Data Scientist II – Global Data Office - Mexico City

Mexico - Mexico City

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Rackspace is seeking a Data Scientist that has a passion for technology and is ready to join our Global Data Team in Mexico City. Position SummaryWe are looking for a passionate Data Scientist who has a strong quantitative background, solid experience working with machine learning models in practice, and experience developing data-informed products. This role requires strength in all stages working with big data. 


  • Applies and integrates coding, statistics, mathematical and business analytics skills to manage and manipulate high volume data from a variety of sources.
  • Creates new data collection frameworks for structured and unstructured data.
  • Able to rapidly test new ideas, debugging, and refactoring existing models.
  • Requires working knowledge and experience in own job discipline and broadens capabilities.
  • Continues to build knowledge of the company, processes and customers.
  • Performs a range of assignments related to job discipline.
  • Uses prescribed guidelines or processes in analyzing situations.
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.


  • Contributes to solution of straightforward business problems regarding operations, products, services or customers.
  • Analyzes information, asks questions and checks for understanding using standard procedures within the job family.
  • Applies acquired skills and experience to complete moderately complex, but routine tasks.
  • Continues to develop expertise.
  • Impacts own team and other teams whose work activities are closely related.
  • May suggest improvements to existing processes and solutions to improve the efficiency of the team.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions or to recommend alternative resolutions.
  • Maintains internal relationships and determines need for external contacts
  • May provide consultation in manners with BI Team and Data Engineering.


  • Creates new data collection frameworks for structured and unstructured data.
  • Able to rapidly test new ideas, debugging, and refactoring existing model.
  • Working knowledge of principles and methods within own job family/discipline.
  • Working knowledge of the company, products, services and customers.
  • Understands key drivers of success in functional area and uses this understanding to accomplish own work.
  • Experience with statistical modeling techniques.
  • Ability to obtain data from multiple, disparate data sources including structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience with cloud-based ecosystems (GCP, AWS).
  • Successful demonstrated experience in working on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from easy to medium.
  • Experience in creating reports, projections, models.
  • Experience with agile software launching, cleansing, aggregation, enhancement, supporting analysis and predictive modelling activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, or quantitative discipline required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of data science related experience gained through a combination of academic studies and work experience
  • Prior work and/or research demonstrate experience in the following areas:
  •  Statistics exploratory analysis, model development, and theory
  •  Data mining discovery of patterns & signals in data or anomaly detection
  •  Algorithms Decision trees, probabilistic reasoning, neural networks, clustering, case based reasoning
  •  Natural Language Processing NLP and text analysis
  •  Software engineering Ability to work with team members to implement algorithms
  •  Operations Monitoring and maintaining models in production
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one scientific or statistical programming language such as Python (must include SciPy, NumPy, Pandas), Matlab
  • Experience working with SQL databases.
  • Proven ability to draw conclusions from data and generating actionable information.
  • Excellent quantitative reasoning and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with and lead interdisciplinary team members to solve problems.
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity, and a passion for analytics and solving real-world problems.
  • Sufficient verbal and written communication skills in English, especially in technical areas.

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Job tags: AWS Big Data Data Mining Engineering Machine Learning Matlab NLP NumPy Pandas Python Research SciPy Security SQL
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