Lead Data Scientist

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Technology
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B19010 - Digital Technology
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MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced degree in Data Science or Quantitative field (or Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience)
ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Passion for solving complex problems and searching for the best approach to a problem
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong ability to quickly grasp deep understanding of our business 
  • Expert in building machine learning and statistical models (classification, regression, clustering, etc.) 
  • Profound understanding of statistics and machine learning 
  • Advanced proficiency in a high-level programming language such as Python
  • Advanced proficiency working with databases (NoSQL) and applications to create ETL pipelines in SQL and other languages
  • High skills in using data science languages and frameworks such as Python (pandas, scikit-learn, etc.) R, etc.
  • Strong practical experience working with distributed systems such as Spark and Hadoop (Impala, Hive, HDFS, etc.) 
  • Experience in developing on cloud (AWS, Azure) 
  • Passion about using visualization tools to tell a story about data (Bokeh, Seaborn, Matplotlib, Tableau, ggplot2, Shiny, d3.js, etc.) 
  • Extensive experience building out production-grade data pipelines, applications, and platforms
  • Interest in learning new languages and tools and love to stay on top of developments in the field
  • Strong ability to work across disciplines to collaborate with data scientists, software engineers, and product teams 
  • Enjoy learning new programming languages and tools and love to stay on top of developments in the field  
  • Appreciate the importance of creating robust quality control processes for your models and data
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree preferred
 MINIMUM PRIOR RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE TYPICALLY REQUIRED:
  •  10+ years of prior work experience preferred
ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • A passion for solving complex problems.
  • Strong command of statistical models (classification, regression, clustering, etc.) and/or building machine learning
  • Highly skilled in using data science languages and frameworks such as Python (pandas, scikit-learn, etc), SAS, R, etc.
  • Strong inter-team skills to handle external dependencies
  • Comfortable working with databases and applications to create ETL pipelines in SQL and other languages.
  • Passionate about using visualization tools to tell a story about data (Bokeh, Seaborn, Matplotlib, Tableau, ggplot2, Shiny, d3.js, etc.)
  • The ability to work across disciplines to collaborate with data scientists, software engineers, and product teams.
  • The desire to learn new programming languages and tools and love to stay on top of developments in the field.
  • Understand importance of creating robust quality control processes for you models and data.
  • A detailed knowledge of several business processes, with the ability to understand and articulate new processes quickly.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess relevant facts, identify alternative approaches, and supply recommended solutions.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, consulting, and presentation skills 
  • Financial Industry Experience highly beneficial.
  • Professional Skills:
  • Organizational Skills
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Interpersonal
 At Putnam we are committed to a diverse workforce and take positive steps to ensure equal opportunity in our recruitment process. We also undertake to hire, develop and retain the most talented individuals by valuing the varied skills that you bring.




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