Data Scientist Specialized in Life Sciences

JOB PURPOSE

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques.
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods and developping the right algorithms to achieve the expected results.
  • Applying third party sources of information when needed.
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Converting ad-hoc analysis in general algorithms that allows to present results in a clear manner.
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.

REPORTING TO: CSO
DEPARTMENT

EDUCATION LEVEL

  • BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics of Physicists (Physicists have strong mathematical background, computing skills, and come from a discipline in which survival depends on getting the most from the data).
  • Knowledge and experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab.
  • Knowledge in platforms with data science tools (AWS, Google, Spark).
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.

SKILLS

  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable.
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills. Advanced knowledge in Python, R. Desirable in Java.
  • Data-oriented personality.
  • Ability to work autonomously.

JOB SPECIFIC AND EXPERIENCE

  • Take ownership of customer issues reported and see problems through to resolution
  • Research, diagnose, troubleshoot and identify solutions to resolve customer issues
  • Follow standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers
  • Ensure proper recording and closure of all issues
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports
  • Document knowledge in the form of knowledge base tech notes and articles

LANGUAGES – English Speak, Read & Write Proficiency

CONTACT – Toni Manzano (Co-founder & R&D Director) – bigfinite – toni.manzano@bigfinite.com

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