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Rocket Software: Data Scientist II


Seeking a Data Scientist II to be responsible for implementing a new, innovative and highly collaborative cross-functional analytics program, by leveraging, extending and introducing new organizational capabilities and technology assets.



Company: Rocket Software
Location: Austin, TXRocket Software
Web: www.rocketsoftware.com
Position: Data Scientist II

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Rocket Software is building a next generation experience for database and system administration founded on a simple idea: offer our users a substantially more efficient, intelligence augmented and value-added way to accomplish their tasks. As an integral part of a new Advanced Analytics team, you will be responsible for implementing a new, innovative and highly collaborative cross-functional analytics program, by leveraging, extending and introducing new organizational capabilities and technology assets. You will have opportunity to experience working in fast-paced team with ample opportunities to shine.

The ideal candidate is a creative and passionate problem-solver who thinks big, acts quickly, and is motivated to develop new approaches to optimizing operational efficiencies using quantitative techniques, machine learning methods, and cutting-edge technology. We are looking for someone with strong experience solving difficult IT and system optimization problems.

What You'll Be Doing?

  • Engage broadly with the end-users to frame, structure and prioritize operational efficiency problems where analytic projects or tools can have the biggest impact for the end-user's efficiency.
  • Help the senior data scientist perform large-scale statistical research, analysis, and modeling in the areas of machine data (activity records, interaction graphs, performance data, etc.), optimizations, forecasting, and anomaly detection.
  • Work closely with a team of machine learning engineers to deploy and maintain models in production environments
  • Implement optimization algorithms, working with cross-functional teams to develop and deploy models as needed

What You'll Bring?

  • Experience working with SQL and NOSQL data sources
  • Experience working with Spark, Hadoop
  • Fluent with experimental design
  • Fluency with statistical and machine learning algorithms such as decision trees, neural networks, collaborative filtering, clustering, survival analysis, graph theory, etc.
  • Familiarity with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, CNTK, Caffe (preferred)
  • Experience with time series analysis and forecasts
  • Knowledge of visualization tools such as d3.js
  • Strong scripting skills in bash and at least one analytic programming language (python or R)
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication
  • Willingness to push boundaries and be uncomfortable