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Data Scientist

Location: Seattle, WA
Hansell Tierney is assisting our client, one of the fastest growing startups in the U.S.,with their search for a Data Scientist.

Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: FTE
You will research, design, and develop systems that can run predictive processes at scale, perform causal analysis of factors that affect the business through regression analysis and experimentation, and collaborate across the organization to lend analytical support to a variety of data problems.  Expect to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where you can have a big impact and deploy your solutions quickly.

What you'll work on:

  • Use machine learning to model business problems, such as pricing or customer behavior.
  • Perform causal analysis (regressions, experimental design & analysis) to understand how different business ‘levers’ affect shippers and carriers
  • Solve economic/business problems such as optimization, bundling, pricing, strategy, and more!
  • Provide data science advice across the organization

You should have:

  • Experience with SQL and a scientific/statistical language such as R, Python, and/or Matlab
  • 5+ years of experience doing pricing, choice analysis, ranking/relevancy problems, search optimization, etc.
  • Strong math/data science background - MS or PhD in Economics/Econometrics, Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Math, a Natural Science or equivalent quantitative subject
  • Ability to break down high-level business problems into concrete analytical solutions using data
  • Excellent communicator that can bridge between a wide range of stakeholders (product, engineering, sales, etc)

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with Unix
  • Big data tools such as Spark, and/or Hadoop
  • Time Series forecasting (ARIMA, exponential smoothing, etc.)
  • Experience with two-sided markets (platforms) and other Economic theory
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