Job Openings Data Scientist, Remote

About the job Data Scientist, Remote

Data Scientist, Remote

  • Direct Hire
  • Remote (ideal candidate will be located in the MD/DC area)
  • We will consider US Citizen, Green Card, or EAD for this position.
  • Salary Target:  $100-125K (DOE)
  • Up to 20% travel


Data Scientist will join a growing team of exceptional individuals. Ideally, she/he is adept at manipulating large data sets, and at developing and using machine learning models to solve our clients’ challenges.


  • Effectively test and validate the quality, reliability, and accuracy of clients’ data sets.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets (machine learning).
  • Leverage predictive modeling techniques using available open-source libraries.
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement, test and monitor new models.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance over time.
  • Responsible for the quality and performance of generated code, certified by functional and unit tests integrated into the CI chain.
  • Take part in the design and development of data products.
  • Embed models in web applications or deploy models as services.


  • Relevant Master-level degree from a leading university (Data Science, Machine Learning expertise).
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Proficient in Python, pandas and scikit-learn.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, boosting, neural networks, etc.) and their real-world applicability.
  • Proficient with Linux ecosystem: Bash, ssh, virtualization, automation.
  • Experience with databases: SQL & NoSQL (ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Redis, Hive).
  • Comfortable working with git for Continuous Integration and Deployment cycles (gitlab-ci, docker-compose).
  • Good command of various data mining / data analysis methods and tools, in an open-source environment.
  • Proven ability to build and implement machine learning models/algorithms and create/run simulations.
  • Motivation to drive business results using a data-driven approach.
  • Adequate level of comfort to work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.
  • Passion for innovation and cutting-edge technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • Drive to learn and master new technologies and tools in a dynamic, state-of-the-art environment.
  • Some experience in one or several of the following areas:

- building REST APIs, data models and predictions exposed as API endpoints

- deploying models and data products in production

- data visualization and dashboarding (PowerBI, Tableau)

- text mining and NLP

- cloud providers is a plus (Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • Team playing skills.

Please Note:

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
  • $1000 Referral Bonus -

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:  To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, our client may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the customer site requirements.

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.