Data Scientist in Piscataway, NJ at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

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Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Data Scientist to join their team in Piscataway, NJ.


  • Design and build leading edge predictive models and AI/ML algorithms for initial simulations or prototypes and subsequent ingestion into mainstream software applications
  • Design and develop data collection processes to support these models
  • Build a structure and process for modeling, predicting, and classifying user behavior and other business metrics
  • Study, explore, and evaluate new and existing data sources to determine their effectiveness and accuracy for use in AI/ML models; Provide actionable recommendations to business stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture to define the big data infrastructure needed to solution and develop the AI/ML models
  • Develop tools and processes to periodically validate AI/ML models against expected and observed outcomes and assess impact on business defined key performance indicators; Iteratively improve models based on findings


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or related fields; Advance degree is a plus
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in building Data integration, Data mining, and ETL solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in SQL, PL/SQL and other traditional Data Analysis tool
  • 5+ years of experience in IT/Software/Application development and design
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with key AWS services like S3, EMR, EC2, SNS, Lambda, Glue, CFT etc.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience and expertise in R, Python, and shell scripting
  • 3+ years developing Advanced Analytics solutions, including but not limited to, Data Visualization tools
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in AI and ML model development
  • Able to initiate and drive projects from conception to completion given poorly scoped problem statements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience using data mining/data analysis methods, a variety of data tools, building and implementing AI/ML models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations using both structured and unstructured data sets
  • Experience in evaluating software tools and techniques and making recommendations
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