Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

The Data Scientist will conduct data analysis and build machine learning models for internal and client-facing applications. This position will work closely with software development to provide valuable insight to improve business operations.


  • Extract data from enterprise systems and clean the data for analysis and modeling
  • Conduct analysis to derive insights from data
  • Develop visualizations of analytics and models for communicating findings
  • Build, test and validate predictive models and machine learning algorithms
  • Put models into production



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business Analytics or similar quantitative field


  • R and/or Python; SQL; statistical analysis and modeling, including linear and generalized linear models; time series analysis and forecasting; machine learning models such as random forests, XGBoost and SVM
  • Experience in data mining
  • Understanding of machine learning
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen



  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business Analytics or similar quantitative field


  • 1+ years in a data scientist role


  • Spark (in Scala or from R or Python)
  • Neural networks, including CNN and RNN architectures
  • Natural language processing, including topic modeling, intent & entity extraction and building domain-specific language models

Paycom is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Paycom makes employment decisions on the basis of business needs, job requirements, individual qualifications and merit. Paycom wants to have the best available people in every job. Therefore, Paycom does not permit its employees to harass, discriminate or retaliate against other employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, military and veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic, reproductive health decisions, family or parental status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation benefits, and separation of employment. The Human Resources Department has overall responsibility for this policy and maintains reporting and monitoring procedures. Any questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Department. ****To learn more about Paycom’s affirmative action policy, equal employment opportunity, or to request an accommodation - Click on the link to find more information:


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