Data Scientist

09 March 2020


Petroplan is currently recruiting for a Data Scientist located in the Houston area.

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of analytics development for industrial applications in a commercial / industrial setting
  • Data Mining, Machine Learning, Optimization Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Experience with Big Data analysis in the Oil and Gas Sector


  • Academically trained in the field of or have strong academic foundation of machine learning, deep learning and AI concepts, including but not limited to time series analysis, sensor processing, classification, regression, supervised/unsupervised/reinforced learning, regularization, clustering, anomaly detection, optimization, text analytics, NLP and statistics
  • Demonstrated expertise in building models for practical applications using these concepts
  • Should have deployed or assisted in deploying at least three end-to-end projects in real-time environment beyond proof-of-concept for industrial applications in a commercial setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of one or more analytic software tools or languages such as Python, R, Scala, Spark, Tensorflow, Keras, etc.
    Ability to deploy real world solutions in Cloud environment in scalable, repeatable and optimized manner
  • Strong hands-on experience in sourcing, cleansing, manipulating, analyzing and assessing quality of large volumes of data including SQL and NoSQL databases
    Understanding of Oil and Gas domain, specifically fracking pumps or similar heavy machinery


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