Data Scientist - Machine Learning

Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
Leading San Francisco-based FinTech company that is leading the marketplace lending industry is looking for a data scientist / machine learning  to help develop the next generation of  algorithms and play a key role in the company's data science initiatives. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a team applying data-driven machine learning technologies to large data sets.

Job Description

  • Strong background in applying statistical machine learning techniques to predicitive modeling
  • Strong ability in at least one programming language, preferably PYTHON
  • Experience and fluency in big data platforms such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Sapark
  • Stong text mining and statistical language processing 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or preferably an MS or PhD in computer science, data mining, machine learning, statistics, math, or other quantitative discipline
  • Stong experience in applying statistical machine learning techniques to predictive modeling 
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python or Ruby, etc
  • Experience with text mining and statistical language processing
  • Flucney in big data platforms - Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, and/or Spark
  • MUST have 3+ years buiness experience: PhDs with no actual work experience WILL NOT be considered!
  • Industry Agnostic
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