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Data Scientist - Southfield, MI

Job Description:

  • Work with research team to identify the data requirements, available data source (internal and external such as geo-location specific or social media) and expected outcomes in Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) research and experiments 
  • Recommend and support data collection, integration and retention requirements by assessing the effectiveness and accuracy of data source and data gathering techniques 
  • Apply advanced statistical and predictive modeling techniques to validate the findings, build, maintain and improve as iterative approach 
  • Coordinate with various teams to implement models 
  • Develop experimental design approaches to validate findings or test hypotheses 
  • Identify opportunities such as discovering new patterns form large data sets, and find solutions hidden in large data sets to improve the features/applications and find new features/applications 
  • Define the validity of data such as how the information is meaningful, and what other information it is related to 
  • Ensure the data is in compliance with the regulatory and security policies in place 
  • Develop usage and access control policies and systems in collaboration with other data related departments 
  • Provide ongoing tracking and monitoring of performance of the statistical models, recommends ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms that lead to findings, including new information 
  • Lead the design and deployment of enhancements and fixes to systems as needed 
  • Present and depict the rationale of the findings in easy to understand terms to the research team and to the management 
  • Educate the team (CAV research and IT department) on new approaches, such as testing hypotheses and statistical validation of results 

Required Qualifications:
  • Education Required Master’s or PhD degree (Preferred) in any one of the following disciplines, or in a similar discipline: Machine Learning, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer science or another quantitative field 

Experience/Knowledge Required ALL of the following: 
  • Demonstrated experience solving loosely defined problems by leveraging pattern detection over potentially large data sets 
  • 2+ years’ after school practical experience with data storage and analysis tools such as Sql, Hadoop or other big data frameworks 
  • 2+ years’ statistical modeling using tools such as Python, MATLAB, R, and/or SAS 
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics. 
  • Experience in statistical techniques and concepts (Properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and applying these to applications 

  • Experience with intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) or vehicular data 
  • Familiarity with either telematics, wireless networking, or V2V V2I communications protocols (examples: 3G, 4G LTE, 5G, UDP, IEEE802.11, CAN, V2V, V2I, V2X …) 
  • Experience programming within Unix-based operating systems, such as Linux 
  • Programming in Python Other Characteristics ALL of the following: ? Have a passion to create and try new ideas 
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Demonstrated ability to be productive independently or in a small team environment 
  • Eager to quickly learn by searching, reading, by example and trial & error 
  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment 
  • Accept some travel 
  • Accept long hours on occasion 

Does not mind working on new and diverse things as opposed to developing perfection in one area

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Southfield, MI
United States of America

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Posted Date:11/9/2018


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Job Title: Data Scientist

Location: Southfield, MI

Job Type: Temp Position

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Posted Date: 11/9/2018

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