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Data Scientist


Join the team that built Obama for America Analytics. Work closely and collaboratively with analysts and engineers to identify, quantify and solve big, meaningful problems.



CivisAnalytics
Company: CivisAnalytics
Location: Chicago, IL
Web: www.civisanalytics.com
Position Overview

Data Scientists are responsible for providing the fundamental data science that powers our work - including predictive analytics, data mining, experimental design and ad-hoc statistical analysis.

As a Data Scientist, you will join our Chicago-based data science team, working closely and collaboratively with analysts and engineers to identify, quantify and solve big, meaningful problems. Data Scientists will have the opportunity to dive deeply into big problems and work in a variety of areas. Civis Analytics has opportunities for applicants who are seasoned professionals, brilliant new comers, and anywhere in between.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in statistics, machine learning, computer science with heavy quant focus, a related subject, or a Bachelor's degree and significant work experience
  • An ability and eagerness to constantly learn and teach others
  • Experience using applied statistics or machine learning in a professional or other intensive problem-solving environment with large, complex datasets
  • Expertise in R, STATA, or other statistical packages
  • Experience identifying and adapting to imperfect data

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in statistics, computer science, or a related subject
  • Expert ability to identify and adapt to imperfect data
  • Significant work experience in statistical modeling, machine learning,
  • Comfort with programming

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