Data Scientist : 21-04959 - #390542

Akraya Inc.


Date: 08/19/2021 23:00 PM

City: San Bruno, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Primary Skills: Data Scientist, Python, Java, NLP

Duration: 6 Months (Possible Extension)

Type: W2 and C2C



Job Description

Automation and Optimization team leverages data, algorithms and analytics to optimize and automate all things related to client operations - merchandising, site content, search etc. Our team endeavors to improve site performance with actionable data backed insights. We are looking for a strong leader with good understanding of data science / data analytics concepts and business acumen.

Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.

Determine new ways to improve shelf optimization and predictive capabilities.

Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources.

Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.



Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics or related field; OR a Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics or related field and 2 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, data mining, statistics, NLP or related field.
  • Programming skills in one of the following languages: Python, Java, Scala, C/C++.
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting the results of product experiments. Knowledge of statistical languages such as R.
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, or Spark).
  • Working knowledge of querying from Cloud databases and SQL.
  • Experience managing end-to-end machine learning pipeline from data exploration, feature engineering, model building, performance evaluation, and online testing with big data set.
  • Excellent communications and organizational skills
  • Prior experience in this area with eCommerce or Online Retail would be a plus.
To follow up with any questions, please contact Khushbu at (408) 512-2361



Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).



If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.



Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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