Data Scientist

Data Scientist
  • $40 - $65 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Creve Coeur MO, United States Creve Coeur SAINT LOUIS United States 63141
Job Ref: JO000112193
Sector: IT
Date Added: 12 February 2021

Data Scientist

Data Scientist with strong Python coding and basic statistical skills is needed to solve modeling problems for a dynamic company. This is a long term contract position with potential to convert to full-time. Candidate will initially work remote, but will need to work on-site once the virus clears. Due to contractual obligations, candidate must be on our W2.

Responsibilities for the Data Scientist:
? Query data from multiple data sources
? Data wrangling and data manipulation
? Evaluate data quality and discover data limitations
? Build data processing pipelines
? Perform exploratory data analysis
? General data analysis using statistical and modeling methods
? Collect and engineer features for model development
? Evaluate and validate existing models
? Design and prototype models using statistical modeling, process modeling, and other techniques such as machine learning
? Select the most appropriate modeling techniques and data visualization methods for large datasets
? Assist with high-level analysis, design, and code reviews

Requirements for the Data Scientist
? Master’s Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or another highly quantitative discipline with at least 1-2 years postgraduate experience
? Strong Python coding skills for data management, visualization, and basic modeling (strong experience and knowledge with standard data science packages such as (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, sklearn)
? Proven experience in data querying and data analysis
? Experience in building data pipelines
? Statistical and/or machine learning experience
? Fast learner and follows project instructions
? Strong communication skills for effective interactions with business stakeholders as well as peer groups and team members:

(Must have: Strong python coding skills, great communication & collaboration skills, self-motivated, basic statistical data analyst and ML modeling development experience)
Preferences for the Data Scientist:
? Applied experience with agricultural, life, crop, plant, biotech science and/or agricultural, crop, Life, plant, datasets
? Experience in SQL, PySpark, and/or SparklyR/Spark
? Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional environment

“Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.”

Please apply online or email If you don’t meet these requirements, but are interested in other Impellam NA, Corestaff Services or Lorien opportunities, please register with us online at

Lorien is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

28/02/2021 12:00:00
USD 40.00 65.00 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Ian Mulloy

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