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Current Openings:

Data Scientist/Analyst

CCR and the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG) has an opening for a Senior Scientific Programmer (data scientist/analyst). This position collaborates with experts from both institutions, as well as external entities, to develop predictive models which help enable BIG's mission to foster economic development in the region. The ideal candidate will have broad software engineering skills with experience in the design and development of computer based statistical models and visualizing results using HTML5/JavaScript/REST technologies. Experience with Unix command line tools and data warehousing and analysis expertise using relational and non-relational technologies is also desirable. 



Minimum requirements

Education:  A BS or MS degree in applied mathematics, computer science, or a scientific discipline with extensive experience in statistical modeling software engineering and/or programming is required. However, a combined education and experience equivalency will be considered.

Experience:  Demonstrated experience in the development of statistical models is required. Development of web-based software in a Unix/Linux computing environment and experience with data warehousing technologies is highly desirable. Excellent oral/written communication skills are also required as is the ability to work well with other members of a well-integrated team. Required Technical Skills: Strong statistical modeling and data analytic background with R or equivalent, programming skills using languages such as PHP, JavaScript, Python, C/C++, SQL, and Perl in a Unix/Linux commandline computing environment.


Preferred Qualifications

Machine learning experience and experience in processing and analyzing large data sets of data using relational and non-relational technologies is also desirable. 


Salary: $40,000 - $80,000 (commensurate with experience)

Interested persons should apply on-line at UB JobsEmail applications can not be accepted.