Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/16/2019
Job Category:
Information Services
Data Scientist
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Reasoning Mind | Provo, UT
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Job Description

Imagine Learning creates engaging educational software to teach language, literacy, and mathematics to grades K-12. We are looking for a talented and passionate Data Scientist to mine, interpret, analyze, and communicate to stakeholders insightful data to help drive decision making and ultimately better serve our educational partners and their students.

This position is based in our Provo, Utah, office.

Qualifications

Experience

* 3-5 years of relevant experience in data science
* Experience with common data science technologies, such as R, NumPy, SciPy, Amazon SageMaker, etc.; excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
* Experience with data visualization tools, such as Matplotlib, GGplot, Power BI, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, naïve Bayes, SVM, random forests, etc.
* Proficiency in using query languages (SQL preferred)
* Excellence in Excel and PowerPoint or comparable technologies
* Comfort working in a dynamic group with several ongoing concurrent projects
* Familiarity with AWS big data technologies is highly desirable (e.g., Redshift, Glue, Athena, EMR, SageMaker, etc.)

Essential Job Functions

* Works as a data strategist, identifying and integrating new datasets into our modeling and reporting
* Mines relevant data sources for business needs, and collects large structured and unstructured datasets and variables
* Devises and utilizes algorithms and models to mine big data stores, performs data and error analysis to improve models, and cleans and validates data for uniformity and accuracy
* Analyzes data for trends and patterns, and interprets data with a clear objective in mind
* Implements analytical models into production by collaborating with software and data engineers
* Communicates analytic solutions to stakeholders and implements improvements as needed to operational systems

For Candidates in the European Union: As part of any recruitment process, Imagine Learning collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations. For a copy of our Job Applicant Privacy Notice, please contact info@imaginelearning.com.

About Reasoning Mind

Reasoning Mind is a non-profit company whose goal is the improvement of K-12 education in the United States. As a means to this end we develop highly innovative web-based learning environments. Founded in 2000, Reasoning Mind has since implemented a successful pilot project and is now carrying out development activities in preparation for the next project. The Reasoning Mind team is a group of dedicated individuals - managers, programmers, tutors, teachers, philanthropists, parents - striving to solve the educational crisis for the benefit of the children of the nation. Reasoning Mind believes that through a joint effort of teachers, parents, legislators and philanthropic foundations, the dream of a better educational system can become a reality.