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Data Science Bootcamp Mentor

Thinkful Inc.


Location:
Remote
Date:
04/12/2017
Job Type:
Contract
Job Status:
Part Time
Shift:
1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Holidays, After School
Categories:
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Intelligence
Thinkful Inc.
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Job Details

Mentor aspiring Data Scientists enrolled in Thinkful's Data Science Flexible Bootcamp! The intensive, 4-6 month course helps students become self-sufficient data scientists capable of advancing their skills as they grow in their careers for years to come. As a Mentor, you will work one-on-one with your student(s), meeting 3x a week as they build projects and master data science fundamentals. Thinkful Mentors work remotely and set their own hours. The role is a great fit for experts who genuinely love their work and want to share their expertise, experience, and themselves with awesome students and fellow mentors from around the globe!

Requirements

  • Proficiency in Python is Required
  • Professional Experience as a Data Scientist or in Similar Role
  • Experienced with Python Data Science Toolkit (Panda, NumPy, Matplotlib, Scikit-Learn, Beautiful Soup)
  • Experience with machine learning, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Spark, MapReduce, distributed computing, and AWS
  • Professional experience in a field that utilizes modern day data science tools and methodologies
  • Able to explain mathematical concepts involved in statistics, probability and linear algebra
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Involvement in local community (i.e. meet-ups) a plus
  • A desire to keep your skills sharp by teaching others
  • A passion for sharing best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Infectious enthusiasm for development and sharing your craft with others
  • Previous corporate training or teaching experience a plus