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Senior Data Scientist

Norcross, Georgia

Senior Data Scientist

Atlanta, GA


MDI Group is seeking a Senior-level Data Scientist for our Client in Atlanta. The Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for leveraging techniques such as optimization, data mining, statistical analysis and mathematical modeling, to develop solutions that help the Client operate more efficiently and cost-effectively.

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field
  • 5+ years of experience in model prototyping through use of optimization tools including CPLEX, AMPL, or OPL
  • Strong programming, data mining and machine learning background
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing and/or transportation industry
  • Analytical and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, execute and deliver projects on time
  • Must be comfortable with unstructured, fast moving and constantly evolving high growth environment
  • Committed team player who is proactive, takes ownership over the success of their projects, and works hard to support those around them
  • Demonstrated ability in innovation to create business value and influence business strategy

Preferred Skills & Experience: 

  • PhD in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field
  • Experience with machine learning, graph analysis and statistical modeling
  • Proficiency in at least one statistics/data analysis package, such as Spark, Python or R
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Python or Java, etc.
  • Experience with deploying data science solutions in a live, production environment
  • Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, and integration testing
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills; ability to communicate with data-driven stories
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and techniques
  • Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical team members

Reach out to MDI Group today to learn more about this excellent opportunity. 

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Experience: 0

Role: Other Area(s)

Job Order Number: 47485

Date Posted: 01/10/2018

Start Date: 02/05/2018

End Date: 08/05/2018