Data Scientist

VC5 Consulting
Houston, Texas
Jun 18, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Scientist, Data
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Position: 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 to join our dynamic team
As a Data Scientist, you will contribute to developing solutions for industry disrupting analytics software
To succeed in this role you will be highly motivated and adaptable to changing needs as the
company grows.

  • Under the direction of senior staff, 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.
  • MS or BS degree in Computer Science (preferred), or STEM field.
  • Ability to apply machine learning, statistics, and optimization principles to problem solving.
  • 0 to 2 years experience in a Data Scientist role.
  • Ability to build Google Cloud Platform highly scalable data processing pipelines for volatile live data streams.
  • Knowledge of geospatial data processing tools and python packages is desirable
  • Knowledge of image processing, algorithm and machine learning libraries is desirable
  • 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.