WORLDLINK, Inc - R Programmer

paid / 12-month contract / Carrollton, TX

Position – Data Scientist, R Programmer
Company - WorldLink
Organization – Big Data and Analytics Practice
Area of Specialty – Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning
Role/Function – Data Science / Machine Learning
Location – Carrollton, TX (remote to start)
Project Duration – 12 months with potential extension

Minimum 2 Years Of Experience With R.

No C2C candidates considered for this role

WorldLink is a services-oriented organization with over 18 years of experience in emerging technology consulting and managed services.

Businesses in virtually every sector of the economy need to improve market knowledge, enhance competitiveness and revenue, as well as reduce regulatory and financial risk. To address these needs WorldLink formed its Big Data and Analytics Practice.

As the field of big data and analytics matures, WorldLink’s Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning services are ready to assist clients in discovering insights through AI/ML, answering data driven questions through visualization and develop profitable business growth perspectives leveraging their big data assets.

What You Will Be Doing
The Data Scientist will:

  • Participate and contribute to supporting current solutions and conduct research and development efforts (developing prototypes and production/operational initiatives)
  • Conceptualize, design and develop advanced analytics & machine learning solutions that incorporate complex data into actionable insights and prescriptive models
  • Operationalize best practices for machine learning algorithms presentation, sharing insights and recommending business strategies that leverage the algorithms
  • Collaborate with data engineers, data visualization specialists, application developers and our clients to understand the clients’ challenges and help craft solutions that solve their toughest, most critical problems


Graduate degree in a quantitative science or engineering with relevant academic course work in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning and optimization

Must Have (required Skills)

  • Proficiency with the R programming language – this is a “must-have” with “recent programming experience”. Proficiency in other languages without R will not count.
  • Proficiency with relational databases, SQL programming, working with large data sets for data manipulation, cleansing and transformation
  • Experience with data visualization packages such as ggplot
  • Working knowledge of “proof of concept” analytic software: one or more of Alteryx, KNIME, Rapid Miner or Orange to assist with rapid-prototyping or fast-fail initiatives

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Git and Git concepts may be a plus
  • Familiarity with Python, SAS, SPSS, Hadoop (Hive/Pig) programming may be a plus
  • Familiarity with Continuum Anaconda, MS Azure ML & Cortana or Amazon Web Services ML may be a plus


  • Creative ability, consulting skills, leadership qualities, credibility, and self-confidence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for aesthetic design
  • Willingness to facilitate requirements gathering/analysis workshops
  • Strong work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Self-motivated with a curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Ability to manage time and work independently to complete tasks
  • Ability to work successfully in a varying paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to build consensus with business partners and mediate when appropriate
  • Excellent analytical, research, critical thinking, organizational, and planning skills
  • What We Offer
  • We offer a diversity of interesting technical problems. We'll stretch and grow your skill set as you deal with an ever-changing landscape of unique problems presented by our clients
  • An opportunity to work with world-class, cutting-edge technology across Big Data, Cloud, AI/Machine Learning and Blockchain
  • Our team is comprised of talented, hard-working folks that appreciate collaborating with driven, intelligent, accountable, and friendly people
  • We value our culture. We're a great place to work and have a serious dedication to the careers and personal lives of the people that we work with

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