Data Scientist - PhD required

in Mooresville, NC

Job #:264605

Practice Area: Technology

Date Posted: 05/14/2018

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Job Title:  Data Scientist

Location:  Charlotte, NC

Industry:  Retail

Terms:  Contract to Hire/ Full Time

Compensation $110,000 - $125,000


  • PhD in one of the following areas – Operations Research, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • Strong programing Skills in one of the following languages – C, C++, Java, or Scala
  • Familiar and or exposure to machine learning.


Data Scientist Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will be multi-disciplinary and will include: 

  • Provides technical and quantitative analysis for predictive modeling group.
  • Assists in statistical data mining and actuarial research by applying advanced statistical concepts.
  • Uses computer technology, computer modeling, spreadsheet applications, software tools, and programming languages.
  • Participates in and is responsible for projects requiring advanced statistical analyses, innovative research, mathematical calculations, and technical skills.
  • Conducts research utilizing predictive modeling.
  • Interprets data and identifies correlations using both univariate and multivariate analysis.
  • Participates in and is responsible for advanced projects.
  • Presents findings and recommendations to appropriate groups.
  • Prepares and delivers summary reports to the relevant or affected areas within the company.
  • Helps to determine what actionable steps can be taken based on the findings.
  • Communicates and trains users on model results.


Data Scientist Key Words:

  • PhD, Operations Research, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, C, C++, Java, Scala, Machine Learning




  • Benefits? Yes, we offer competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, disability, 401k. Our Partner that you will directly work for within 6 months of employment will also provide outstanding benefits.


  • Visa Sponsorship?  Offered for PhD job candidates
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible



How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online, send an email to, and connect with Kyle Wardrop on LinkedIn. Please email

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