Senior Data Scientist

Employer
VC5 Consulting
Location
Houston, Texas
Posted
Apr 23, 2024
Closes
Apr 28, 2024
Ref
2750654460
Discipline
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Scientist, Data
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Position: Senior Data Scientist

Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the US, UK, EU, CA, AU or NZ

Location: Houston, TX greatly preferred; otherwise US preferred or UK, EU, CA, AU or NZ

Position Type: Full-time

Job Description:
We are seeking a talented Data Scientist with expertise in algorithm development, Google Cloud Platform, geospatial data analysis, and relational databases to join our team
As a Senior Data Scientist, you will play a leading role in developing solutions for industry disrupting analytics software
To succeed in this role you will be highly motivated and adaptable to changing needs as our company grows.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with analysts and domain experts to understand business requirements and translate them into technical product solutions.
  • Design and implement probabilistic and deterministic algorithms for information extraction and fusion from a variety of remote sensing and proprietary data sources.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis for problem definition and refinement
    Develop and test candidate algorithms to demonstrate tradeoffs for final selection.
  • Assemble and clean training and test datasets.
  • Perform model training
    Iterate to meet model performance requirements.
  • Develop and maintain Python-based applications for processing volatile live data streams on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Work closely with relational databases and execute complex queries to extract actionable insights from geospatial data.
  • Optimize application performance and scalability to ensure flawless operation under heavy load conditions.
  • Implement best practices for code quality, testing, and deployment automation in a continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) environment.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends related to real-time data processing, algorithms, machine learning, geospatial analysis, and cloud computing.

Qualifications:
  • PhD or MS degree in Computer Science (preferred), or STEM field.
  • Ability to apply machine learning, statistics, and optimization principles to problem solving.
  • 5 years minimum experience in a Data Scientist role.
  • Hands-on experience building Google Cloud Platform highly scalable data processing pipelines for volatile live data streams.
  • Ability to take ownership of project tasks through to completion, producing positive outcomes despite unforeseen complexity.
  • Knowledge of geospatial data formats (e.g., GeoJSON, Shapefiles), libraries (e.g., Geopandas, GDAL, Fiona, Shapely) and spatial database query syntax (e.g., PostGIS)
  • Proficient in image processing, algorithm and machine learning libraries (SciPy, Pytorch, Tensorflow, Scikit-Image, Scikit-Learn, OpenCV)
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with remotely located staff in different time zones, demonstrating strong communication and coordination skills.
What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment where innovation is encouraged.
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies.