What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Corporate Technology is looking for Distinguished DataScientist. This position is responsible for meeting the big data needs of our various products and businesses. Specifically, this position is responsible for creating a state of the art analytics platform & solution that can be shared across product lines and businesses. With over 100 million wireless, wireline, enterprise customers and a massive global network, data analytics is a critical component of our business.

  • Developing analytical (predictive, optimization) solutions using machine learning and statistical modeling on big data platform.
  • Guiding a group of junior algorithm developers and data scientists with the best practices of software engineering.
  • Formulating business problems into mathematical models effectively.
  • Understanding the trade-offs among the various machine learning algorithms (existing and emerging) and make the right choice that serves the business objectives.
  • Effectively communicating and collaborating within and across teams.
  • Answering business questions and provide solutions using statistical model and data analysis.
  • Design test plans and test cases for machine learning and analytics based software products.
  • Develop methodologies and tools to verify and validate output of machine learning algorithms.
  • Test automation and framework design and development.
  • Work with algorithm development team on best practices and key decisions on algorithm implementation or selection.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Statistics, Science or related field is preferred.
  • Experience in advanced analytics or research and development in machine learning algorithms, statistical modeling.
  • Strong experience in Java, Scala, Spark, C++or other programming languages.
  • Experience using distributed computing systems (Hadoop, HBase) for querying and job runs.
  • Familiarity with HTML, Django, JavaScript.

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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