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Data Scientist


FDM Group

Job Description:

Do you thrive in fast-paced technical environments and have a strong attention to detail? Are you eager to have a career where you are encouraged to meet your potential and have the opportunity to work for a prestigious company with an impressive global presence? FDM is currently seeking a number of ambitious and driven candidates with the aptitude for IT to work in Data Science as FDM Consultants in the Washington DC area for one of our clients, a leading financial services organization in Virginia. FDM is a global IT and business services provider with a dedication to technical excellence and professional development. Prior to working with our client, successful candidates receive intense training in the metro DC area (Reston, VA) through our award-winning Academy. Our program helps build the required skills needed to launch your career as a successful Data Scientist. The 12-week training will take place in DC and will contain training in UNIX, SQL, Java, Hadoop, Python and R. The program is specially tailored to develop your proficiency in modeling, metadata practice and big data. After your training, you will be employed by FDM for a minimum of two years and will become responsible for representing the organization on site with our client. As an FDM Consultant, you enter the industry at a high level, already trained to our clients’ specific systems and technologies. Fast-track career progression is a key focus of FDM, and our program will put you on a pathway that could lead into leadership roles working within multinational organizations. The Role: · Strong skills in data analysis, profiling, data quality and metadata concepts · Independently running data experiments to determine patterns, trends and insights on data · Interpreting data to develop a ‘story’ for easy consumption · Experience using mathematics and statistics methodologies to determine insights on the data · Experience in creating models, correlations, and confidence intervals · Use and interpret data models to understand/define data relationships · Interface with Business Partners/Analysts to develop business knowledge and use it for analysis/insights from data · Be familiar with enterprise data framework, data models and metadata · Apply statistics and data management principles to create meaningful graphical content from complex data · Ability to communicate/present findings to stakeholders · Perform data profiling, cleansing and processing to create visualizations Essential Criteria: · 4 year degree (preferably in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar) · A strong aptitude in IT and the interest and drive to expand your IT skill set · Basic knowledge of computer hardware and software · Excellent communication and interpersonal skills · A problem solver with a keen eye for detail · A desire to work at a large financial firm and ability to increase your financial knowledge · Able to engage yourself in a project and enjoy the challenges and processes involved · Flexible, eager, ambitious, and adaptable to change · Able to commit to work for FDM for a minimum of two years · Eligible to work in the US · Available during the full duration of the training (approx 12 weeks) in Reston, VA Suitable candidates are encouraged to apply immediately at: There is no better way to launch your IT career than with FDM! FDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, provincial, or local laws

Company Description:

FDM Group is an international services provider with a focus on IT, with over 160 clients across multiple business sectors. FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together in the most effective way. With offices in North America, Europe and APAC, FDM has shown exponential growth throughout the years and has firmly established itself as an award-winning IT Services Provider.

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