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Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA 94105

Tech Mahindra Americas
Published Date
02-27-2018

Job Description

Title: Data Engineer

W2 contract: 10 months

Location: San Francisco, CA 94105

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would be a strong SAS/SQL/AWS/HIVE developer who can support the non-statistical model development project in the SAS/ Teradata platform and subsequently transition these models to the AWS/HIVE/Python platform. Since a lot of our work spins off from new regulatory requirements, we lack detailed documentation of the specifications. We are looking for someone who can capture the requirements and build the models without detailed guidance. Bachelor’s Degree in Econometrics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Statistics or job-related discipline or equivalent experience Job-related experience, 8 years, OR Master’s Degree and job-related experience, 6 years, OR Doctorate Degree and job-related experience, 3 years. Experience in data modeling, 5yrs

Desired Education / Skills: PhD in engineering or a related field (computer science, natural sciences, mathematics) Experience with Python, R, Scala, SQL Experience developing solutions with Pandas/Scikit-learn, Spark or comparable technologies Experience data science notebooks (Jupyter, Zeppelin or other) Experience with AWS, Azure, cloud computing technologies Scrum team experience Energy industry experience Experience designing efficient data science workflows and database architecture for data science purposes Experience with forecasting, Bayesian networks, and graph analytics Strong statistics experience Experience with software development methodologies and software engineering principles Knowledge of program management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level Knowledge of relevant programming languages - for example Visual Basic, Ladder Logic, Programmable Logic Controller, C, SharePoint, HTML, Java, Adobe – as needed to perform at the job level Competency in knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement Knowledge of principles, techniques, and procedures used for production and design of technology based equipment and systems as needed to perform at the job level Knowledge of statistical theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and analyses as needed to perform at the job level Ability to develop reports, models, and simulations as needed to perform at the job level Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences Knowledge of data model design philosophies and methodologies for data warehouse and OLTP systems

Responsibilities: Company Information Technology (IT) organization is comprised of various unified departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions. The Digital Catalyst Team is a new enterprise team that is responsible for working collaboratively with the lines of business (e.g., Gas Operations, Electric Operations, etc.) to implement consumer grade mobile and analytical solutions across various user groups (e.g., field users, office workers, etc.).

This includes, but is not limited to:

Deploying best-in-class / rapid delivery capability for mobile solutions.

  • Simplifying, improving, and standardizing business work management processes for mobile needs.
  • Delivering high value analytics across all Lines of Businesses.
  • Rapid delivery of web applications. Digital Catalyst consists of a staff of highly skilled professionals working together to produce mobile solutions following an agile methodology and design thinking. We are a “start-up” department within IT and building driven and creative mobile development team. We take the time to understand our partners’ needs and translate those into solutions that delight our users. Our goal is to deliver products with intuitive user experience that will improve company employees’ and customer’s safety, productivity and overall well-being. Position Summary: We are seeking an experienced Data Scientist in the Digital Catalyst Team who will provide strong execution and delivery of data science. Working as a part of the product team, this Data Scientist will translate business needs into advanced analytics and machine learning models. The successful candidate will be responsible for model selection and identification of appropriate training data sets; building, training, and evaluating models; and delivering results to the business on a regular cadence. This role is part of a fully Agile Scrum team, so the data scientist will work alongside a product owner, technical lead, and team of developers and data engineers to support delivery of high-value analytics and software products.

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

  • SAS: 1 year
  • AWS: 1 year
  • HIVE: 1 year
  • data modeling: 5 years
  • Teradata: 1 year
  • Python: 1 year
  • SQL: 1 year

Required education:

  • Doctorate

Job Location:

  • San Francisco, CA 94105