Position Associate Data Scientist Location Bethesda, MD About Tredence Tredence is a global analytics services and solutions company. We are one of the fastest growing private companies in the country for three straight years according to the Inc. 5000 and we continue to set ourselves apart from our competitors by attracting the greatest talent in the data analytics and data science space. Our capabilities range from Data Visualization, Data Management to Advanced analytics, Big Data and Machine Learning. Our uniqueness is in bringing the right mix of technology and business analytics to create sustainable white-box solutions that are transitioned to our clients at the end of the engagement. We do this cost effectively using a global execution model leveraging our clients' existing technology and data assets. We also come in with some strong IP and pre-built analytics solutions in data mining, BI and Big Data. Job Responsibilities Engage with clients and business partners to understand their requirement, identify their challenges Provide clear business context and deliver actionable insights and recommendations, by designing analytical solutions and frameworks, in collaboration with the off-shore team in India Put together a solution architecture that is scalable, reusable, efficient and effective Present results, insights and recommendations to senior management with an emphasis on the now what , ie business impact Build engaging rapport with client leadership through relevant conversations and genuine business recommendations that impact the growth and profitability of the organization Build and grow the organization through pre-sales, operations and training enablement Required Skills and Qualifications 2+ years of database experience with advanced SQL skills Light ETL skills The data is from Click stream, residing in Spark, and the candidate must be able to optimize pulling huge chunks of data from Spark clusters Machine learning with Python, experience with Neural Networks is a must Deep Learning Good to have because there will be intense use of neural nets with Big Data (Spark) Familiarity with AB testing, should be able to validate the results Experience and understanding of machine learning techniques Ability to research and manipulate complex and large data sets (both distributed and non-distributed) Working experience on analytical tools such as Tableau, Spotfire, SAS, R, etc Deep knowledge of statistical techniques such as Regression, Clustering, Time Series Forecasting, etc Ability to solve complex business problem through a blend of logical and creative thinking mental ambidexterity Strong communication skills with excellent ability to synthesize complex information Working experience in retail, e-commerce, merchandising, marketing will be an added advantage Bachelors in Engineering, or Masters in Statistics Economics Business Administration About you You are self-motivated, collaborative, eager to learn, and hands on You love trying out new apps, and find yourself coming up with ideas to improve them You stay ahead with all the latest trends and technologies You are particular about following industry best practices and have high standards regarding quality Why join Tredence? There is a reason we are one of the fastest growing private companies in the country! You will have the opportunity to work with some of the smartest, friendliest, hardest working people in the data analytics space. You will work with the latest technologies and interface directly with the key decision stakeholders at our clients, some of the largest and most innovative businesses in the world. We offer a 401k match full medical, dental and vision benefits, a fun team atmosphere and a work life balance. Our people are our greatest asset and we value every one of them. Come see why we re so successful in one of the most competitive and fastest growing industries in the world.