A data scientist with deep experience in one or more areas of data science, but pervasive exposure to all data science techniques / models. Ready to explore new data sets from clients, enable clients in the usage of IBM-provided data or models, or create new algorithms. Broad exposure to IBM tools and general data science models. SPSS or similar tool usage.
Data science professionals provide client-facing services for our next generation cognitive predictive analytics solution, providing insights powered by Watson Analytics. They work with IBM's clients and industry experts to correctly frame problems for the customer, analyze their data, apply machine learning technologies, and develop predictive insights helping analyze and address business problems, predict the future, or take action.
Typically data scientists should have at least a Master’s degree in data science, statistics, or related field and have expertise in machine learning, statistics, and data architectures. Experience with data science environments R, Python, SAS, or SPSS is very important. They have strong knowledge of Machine Learning techniques for regression, classification, clustering, and forecasting. Professional experience in addition to academic is important. Good communication and teaming skills are critical.
We look for professionals with:
Hands on experience working with very large data sets, including statistical analysis, data visualization, data mining, and data cleansing/transformation.
Ability to communicate analytical results in a way that is meaningful for business stakeholders and provides actionable insights.
Has successfully demonstrated in prior experience the ability to discover new opportunities where analytical techniques can be leveraged for solving business problems across the company.
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