Data Scientist - Junior, Mid & Senior

Reston, Virginia
Data
Full-Time
X-Mode provides real-time location data and technologies that power location intelligence for advertising and business decisions in financial services, healthcare, high-tech, real-estate, retail, and the public sector. X-Mode's flagship product is a fast-growing big data location platform, which maps daily the precise routes of 10% of the U.S. Population and maps monthly 1 in 3 adult U.S. smartphone users. X-Mode strives to produce and monetize the world’s largest location platform and ultimately create a global “living map” of 1 billion people with the highest quality location data in order to fuel the best location intelligence business solutions.

X-Mode is looking for a full-time Data Scientist - Junior, Mid, Senior to write algorithms for data sets to provide actionable insights. The candidate will build models using machine learning to develop business tools and solve problems.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

    • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies
    • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of data sources and data gathering techniques
    • Develop and implement data cleansing and processing to evaluate and optimize data quality
    • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
    • Run complex SQL queries and existing automations to correlate disparate data to identify questions and pull critical information
    • Apply statistical analysis and machine learning to uncover new insights and predictive models for our clients
    • Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality
    • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
    • Ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner
    • Create visualizations and storytelling

WHO YOU ARE:

    • 1-5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Extensive knowledge of Python and R
    • Clear understanding of various analytical functions (median, rank, etc.) and how to use them on data sets
    • Expertise in mathematics, statistics, correlation, data mining and predictive analysis
    • Experience with deep statistical insights and machine learning (Mahout, Bayesian, clustering, etc.)
    • Other experience with programming languages such as Java, Scala and/or C#
    • Proficiency using query languages such as SQL, Hive, and Pig
    • Familiarity with BDE (Spark/pyspark, MapReduce, or Hadoop)
    • Familiarity with software development tools and platforms (Git, Linux, etc.)
    • Proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights
    • Self-initiative and an entrepreneurial mindset
    • Strong communication skills
    • Passion for data

WHAT WE OFFER:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • 15 Days of PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • Lunch provided 2x a week 
    • Snacks, snacks, snacks!
    • Casual dress code
    • Free Parking on-site