Data Science Consultant - Job DescriptionAre you looking for an exciting opportunity to work on the cutting-edge of technological innovation? Are you inquisitive and excited about venturing into untested waters that will take society into the next era? If you are passionate about using statistics and programming to create new possibilities, a career in the field of Data Science may be for you.TechField is an IT consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. At TechField we value professionals with advanced degrees in mathematics, physics or engineering, as well as 2-3 years of experience in programming and data analysis. If you have the right education, expertise and skills, we will train you to become a successful professional in the field of Data Science.Training IncludesOur comprehensive Consultant Training is an 8-week intensive program led by field experienced subject matter experts. Training prepares you to be an effective data science consultant.4-6 hours a day of applied data science classroom trainingAssignments to enhance your classroom learningPersonalized coaching from our SMEsConsultant training seminars focusing on professional and soft skillsFurnished corporate housingTransportation to and from the Atlanta headquartersTraining materialsYou will also be coached on how to land consulting projects with our high-profile Fortune 500 partners such as:MicrosoftIntelAmazonAudibleDeltaBank of AmericaUnivisionOur career advisors will help set up your interviews with these established brands and secure contracts across the United States. We cover travel to and from each client site as well as hotel accommodations for the first 2 weeks of your new project. Once a project is completed, our team is already hard at work to secure your next amazing opportunity. Many of our consultants make an average of $80k to $100k after their first 2 years with us!Employee Benefits IncludeWe offer 40hrs per week training pay, a competitive compensation package, 401(k), PTO, and guaranteed pay increase after your first year.Medical/Dental/Vision insurancePaid Time Off401(k)Contact Our Technical Recruiter To Walk You Through The 3-step Hiring ProcessWe currently have only 6 slots open for this exciting opportunity to become a Data Science consultant.Initial pre-screen phone call with your RecruiterTechnical interview with a lead SME that includes live codingConfirmation Skype call which ensures overall suitability for the positionRequirementsMaster's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics, or related fields, PhD is preferred. Alternatively, Bachelors Degree with at least 2 years experience as a Data Analyst, Data Scientist, or Research Assistant.Experience in machine learning, artificial intelligence and/or artificial neural networks.Proficiency in applying various mathematical and statistical models to include, but not limited to: discrete event simulation, factor analysis, genetic algorithms, Bayesian probability models, hidden Markov models, sensitivity analysis, sampling, probability, multivariate data analysis, regression, PCA, time-series analysis.Strong Proficiency in the Python programming language, and expertise with functional/object-oriented programming.Experience with command-line scripting, data structures and algorithms and ability to work in a Linux environment, processing large amounts of data in a cloud environment.Ability to translate objectives to a project plan with milestones, and resource/technology requirements, and teach, lead, and manage projects/people/clients to successful execution.Ability to work across multiple engagements with clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems, using structured problem solving and communication to both technical and non-technical audiences.Availability to travel and live in the U.S.Nice To HaveBroad understanding of databases (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, Lucene, Mongo), and high-performance or distributed processing (e.g. using MapReduce, Spark, Pig, and/or Hive).Experience with visualization software (Tableau, D3, MicroStrategy, PowerBI).Experience delivering solutions in an Agile environment.Experience with Tensorflow, Theano or Keras.Portfolio of public and private data science projects youre proud of (GitHub, Kaggle, DrivenData, etc.)Publications in peer-reviewed journals.Other programming languages such as Scala, Java, R.