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Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 38501 

 

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 Lead Data Scientist to join our team in Palo Alto, California (US-CA), United States (US).

 

 

Data Scientist Duties:

 

  • Select features, build and optimize classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Perform data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extend company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Process, clean, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner
  • Create automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • 15+ years of overall technology experience, with 7+ years of data science and data analysis experience
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • 3-5 years of proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig and systems like SPARK.
  • 3-5 years of experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Couchbase, or Cassandra
  • 3-5 years of experience with applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • 3-5 years of experience with scripting and programming skills
  • Operated successfully in large-scale, highly complicated and global environments – Japan experience is a plus
  • Advanced technical degree or MBA preferred

 

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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