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Data Mining Analyst


 
  
for a growing DC office focusing on predictive analytics projects at several Federal government clients.


Elder Research Company: Elder Research
Location: Washington, DC
Web: www.datamininglab.com

Elder Research, Inc. is currently seeking a new Data Miner / Predictive Analyst for its growing DC office focusing on predictive analytics projects at several Federal government clients.

Founded in 1995, Elder Research is one of the leading consulting firms focused on predictive analytics, with clients ranging from hedge funds to government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations to start-up ventures. We are known for a collegial work environment and for solving difficult problems that require both cutting-edge expertise and practical experience. Ongoing application areas include fraud detection, risk scoring, marketing analytics, political predictions, market timing, and national security.

Education:
Bachelors in Statistics, Engineering, Math, Physics, or other technical field

Requirements:

  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelors in Statistics, Engineering, Math, Physics, or other technical field and 1 to 4 years experience
  • Experience building predictive models with sophisticated algorithms including: linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, CHAID, neural networks, Support Vector Machines, etc
  • Experience working on advanced analytics projects in a business or government application
  • Understanding of how predictive analytics fits into the business process and ability to communicate the ROI of analytics to management
Preferences:
  • Masters in Statistics, Engineering, Math, Physics, or other technical field and 2 to 5 years experience in data mining and predictive modeling
  • Experience presenting ROI of predictive analytics projects to internal management, clients, or prospects
  • Experience deploying predictive models into a database or data warehouse system and monitoring model performance after implementation or other data analysis-related experience with databases
  • Experience in mathematical and technical programming in object-oriented languages including Java and C++
Job Responsibilities include:
  • As part of a team, work on predictive analytics projects with Federal government clients and report directly to Project Manager
  • Work directly with client managers and technical staff to understand business problem, develop predictive models, and deploy/implement models into client database/data warehouse system
  • Occasionally give presentations on a deep technical level as well as high-level overview to senior management to get their buy-in
  • Occasionally give presentations to potential clients as the technical expert in order to win new clients
_Contact_:
Email to careers@datamininglab.com


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