Data Scientist

Location: El Segundo, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

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Company Overview:
Velocify, formerly Leads360, is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales software, designed for high-velocity sales environments. Velocify helps sales teams keep pace with the speed of opportunity and improve conversion rates by driving rapid lead response, increased selling discipline, improved productivity, and actionable selling insights.

The company has helped more than 1,500 companies across a variety of industries improve customer acquisition practices and sales performance. Velocify was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte and a Best Place to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

The Data Scientist is responsible for researching and developing predictive analytics for continuous optimization of customer conversion rates based on structured and unstructured historical data and partner feeds.  The Data Scientist will sift through and refine large data sets to apply machine learning and numerical methods to perform data analysis and mining that delivers powerful insights into our data that can be used as a competitive advantage in our products.  The Data Scientist will be responsible for organizing our distributed scalable datasets using MapReduce for the purposes of analytical processing.  The Data Scientist will work with Product Management and Engineering teams to assist in productizing predictive systems into our future products.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS, MS Degree in Math, Statistics or Computer Science
  • 3 years of experience with Predictive Analytics
  • Experience in Optimization, Stochastic Processes and Machine Learning
  • Experience analyzing and structuring  data
  • Experience forming complex SQL queries,  T-SQL a plus
  • Experience with Hadoop (HBase, Hive, Pig)
  • Experience with Mahout
  • Experience with R, Weka or Mathematica
  • Ability to develop using Python, Perl, Java or C#
  • Proficient with visualization tools s-  Tableau, Polymaps, and Excel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

What others have to say about us:

  • Money talks - Velocify, formerly Leads360, was recently featured on TechCrunch regarding our latest round of VC funding. Link
  • Deloitte's Fast 500 list recognized Velocify, formerly Leads360, as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.
  • In 2012, Los Angeles Business Journal listed us as one of the 'Best Places to Work in LA' for the third year in a row. Link


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