Entry Level Data Scientist

Entry Level Data Scientist

Join the Freya Systems team as a Data Scientist

Location: Media, PA

Worker Category: Full Time

Job Class: Entry Level Data Scientist

The associates of Freya’s team are the root of our success. We hire people with passion, drive, and a vision for the future. We acknowledge that it is the hard work our associates perform which makes our goals reality. Our culture is fueled by the cooperative and collaborative environment we work in every day.

Position Summary

The applicant will be working closely with a Senior Data Scientist to solve problems and develop solutions using R or Python. Part of the role will include learning about the business, interacting with customers, and being able to create solutions based on general requirements. The position will involve working with large, messy data sets that will need to be cleaned efficiently for analysis. The applicant will be primarily responsible for the execution of solutions after interacting with the Senior Data Scientist, but will eventually grow into a role where they will operate independently and be responsible for the life cycle of an entire project.

Technical Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, engineering, computer science, or related field is highly desired.  Applicants without a bachelor’s degree will be considered but a successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of mathematical knowledge and experience equivalent to or better than that obtained from an academic course.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills are essential to the position.

Solid knowledge of statistical techniques is a must.

Exposure to a programming (Java, Python) or statistical programming language (R, MATLAB, etc.) is required.

Key Attributes

Self-motivated with an enthusiasm to explore solutions and pursue an understanding of statistical analysis and machine learning techniques.

Must be eager to learn and have an aptitude for thinking outside of the box.

Needs to be able to communicate ideas clearly and work in a collaborative environment.

Must have a propensity for gathering requirements, executing tasks, and presenting the analysis in a concise manner with minimal guidance.

Strong organizational and presentation skills are desirable.

Additional Requirements

Must be a US Citizen

Desired Skills (not required)

Experience with SQL

Understanding of Machine Learning Techniques

Experiencing using BI tools (Power BI, Tableau, Qlik)

Compensation

Competitive Full-Time Salary Position

Comprehensive Benefits Packages including; Bonus scheme, Healthcare, 20 days of vacation a year plus 8 days for public holidays and 401k.

Interested in applying? Send us a cover letter and resume: careers@freyasystems.net