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Data Engineer

San Francisco, California | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/27/2017 Job ID: 17574 Industry: Engineering

Position Title:  Data Engineer:

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Data Engineer:

We are looking for a Data Engineer that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of user data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products as well as developing internal A/B testing procedures to continually test and improve our products.

Job Requirements:
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending company’ s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner to the rest of the team
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance

Job Qualifications:
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc 
  • A self starter with great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases including MongoDB
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Experience with Google Cloud services including BigQuery

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Bob Saunders


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