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Title:  Data Scientist

Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  21355

 

 

 

 

Data Scientist 

 

Position Summary 

The Data Scientist applies machine learning and statistical techniques to help solve JetBlue’s most complex commercial and operational challenges. The Data Scientist will be responsible for exploring and creating   compelling visualizations of new datasets, identify key features and engineer new ones to be used in modeling, and discover the modeling approaches that deliver the best results based on appropriate evaluation metrics. The Data Scientist reports to the Manager, Data Science. 

 

 Essential Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with teams across the business to translate their needs or challenges into machine learning or statistical problems 

  • Support the development of data products through exploratory data analysis, feature engineering and model building 

  • Effectively communicate experiments, models and analytics outputs with partners 

  • Other duties as assigned 

 

Minimum Experience and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a quantitative discipline  

  • One (1) year of relevant industry experience 

  • Proficiency in Python, SQL, git and common data science and machine learning libraries 

  • Experience building machine learning models 

  • Able to write production quality code and be familiar with software engineering best practices, including testing and version control 

  • Ability to communicate their findings to both technical and non-technical audience 

  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test 

  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located 

Preferred Experience and Qualifications 

  • Advanced degree in computer science or a quantitative discipline  

  • Three (3) years of relevant industry experience 

  • Experience applying various data science techniques such as: Forecasting, Recommendation Systems, A/B Testing, Logistics Optimization, Churn Analysis, Segmentation Analysis, and Deep Learning 

  • Experience using Databricks, PySpark / Spark, Snowflake, dbt, Azure Cloud 

Crewmember Expectations:  

  • Regular attendance and punctuality  

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice 

  • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance 

  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft 

  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun 

  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards 

  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR)) 

Equipment:  

  • Computer and other office equipment 

Work Environment:  

  • Normal Office Environment 

Physical Effort:   

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary) 

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