Reference # 18-01346 Title Data Science Application Developer III
Location Allentown, PENNSYLVANIA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 20-08-2018 --- 20-08-2020
Description
Data Science Application Developer III
Location: Allentown, PA
Duration: 2 years

DESCRIPTION
This Contractor position is available within the Modeling & Data Science group located in Allentown, Pennsylvania and will focus on project work involving the development of flexible data software infrastructures and data science solutions.
The incumbent will focus on transforming customer business requirements into comprehensive solutions using the appropriate methods, tools and technologies in an R&D environment, as well as maintaining a growing library of deployed data science tools, reports and interactive data visualizations using state-of-the-art visualization tools and techniques.

BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS:

" The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in agile development and data science solutions deployment.
" Expertise with designing and maintaining relational databases (SQL), as well as NoSQL databases.
" Excellent with next generation data analytics engines which allow efficient scaling of advanced analytic solutions (R Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce etc.).
" Excellent with setting up and maintaining a linux based data science cluster.
" Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.
" Engineering/Computer Science background is desirable.
" Proficient knowledge in core web technologies including CSS, JavaScript (D3.js, jQuery, etc.), node.js framework, XML/JSON, and Web Services (REST).