Data Scientist

Full-time Kansas City, MO

We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join our client's team in their Kansas City office.  Our client has a diverse group of open-minded, hardworking individuals who know how to both have fun and get things done.  Their infrastructure is 100% cloud based, leveraging a wide array of open source and commercial technologies.  


As an integral part of the team, your responsibilities will include:


      Design and develop data workflows & predictive mathematical models composed of a variety of data sources

      Deploy, monitor, test and optimize these models, iterating towards optimal performance

      Present and communicate data model analyses to both technical and non-technical audiences

      Collaborate with product, engineering and infrastructure stakeholders to integrate data models with our products & services

      Contribute to the development of data lake & data warehouse solutions alongside data engineers

      Apply modern software design & development lifecycle best practices in your solutions

      Proactively meet standards for information security and compliance

      Thrive in a fast-paced, agile work environment

      Exhibit ownership and a sense of pride in your performance and contribution to our success



      5+ years multidisciplinary data experience (querying, cleansing, transforming, analyzing and presenting) in a business environment

      5+ years applied experience with machine learning algorithms, knowing when to leverage them, and the ability to explain what happens behind the scenes

      Strong experience with Python and its data analysis toolset (pandas, Scikit-learn, Jupyter, Matplotlib, etc.)

      Experience with scalable data technologies (Redshift, S3, Elasticsearch)

      Experience with the AWS machine learning toolset (SageMaker, AML)

      Distributed computing experience (Spark, EMR, Kafka)

      Effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas, matching the message and the audience

      Experience in digital analytics 



      The following benefits are offered for this position free of cost:

o   Healthcare

o   Dental insurance

o   Vision insurance

o   Life/AD&D insurance

o   Short-term disability

o   Long-term disability

      Employee bonus program tied to company performance

      Company involvement in non-profit organizations directly benefiting the Kansas City area

      Employee Morale Program

      Retirement Plan with Employer Match

      Monthly communication allowance

      Flexible work schedules

      Paid holidays

      Paid vacation time