Data Scientist

NEW YORK CITY · DENVER · TAMPA · FULL TIME

JOB DESCRIPTION

We're not just looking for a data scientist, we're looking for someone who is prepared to go above and beyond to mine the data to uncover the secrets it holds. Your success will directly correspond to your ability to understand data trends and how accurate your predictive modeling is. 

Responsibilities:

•    Data analysis and reporting
•    Creative solving of optimization problems
•    Developing predictive models for various operations and technical functions
•    Crafting machine learning based tools and processes within the company
•    Discovering the information hidden in our vast amounts of data and analytics
•    Performing data mining and statistical analyses
•    Reporting to senior leadership on trends, predictions, and forecasts
•    Enhancing data collection and analytics
•    Creating automated anomaly detection systems and tracking of performance over time

SOME SKILLS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR JOB EASIER:

•    3+ years of commercial/academic experience in solving optimization problems
•    Commercial experience of implementing models in production
•    Experience with predictive modeling and being able to incorporate defined scope criteria into existing models
•    Experience working with both structured and unstructured data sets
•    MSc or PhD preferably in Operations Research, Machine Learning or related quantitative field
•    Creativity and capability to work with our senior leadership to structure a project from idea to experimentation to prototype to implementation
•    Strong skills to communicate with business departments to analyze processes and gather constraints for optimization problems
•    Proficiency in at least one programming language (object oriented and/or functional)
•    Extremely curious and eager to learn, with a hunger for seeing new products launched
•    Structured, analytical yet outside the box thinker, able to identify and apply relevant tools and methods from different fields to our specific needs
•    Business oriented mindset, with a genuine interest for the tech industry
•    Familiarity with SAS, .NET, C#, R, Python, Java, Perl, C+, SQL, Hadoop
•    Familiar with SaaS ecosystems
•    History of interacting with a team of designers & engineers without pissing them off
 

We offer a competitive salary package (they all say that), a great work environment (we mean it), and the opportunity to travel and be part of a team with an entrepreneurial culture. But above all else we offer you new experiences, the ability to pick up new skills along with freedom and respect!

To apply, please send resumes to talent@getswift.co

GetSwift Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer