Data Scientist, remote | 695102

Revel IT

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Reference: 695102
A Data Scientist contractor is needed in Columbus, Ohio to be responsible for data mining, building predictive models, & driving the construction of data products. Data Science focus surrounds core retail areas including planning, merchandising, inventory management & supply chain business areas.
This position will work closely with other Data Science team members to collect, model, analyze & provide insight on core data sets. This position will work closely with our business partners ensuring solutions meet business objectives and provide high contextual value.
Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience in building models and developing algorithms for machine learning, statistics, mathematical programming, and simulation in industry
  • 7+ years experience in managing and analyzing large-scale structured and unstructured data using Python.
  • 7+ years experience in SQL in big data environments and data modeling.
  • Experience with Machine Learning, Statistics, data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Experience with statistics methods such as forecasting, time series, hypothesis testing, classification, clustering and regression analysis.


  • Work with data engineers to build mineable datasets
  • Execute data mining activities providing insight from datasets
  • Build accurate predictive models driving decision making
  • Work with business owners to understand context with in datasets
  • Deliver insight to leadership, helping drive strategic business decisions
  • Hypothesize, experiment & drive insight by any means necessary
  • Drive innovation by evaluating business processes and identifying data science solutions.

Additional Requirements / Skills:

  • Experience with scientific computing and analysis packages such as NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, dplyr.
  • Experience with machine learning libraries and packages such as TensorFlow, Keras or PyTorch.
  • Experience with data visualization libraries such as Matplotlib, Pyplot, ggplot2
  • Experience writing testable code and shipping code into production.
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment
  • Experience using version control tools such as git
  • Experience with cloud technology such as GCP, AWS or Azure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively advocate technical solutions to research scientists, engineering teams and business audiences
  • Direct experience analyzing A/B experiments
  • Proven ability to convey rigorous technical concepts and considerations to non-experts
  • MS or PhD (preferred) in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, Math, Statistics, Physics or a related Engineering degree.


  • Problem formulation, theoretical knowledge of math and statistics
  • Mentoring lots of people / building a program to manage and educate younger analysts in process and techniques
  • Communication skills – answering technical questions confidently and succinctly
  • Consulting experience
  • Willingness to learn and be molded in our process
  • Aptitude for communication, aptitude for business and industry verticals
  • Business experience, vertical experience
  • Broad programming background, ability to mentor small groups.

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  


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