We are currently looking on behalf of one of our clients based in Zurich for a Senior Data Scientist for a short term contract (3 months initial with good possibility of extension). Your role Analyse, understand and contextualize data sets from a variety of sources. Turn raw data into features to be used in machine learning models. Act as a full stack everything data scientist, engineer, etc. Communicate with algorithms engineers located abroad and apply code written by them on the customer s data Communicate the development results to the client Your skills Minimum four years of relevant work experience as a Data scientist Machine learning from the industry. 4 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models. Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets. Strong ability in at least one programming language, preferably Python. Experience working with and creating data architectures. Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data. A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large disconnected data sets. An all around data scientist strong statistics background, experience in algorithm programming, experimentation, data visualization, machine learning, optimization and big data Being able to train elementary machine learning models, to select the right tool or the right task and to judge when a model is good enough for a particular purpose Excellent communication skills the ability to convey complex analysis results clearly and with conviction to levels Implemented multi core distributed software, preferably in a Linux environment Experience solving real problems using machine learning techniques and with statistical rigor Prior practical experience with the elementary machine learning models such as logistic regression and random forests, and experience with one more other areas such as (Deep) Neural Networks, Natural language processing Hidden Markov Models, Conditional Random Fields, Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Latent Dirichlet Allocation. Your profile Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc.) Autonomous Good soft skills and able to work with a remote team If you wish to apply, please send us your resume.