Posted: 06/12/2019

Sr Data Scientist

Profile Summary:


We have an opportunity for a Sr. Data Scientist working in the Analytics Center of Excellence. The Sr. Data Scientist will be responsible for supporting and expanding the use of our new Analytics Hybrid Architecture.  


Profile Description:


  • Working with the Analytics CoE's Operations Data Team to integrate data sources including big data, traditional in-house databases, 3rd-party data, and public data, into the Analytic’s new hybrid architecture. 
  • Supporting the Analytic’s automated batch processes running on a combination of Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) and IBM SPSS Modeler in a Linux environment.  Some on-call responsibilities will be required.
  • Establishing best practices around the use of CDSW and the Big Data platform, and performing code reviews and assisting with code migrations to that platform.
  • Utilize BigData experience to assist with performance tuning of code, and tuning of predictive models as needed.


Knowledge and Experience:


  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, computer science, actuarial, applied mathematics, or engineering
  • Expertise in SQL query development
  • Big Data expertise in Hadoop, including:  Hue, HDFS, Hive, Python, Spark, GitHub, and data visualization
  • 2+ years of Experience with Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW)   
  • Share and Document Best Practices for CDSW including project collaboration, production code migrations, and automation
  • Knowledge of, or a desire to learn, IBM SPSS Modeler
  • Some on-call support may be required.  (Most of which is during normal working hours.)

Where: Windsor, CT,


Industry: Financial Services
Position Type: Contract to Hire