverse learning settings
Experience in Healthcare domain

 

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                

                     

About NTT DATA Services

 

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

 

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

 

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

 

 

 


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