Job Description 

As a Data Scientist at PRGX, you will be leading a team of business analysts and technical resources to solve our customers’ data challenges using various statistical, modeling & Machine Learning techniques. The Data Scientist should be able to individually solve problems of higher complexity and assist and guide/mentor more junior consultants through their experience in problem resolution. They should be able to understand the business problem to be solved and should be skilled at extracting, transforming, and analyzing data using a variety of common analytical tools and statistical techniques. The Data Scientist should be able to present findings in compelling manner to business and non-technical audience. The position requires a team player that seeks to supplement their skills through the use of project experience, self-study, and ongoing training. 

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional work experience working with data integration, classification & matching & machine learning data science
  • 3+ years recent hands-on experience working with data tools like Rapidminer, Alteryx or Python
  • Advanced SQL skills working with a variety of databases and wrangling and cleansing data from multiple sources
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Regression techniques (Logistic, Linear, Non-Linear) and data classification modeling. In addition to these modeling techniques, experience with 2 or more additional modeling techniques (i.e. Time Series Analysis, Text Analytics, Random Forest, Clustering, Linear programming, Support Vector Machines, Naive Bayes, Neural Networks, Auto-encoders, General Adversarial Networks, Principal Component Analysis, Markov Decision Process, etc…)
  • Experience working directly with the end users to understand the business problem and identifying what models will be used to solve that problem
  • Prior experience mentoring & leading teams of junior data scientists or business analysts where you were responsible for providing project estimates for your work stream and assigning tasks to other team members
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be capable of effectively articulating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Must have an undergraduate (BS) or postgraduate (MS/Ph.D.) degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Econometrics, Operations Research or equivalent work experience AND a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience

Nice To Have:

  • Experience working with 1 or more data visualization tools such Qlik Sense, Tableau or PowerBI to tell the “data” story
  • Individuals with past management consulting experience