Data Scientist - Vocativ

Data ScientistUnspecified28/09/2015VocativNew York City, New York, United StatesData SkillsStatisticsComputer SkillsBusiness IntelligenceCodingPythonRAPIsOpen Source•BA/BS Degree in Applied Mathematics or Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering. •MS degree a plus •3-5 years experience in Business Intelligence and analysis •Hands on experience in scripting is a must. Python or R is preferred. •Knowledge of statistical methods in modeling and analytics. •Ability to work hands on with large scale data sets and databases. •Experience working with web APIs and open source libraries is an advantage. •Great communication skills and team playerThe Data Scientist will be a key resource, managing data projects from end to end, in order to tell beautiful data driven newsworthy stories at Vocativ. Responsibilities: •Creative – Come up with ideas for new data driven stories, research methods and tools. •Lead – Lead data driven stories and reporting from inception to publishing, working with different staff members to product quality text and video reporting. •Analytical – Analyze and identify patterns in big data sets, and evolving models for our ongoing investigations. •Team Player – Work closely with our deep web analysts, perform investigations and build models for specific team requirements and needs. •Geek – Develop scripts and tools for data gathering, structuring and analysis for our deep web analysts and journalists. •Storyteller – Shape data into beautiful and informative stories with our developers and designers. Visualize and communicate your insights and methods to our audience in a compiling way. •Innovative – Support the research and product team and help develop a big-data solution to mining insights from large unstructured datasets.Applyhttp://vocativ.comYes