Job ID: 38843

Data Scientist
Our client is seeking a Data Scientist to join their team in Portland, OR. The Data Scientist uses advanced techniques that integrate traditional and nontraditional datasets and methods to enable analytical solutions.

Responsibilities of the Data Scientist
Applies predictive analytics, machine learning, simulation, and optimization techniques to generate management insights and enable customer-facing applications.
Participates in building analytical solutions leveraging internal and external applications to deliver value and create competitive advantage. 
Translates complex analytical and technical concepts to non-technical employees.

Qualifications of the Data Scientist
Degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, or related field, or six-eight additional years of related experiences on complex tasks and or projects. Expertise using R, Python or equivalent analytic programming languages. 
Deep experience working with SQL and databases.
Strong experience in developing sound analytics-based solutions to business problems. 
Excellence in applying analytical rigor and technical proficiency to the business environment. 
Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
Some barriers to entry exist at this level (i.e., dept/peer review).
Ability to clearly communicate complex analytical topics in a clean and simple way to multiple partners and senior leadership. 
Excellent collaborator with partners, product and technical teams to contribute to tools development and influence prioritization. 
Manipulate large data sets for business insights and implement solutions, specifically focused on advanced problems and models. 
Champion the use of statistics, distributions and confidence intervals to make decisions based on data.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to other personnel.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”


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