Data Scientist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512155-565996
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 19, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Data Scientist

TECHNOMIC, a Winsight Company

Technomic is a leading research and consulting firm serving the food and associated industries from our downtown Chicago headquarters. We are currently seeking an ambitious, career-oriented individual to join our team as a Data Scientist.


  • Leverages analytical skill set to access data from multiple data sources for ad hoc analysis, data visualizations and advanced analytics initiatives
  • Applies statistical analysis including turf, regressions, perceptual mapping, cluster analysis on survey and transaction data
  • Independently develop code in R/Shinyapps, SPSS to support advanced analysis
  • Develops analytic web applications and simulators utilizing data science algorithms
  • Design and code highly scalable machine learning applications processing large volume of data
  • Understand existing code to support ongoing analytic applications
  • Collaborate with Research & Insights, Product Development, IT and other teams to conceptualize and implement analytic products from start to finish
  • Other responsibilities as assigned 


Experience and Skills:


  • 0-2 years of related professional experience
  • Expert level programming in R/Shinyapps
  • Working knowledge of Python, SPSS, SAS programming a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, power pivots, v-lookup)
  • Experience working with Tableau, Spotfire, Alteryx a plus
  • Web development experience a plus
  • Experience working with large databases a plus
  • Experience working with transactional data a plus
  • Must have attention to detail, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new programming languages and tools with minimal guidance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Economics or quantitative discipline required.
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident authorized to work without sponsorship. 

Technomic is an EOE