4 top employers hiring data scientists in San Diego

Oct 24, 2018 - Bree Burris

Data scientists, named ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’ by Harvard Business Review, are making their mark in startups and well-established corporations alike. With the know-how and curiosity to make discoveries in Big Data, data scientists bring structure to large amounts of formless data and make analysis possible. In a competitive landscape where challenges keep changing and data never stops flowing, data scientists help decision makers shift from ad hoc analysis to an ongoing conversation with data.

But what kind of person is capable of all of this? HBR suggests we think of a data scientist as a hybrid of data hacker, analyst, communicator, and trusted adviser. The combination is extremely powerful, and rare, and businesses large and small are in need of this expertise.

Cue our Virtual Career Fair: Data Science in San Diego. This free, web-based event serves to connect qualified data scientists to four top employers in San Diego. If you’re a data scientist looking to do innovative, mission-driven work for companies changing the world, now’s your chance. Join us October 30, and get face-time with recruiters at the #SDlifechanging companies below:

  • Analytics Ventures: Analytics Ventures (AV) is a venture studio dedicated to creating and building transformative companies that harness the power of artificial intelligence to deliver global impact. These company not only gain access to AV’s world-class team but they receive the foundational support they need to successfully launch their business, including strategy, back office infrastructure, shared offices, funding, team development, and much more. AV’s companies benefit from its own AI lab, operational framework, and access to a premier ecosystem. AV’s fund provides Limited Partners with access to founding equity of our portfolio companies. Now hiring: algorithm science and senior data science engineer.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton: Booz Allen Hamilton harnesses its collective brainpower to solve clients’ toughest problems using consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber. Headquartered in Virginia with major operations in San Diego, it partners with Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits, in industries ranging from defense to health, energy to international development. Now hiring: junior, mid, and lead data scientists.
  • FICO: Founded in 1956, FICO introduced analytic solutions, such as credit scoring, that have made credit more widely available, not just in the United States but around the world. Now, the company’s groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. The company provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations, and meet strict government regulations. Now hiring: analytic scientist and analytic scientist (data engineer).
  • ResMed: ResMed, a world-leading connected health company with more than four million cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring, changes lives with every breath. Its award-winning devices and software solutions help treat and manage sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other respiratory conditions. Its 6,000-member team strives to improve patients’ quality of life, reduce the impact of chronic disease and save healthcare costs in more than 120 countries. Now hiring: analytics project manager.

Register here: datascience.sandiegolifechanging.org.


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