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Data Scientist

Location: Bellevue, Washington
Hansell Tierney is assisting our client with their direct hire search for a Data Scientist who is passionate about solving real world problems with advanced analytics and machine learning methods.

Since 2001 Hansell Tierney has been one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in Seattle Washington. As a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Hansell Tierney was created to serve and staff Northwest companies by doing things the right way, not just the easiest. We strive to do better by partnering with candidates, treating your experience as one of our own, providing our candidates with interesting local opportunities, and handling every relationship with the highest level of customer service possible. Our business is built on the deep understanding of the job market and the ability to over-deliver on our promises.

Location: Bellevue, WA
Duration: FTE

SUMMARY
The Data Scientists in this team create and deploy sophisticated machine learning models that power a vast range of applications related to fighting fraud, mitigating risk, and securing our electronic assets. Examples of applications they work on include identifying credit card fraud in online transactions, user behavior analysis to detect suspicious login behavior and data transfers, automatically finding data inconsistencies, and optimization of transaction queues. Building on strong competencies in Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing and so on, they work closely with business units and internal partners to understand issues and implement industry-leading solutions. ERS Data Scientists continually perform deep dives into the data to uncover new patterns and business opportunities, and take the lead to move new ideas from inception to production.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop, validate, and maintain data mining tools, algorithms, and other capabilities to solve problems in fraud and security
  • Collaborate with other statisticians and data scientists to formulate innovative solutions to experiment with and implement advanced modeling techniques
  • Analyze data covering a wide range of information from customer profile to transaction history
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses in a clear and effective manner
  • Collaborate with engineers and testers
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Requires a Master's of Science degree or a Ph.D. degree (preferred) in computer science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, or physics
  • Minimum two years of industry experience in developing machine learning models and deployment in production
  • Professional experience in fraud and/or security modeling preferred
  • Strong coding skills in R, Python, SQL and Java
  • Expertise in using TensorFlow, XGBoost, MXNet, and Apache Spark
  • Strong problem solving skills and communication skills
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Hansell Tierney 2955 80th Ave SE Suite 102 Mercer Island WA 98040 Office: 206-232-3080 Email: info@hanselltierney.com