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Job Title: Data Scientist
Boulder, CO United States
OptTek is experiencing rapid growth and is seeking a talented Data Scientist/Analytics Engineer. If you want to be part of a talented, highly collaborative team and work in an amazing environment, get in on the ground floor of an amazing opportunity, AND help make the world a better place by eliminating waste and inefficiency, read on.
This is a position for a data scientist/analytics engineer. The position requires a highly motivated, detail-oriented professional capable of both independent and small team performance on a variety of data science and advanced analytics projects spanning both commercial and government work.
Qualifications & Requirements
Essential Requirements include:
A bachelorís degree or equivalent practical work experience in data science/machine learning or related fields
Minimum of two years of professional data science (AI/machine learning/data mining), computer simulation and/or optimization experience; however, more senior candidates also encouraged to apply
A portfolio demonstrating experience in effective and imaginative problem solving
Experience using tools for statistical analysis, predictive analytics, machine learning
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience in translating customer requirements into effective data analytics and clear data visualizations
The ability to interact with customers and fellow engineers to understand their requests, but know when to dig deeper to uncover the truly desired analytics
Expertise in any of the following areas is a plus:
The ability to code software to run optimization, algorithms, simulation, mathematics, or data analytics
Experience with R, Python, Tableau and/or other tools for scripting and data analysis and manipulation
Java coding experience is a big plus
An active DOD security clearance is a big plus.
OptTek Systems is the leading provider of optimization technology to the simulation software industry. Founded in 1992, the OptTek team includes internationally recognized leaders in optimization and has a strong history of creating world class applications combining simulation, optimization, and analytics. But OptTek is much more than a leading provider of optimization technology. We have a truly unique culture that promotes positive attitudes, mutual respect across our team, and a fun, friendly working environment. We work hard but value work/life balance, generally enjoying a 36-hour, 4-day work week. To learn more, visit www.OptTek.com.
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