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Featured Data Science developers

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Senior Software Engineer

"I'm a software developer that can hit the ground running. I've had multiple experiences working on large scale distributed systems or small prototypes with clients. I'm currently looking for part-time work. I worked at Pinterest for 3 years. I split my time between 2 projects. I worked on their Buyable Pins product, working on the recommendations backend and shopping feed pipelines. I then worked on the Ads Marketplace, specifically focusing on data science and algorithms. Before that, I studied Computer Science at UC Berkeley and worked at Facebook on an internship."

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Senior Engineer & Data Scientist

"-Experienced full stack dev -Data science, predictive analytics, statistics done right! -Track record of driving successful, high impact projects remotely"

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Great technologist playing sales role

"I'm currently in a Sales Leadership role -- I have an broad background in technology starting with fixing computers when I was a kid. Graduated Top 5 in the Oracle SCHOLAR program for presales technical professionals when I first started my career. I have database, developer tools, and Linux systems experience that including TCP/IP networking, broad security skills and specialized products like IBM DataPower and CA Layer 7 which incorporate all of my skillsets; hands-on experience in all technologies I've listed. Would be happy to work part time as a technology specialist while maintaining my sales role at my full time job."

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Data Science

"I am currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the area of Neuroinformatics. I hold a Moster's degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology with a GPA of 4.0. I am experienced in R and MATLAB packages. I have been working in the area of biological data analysis that includes using big data, writing code to transform data, finding patterns, applying statistical tests, data visualization and making inferences. I have used R, MS Excel and Matlab for algorithm development, data manipulation, data visualization, statistical testing, data interpretation and parameter optimization. I worked extensively on biological data such as viral genomic sequences and mouse brain data. I had worked as a business analyst and project manager in the past and hold a PMP certification. I look forward to hearing from you."

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Analytics Specialist & Data Scientist

"Raft of experience with Data, "one-man-band" of Business Intelligence. Able to do everything from tracking, engineering to analysis & visuals."

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Quantitative Researcher at a $B Hedge Fund

"I've spent the last 4 years using machine learning and other statistical methods to analyze market data, design trading strategies and build software systems that put those strategies into production in live financial markets. I'm very comfortable doing the dirty work of data science that doesn't get talked about in Kaggle competitions (collecting, cleaning, storing, building production systems, dealing with non-stationary data). As a CFA charterholder, I also have extensive knowledge of the traditional financial and business worlds, which might be useful in your project. "

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Data Scientist. Stanford CS.

"I studied CS at Stanford for 3y before dropping out to spend the past 2y traveling the world doing data science work (20+ projects with the Python data science stack). I'm currently the Data Science Manager at a YC startup and regularly translate business needs into data science roadmaps, prototypes, and products. I'm looking for interesting part-time remote or NY-based contracts and would love to chat. "

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Machine learning researcher

"Experienced in applied research. PhD from Cambridge, MSc from Oxford. Published in top journals, now working on production machine learning systems in industry."

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Operations Research Analyst/Data Wrangler

"I love helping people to extract value from their data, whether that means converting it into a format that's useful to them, building models to make predictions based on data they already have, or even developing tools and strategies to collect data they don't yet have."

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