Rarefied talent in data science, data technology, and analytics

Data Science Bootcamp Mentor

Thinkful Inc.

Job Description

Job Description

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 meet 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!

Skills & 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 

About Thinkful Inc.

At Thinkful relationships drive learning. We advance careers by pairing students with a 1-on-1 mentors who pair program and teach best practices as students learn through a project-driven curriculum. Thinkful was recently ranked the best coding school by Course Report, the industry's leading publication. While we claimed the top spot in all five of their categories, what excites me most is that we have the #1 instructor team. A team comprised of 300 data scientists programmers and designers in over 35 countries.

Read what one of our awesome mentors says about mentoring with Thinkful, here: https://www.coursereport.com/schools/thinkful#/news/mentor-spotlight-jason-humphrey-of-thinkful.

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Job Location
New York City, NY
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Employment Type:
Full Time