Sr. Data Scientist

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:108271

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Job Description
Want to grow your career with one of the fastest growing industries? LaSalle Network is partnered with a top Chicago-based client looking to hire a Sr. Data Scientist their team.

The Sr. Data Scientist will be responsible for delivering strategic and tangible solutions through data. We are looking for self-starters that have the ability to work cross-functionally across various teams.

Sr. Data Scientist Responsibilities:            
  • Build and maintain machine learning models used throughout the investment process
  • Leverage various datasets to deliver internal insights and feed machine learning models
  • Learn from a wide variety of engineers who are passionate about building great software
  • Shape the future of software engineering at the company by bringing your ideas on improving and automating current processes
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions
  • 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 new data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize business outcomes

Sr. Data Scientist Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience, including contributions and business impacts that you can speak to
  • Experience exploring and applying analytical methods to complex datasets
  • Exceptional Python coding skills
  • Knowledge of a variety of Machine Learning techniques
  • Ability to work autonomously and take ownership of project direction
  • Deep knowledge common PyData packages (Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Matplotlib, etc.) and traditional ML models (especially boosted tree algorithms like XGBoost and LightGBM)
  • Experience with quantitative finance, time-series modeling, cloud platforms (AWS, Azure or GCP), building ETL pipelines, leveraging NLP to extract features from text data and deep Learning frameworks (Tensorflow or Pytorch) a plus

Thank you,

Kelsey Gonzalez
Team Lead
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.