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Data Scientist

Ref: US_EN_6_914770_1408182

Posted on 11 July 2022

Data Scientist:

Modis, the leader in the IT and Engineering Staffing Industry is currently interviewing candidates for the position of Data Scientist.  This is a full-time, permanent position that is fully remote. 


What you’ll do:

  • Develop Data Science products in an agile scrum squad, collaborating with Data Engineers, other Data Scientists and business stakeholders
  • Build and test machine learning algorithms, forecasting/predictive algorithms, and optimization models
  • Mine complex data to identify patterns and trends
  • Perform hands-on text, quantitative, statistical, financial, and operational analysis
  • Deepen understanding of utilities structure and operations to answer the right question more effectively
  • Identify new data sources and evaluate emerging technologies for data discovery and model development
  • Collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Provides thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders
  • What You Will Need to be Qualified:

  • You have a Bachlor’s degree in a quantitative disclipline (e.g., computer science, machine learning, statistics, mathematics or econometrics, economics, physics or related field) along with related 3 years of related experience. Masters, PhD are beneficial
  • Your related experience should include in depth knowledge of: machine learning, statistical software and statistical techniques
  • Experience with machine learning models such as decision trees, random forests, and neural networks and evaluation metrics like F1 score and ROC AUC
  • Experience in at least one programming language or statistical software package such as Python, R, RapidMiner or Matlab
  • Experience with linear regression modelling and other statistical techniques such as t-tests, least squares, confidence intervals
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum development with DevOps methodologies geared toward rapid prototyping and piloting of cloud solutions
  • Good presentation and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex analytical concepts to people from other fields
  • Ability to guide other colleagues and lead research efforts in a cross-functional team
  • Experience in building positive relationships and working with peers cross-functionally, demonstrating teamwork and collaboration
  • If you’re interested in this fully remote Data Scientist position, please apply directly at or send your resume to

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