Chief Data Scientist

Kansas City, KS

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Python, SQL, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Economics.

Location : Kansas City


Job Description:

  • Develop the data science roadmap with a focus on delivering client value.
  • Devise and communicate data science strategy with internal teams including Executives, Solutions,

Engineering, and Client Success.

  • Provide guidance on the development of machine learning and statistical models.
  • Evaluate potential sources of data and their value to FanThreeSixty.
  • Manage and develop members of the FanThreeSixty Data Science team.
  • Communicate methods and results both internally and externally to individuals with little statistical

knowledge or understanding.

  • Recommend ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms to generate additional value.
  • Be a champion of data-driven decision-making for both FanThreeSixty and its clients.
  • Represent FanThreeSixty in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.


  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • Collaborative personality with the ability to build relationships both within the team and across the

organization to drive results.

  • Ability to query databases and perform statistical analysis.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to confidently present information and analytics.
  • Excel working both independently and in a team environment to create business solutions.
  • Unrelenting desire to deliver high-quality products.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise

independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.

  • Seek an environment leveraging cutting-edge technology.


  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Economics or other

related field required.

  • 7+ years of experience developing statistical or machine learning models
  • 7+ years of experience with Python or R and SQL
  • Experience with a wide variety of statistical and machine learning algorithms, including a deep

understanding of their mathematical foundations and the types of problems they can address.

  • Experience communicating complex calculations and insights clearly to business partners.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of data scientists/analysts.
  • Desire and ability to mentor and coach mid-level and junior data scientists
  • Proven track record leading data science teams with multiple successful implementations driving

real business value,

  • Experience with software architecture and designing an analytics environment.
  • Experience with data manipulation, data analysis, and data visualization
  • Experience with statistical/econometric/machine learning modeling both in a research capacity and

at global scale

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand new concepts and novel approaches and apply them

to find solutions to complex business problems.

  • Proficient in Google Applications, as well as the Microsoft Office Suite.