Lead Data Scientist - Video/Images
Chicago , Illinois
December 20, 2016
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GE Transportation

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Posted Position Title

Lead Data Scientist - Video/Images

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Function Segment

Applications and Software

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Role Summary/Purpose

The Lead Data Scientist will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business / market segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will:

* Proficient in either R or Python

* Work in technical teams in application and deployment of data mining methods

* Perform exploratory and targeted data analyses to test business / customer hypotheses

* Assist in determining technical approaches to be used on major challenges

* Perform machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods

* Assist in ensuring proper definition of data needs, evaluation of data quality, and critique appropriate statistical analyses, for critical projects and perform needed analyses

* Effectively communicate technical analyses and results to business management

* Have experience in video / image analytics, and data fusion thereof


* Masters degree or PhD from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Operations Research, or related fields

* Minimum of three years of relevant experience (strong mathematical background with ability to understand algorithms and methods from a mathematical viewpoint and an intuitive viewpoint)

* Proven work experience with video / image analytics

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Project Management and team organization experience

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Comprehensive Program Management abilities

* Ability to influence others and create cohesive groups

* Proven mentoring skills including; technical mentoring


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