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Data Scientist

Company: Genesis10
Location: Johnston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

We have an exciting opening for a Data Scientist to drive advanced analytic opportunities in Global Seed Production and Supply Chain. The successful candidate will join a strong, globally distributed Data Science team that develops advanced statistical/machine learning solutions that deliver value across our Company. The candidate will partner with senior engineers and leaders in crop manufacturing to shape and deliver advanced analytic solutions that have a direct impact on the manufacturing value chain.

The candidate must have a broad knowledge in Data Science and leadership skills to identify and deliver novel solutions that enable data-driven decisions. The preferred location for this position is located in Des Moines, IA, with relocation supported. An outstanding candidate located remotely would be considered, with periodic travel needed to Des Moines. -

Responsibilities: -

  • Work hands-on along with team members to deliver the portfolio of projects aligned to supply chain analytics needs
  • Identify, acquire, and engineer feature data sets with potential to address customer needs
  • Apply machine learning/statistical models and other computational approaches to extract insights from large datasets in manufacturing systems.
  • Partner with senior engineers/leaders to understand needs and formulate high-impact projects that you and your team members will deliver
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure scientific rigor in projects under your purview
  • Communicate insights derived from complex data analysis into simple conclusions that empower leadership to drive action

    Educational Qualifications:

    • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Operations Research or highly quantitative fields


      • Proven ability to independently translate scientific needs into data science problems by asking right questions, and delivering solutions by identifying necessary data, building models, and producing actionable results
      • Solid understanding of emerging analytics/machine learning approaches and how they can be deployed to drive value in an industry setting
      • In-depth expertise in applying machine and deep learning methods (e.g. XGBoost, LSTM, Transformers)
      • Experience initiating, developing, and leading data science projects/efforts as a solo contributor
      • Programming experience with at least one scientific programming language (e.g. Python, R), with the desire and ability to learn additional languages as needed
      • Strong familiarity with libraries such as Pandas, Scikit-learn, Keras, TensorFlow and PyTorch.
      • Critical thinking, strong problem-solving skills, flexibility, and willingness to learn

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Publications in reputed international journals and/or conferences on application on machine/deep learning methods
        • Familiarity with PySpark, Git, Databricks, Azure.
        • Familiarity with optimal designs and optimization algorithms
        • Familiarity with visualization and rapid prototyping tools (e.g. R Shiny, Power BI)

          Genesis10 Benefits:

          • Medical, Dental, and Vision
          • 401(k)
          • Health Savings Account
          • Commuter Benefits (MN, Dallas, NYC, SF, WI)
          • Sick Pay (for applicable states/municipalities)
          • Voluntary Hospital Indemnity (Critical Illness & Accident)
          • Group Term Life Insurance

            If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply ASAP!

            Whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, let's connect today! If the timing isn't right for you, we do offer a $1000 referral fee.

            About Genesis10:

            Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement - project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V"

Keywords: Genesis10, Des Moines , Data Scientist, Other , Johnston, Iowa

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