Verizon Senior Data Scientist in Denver, Colorado

What you’ll be doing...

  • Use your experience and skillset (along with your imagination) to manipulate and analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources to help develop various types of data-driven products

  • Conduct market/competitive research and analysis to understand current market trends; identify "white space" opportunities; and understand technology distributions that could impact the Data Science road map

  • Spearhead statistical analysis, 3rd party data integration and hypothesis testing

  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation

  • Collaborate with other engineers or engineering teams to push the algorithms into production

  • Use your passion for identifying questions and for answering hard questions with data to improve business performance

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, statistics, or mathematics or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years of experience or 4+ years with degree or PhD with exceptional data mining, statistical analysis and coding experience

  • Fluency in big data technologies and strong skills in a statistical programming language such as Python, R or Scala.

  • Skills with analyzing and deconstructing very large data sets

Even better if you have

  • Master’s degree preferred. PhD (e.g. applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, operations research) a big plus

  • KEY: An aptitude for solving problems, a never say die attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to unlocking multi-millions worth of unique data

  • Exceptional data mining, statistical analysis and coding skills required

  • The ideal candidate will have work experience on the Amazon cloud platform and working in Spark, Redshift, Parquet is a plus

  • The ability to balance the "art and science" by solving analytical problems using quantitative and qualitative approaches that will be critical

  • Passion for understanding and helping others understand how the MapQuest data and information can be leveraged everyday across B2C and B2B products

  • Turn significant amounts of data into informative/insightful actions through various statistical techniques that turns into explosive business results (not sweating the small stuff)

  • Ability to work independently as well as lead small cross-functional teams

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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