Teradata Data Scientist in San Diego, California

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Teradata Labs is looking for candidates interested in solving next generation big data problems leveraging modern and open source tools and frameworks in combination with tried and true best-in-class technologies. Candidates will be a part of an organization tasked with building the next generation Analytical Ecosystem technology. You will analyze large volumes of sensor data to discover new patterns and perform predictive analytics.

Major Responsibilities:

Teradata’s Analytical Ecosystem is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to join our team. As a member of our team, the candidate will work in collaboration with other members of the team to research, design, prototype, test and document novel algorithms and predictive analytics for automated, near real time decision making on telemetry data. On a daily basis, you will work with massive data sets, which includes data integration, data cleansing, exploratory analysis, predictive modeling, and rapid prototyping. You will present findings to teammates and guide the transition of new algorithms into operational code.


  • Master’s or PhD degree in a related discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Operations Research, Computer Science or Engineering)

  • 5+ years working in an analytics research and development role (e.g., Data Scientist, Algorithm/Machine Learning Engineer)

  • Prior work and/or research demonstrates experience in the following areas

  • Statistics: exploratory analysis, model development and theory

  • Data mining: discovery of patterns & signals in data or anomaly detection

  • Implementation: machine learning algorithms, clustering algorithms, mathematical optimization, time-series or probabilistic reasoning algorithms

  • Drawing conclusions from data and generating actionable information

  • Extensive knowledge of at least one scientific or statistical programming language such as Matlab, Octave, R, or Python (must include SciPy, NumPy, SciKit-Learn, Pandas)

  • Experience with at least one general purpose, high level programming language such as Fortran, C/C++, Java or Python

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team members to solve research problems

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a passion for analytics


  • Experience with either Teradata or Aster database technology

  • Experience with at least one of the following: SQL, Tableau, SAS, Spark

  • Developing novel statistical algorithms to automatically process telemetry data (video game, aerospace, financial, biomedical, etc.)

  • Demonstrable skills in creative-problem-solving of complex and advanced technical subject matter

Work Environment

This position will be located in San Diego, CA. Please continue to check our website to evaluate all open opportunities.

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