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THE DATA INITIATIVE Employment Opportunity: Data Scientist

THE DATA INITIATIVE is seeking a Data Scientist to join our growing team.

OPPORTUNITY
Data Scientist position for a privately held startup venture in a high growth business vertical. Offers exposure to fast moving and dynamic environment. Work directly with the Product Team (Experts and Engineers) and the Founder.

KEY ​REQUIREMENTS
At minimum, the prospective team member will share a passion for data curation, modeling, analysis, and exploitation. More specifically, the prospective team member will understand basic data science and analytics principles and have excellent technical skills to accelerate our current data curation process.

Ideally, the prospective team member will have experience and/or expertise in one of the following areas: (1) data science and analytics; (2) technical/computer science such as Python, R, SQL, etc.; (3) financial services industry; or (4) financial crimes risk and compliance.

COMPANY ​OVERVIEW
Founded in late 2017, THE DATA INITIATIVE is a data and technology start up built by experts, not just engineers. THE DATA INITIATIVE brings related but fragmented data together; develops insights that guide key business decisions; offering simple and impactful solutions to costly alternatives.

THE DATA INITIATIVE is a seed funded early stage startup near completion of a first round of data products and web application minimum viable product (MVP). We are a small, but strong, team of 18+ highly experienced, motivated, and talented professionals. We are headquartered in downtown Phoenix, Arizona in a designer space and have virtual team members spread across the US from Los Angeles, California and Salt Lake City, Utah to New York, New York and Washington, DC.

OBJECTIVE OF THE ​DATA ​SCIENTIST
The primary objective of the Data Scientist is to accelerate the process of curating data through methods, techniques, and advanced systems. Data curation, at THE DATA INITIATIVE, is an exciting process of extracting and constructing meaningful insights that can impact critical decisions. The Data Scientist would further facilitate curation by working within the product team currently comprised of Experts and Engineers.

COMPENSATION
Independent contractor status – rates to be negotiated based on motivation, committed hours, etc. Freelance candidates are welcome – ideally someone looking for conversion to full time employee highly desired.

CONTACT
Please send an email to Vic Maculaitis, Founder at ​vic@thedatainitiative.com​ with the following:

  • Email subject line ​DATA SCIENTIST OPPORTUNITY
  • Body of the email containing a brief introduction and expressed intent to be considered.
  • Attachment to the e-mail containing an up to date CV/resume.

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