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Advanced Analytics- Consultant
JO-1701-882
Philadelphia
 

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016-2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.


Are you someone who wants to help clients adopt data driven strategies and practices to address a diverse variety of business problems and opportunities?


As an Advanced Analytics Consultant, your main focus will be crafting, defining and implementing machine learning and data mining capabilities that help our clients advance their strategies, improve operations and reduce costs. We collaborate with a diverse range of leaders across clients, partners and Slalom, including data architecture, project management, user experience and organizational effectiveness.


Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, evaluate and modify unsupervised, supervised and reinforcement machine learning algorithms in the context of solving business problems.
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Identify third party data sources, as needed, to improve performance of models
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis in support of client’s needs during the engagement
  • Partner with client, partner and Slalom resources to automate and operationalize data collection, analysis and publication of insights.
  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
  • etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as Python, PySpark, R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, perfection in Python is particularly desirable.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with AWS and SPARK, including EMR, ML Pipeline and MLlib
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.


Qualifications

  • PhD or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related disciplines.
  • 5+ years of experience in commercial applications of qualitative, predictive and prescriptive statistics
  • You will have meaningful experience in the Healthcare, Financial Services, Media and/or Retail
  • Experience with large data sets, 3rd party data acquisition and operating in a cloud environment
  • Real Passion for working collaboratively in team environment to deliver premier client solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, with emphasis on presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with commercial and open source statistical tools and analytics tools


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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