1 N Upper Wacker Dr Chicago IL 60606 US 8475771600

As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for the collection, processing and statistical analyses of large data sets. You will be expected to participate and advise in the development of machine learning software and marketing services designed for better audience targeting in the home services industries.


At Spectrum, our goal is to grow our team members at the same time as growing our company. We appreciate developers with a proven ability to lead by example and mentor junior-level developers, coupled with a strong desire to learn.

  • Work with IT teams, management and/or data scientists to determine organizational goals
  • Mine data from primary and secondary sources
  • Clean and prune data to discard irrelevant information
  • Analyze and interpret results using standard statistical tools and techniques
  • Pinpoint trends, correlations and patterns in complicated data sets
  • Identify new opportunities for process improvement
  • Provide concise data reports and clear data visualizations for management

Required Skills and Experience

We require applicants to have a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field (or equivalent work experience). We expect you to have some experience in the following:

  • Statistical modelling
  • R and/or SAS languages
  • SQL databases and database querying languages
  • Data mining
  • Data Cleaning
  • Data visualization and reporting techniques
  • Written and verbal expression

And interest in:

  • Database design
  • Programming (e.g. XML, Javascript, Python or ETL frameworks)
  • Machine learning techniques
  • Hadoop & MapReduce
  • Data warehousing and business intelligence platforms
  • Benefits

    Being the dynamite Data Scientist that you are, we understand that in order to get the analytical juices flowing you need a good work-life-play balance. To make sure that’s possible this full-time position comes with a highly competitive salary and unparalleled benefits including:

    • Comprehensive medical & dental insurance
    • Retirement planning & company matching
    • Generous PTO, including sick days & holidays
    • A state-of-the-art office environment
    • Year-round gym memberships
    • Paid continuing education
    • Casual dress code
    • Flexible scheduling
    • Free-Lunch-Friday
    • In-office game console and gaming tournaments

    About Us

    Our company mission can be summed up in one word—growth. At Spectrum, our top priorities revolve around growing business for our customers, growing our software, and growing our careers.

    Since opening our doors in 1992, Spectrum has proudly served the small and medium-sized business owner, developing new and innovative ways to drive sales for their businesses. Today, we work with more than 1000 clients in virtually every major North American market serving as one of the nation’s top lead generation software and service providers in the home services arena. But Spectrum is so much more than just a service for lead generation and lead generation software.

    Spectrum is a manifestation of our team’s ingenuity and unique skillset. The talent of our individual team members and energy as a unit has led us to create the program responsible for our overall success. This lead generation ecosystem, combining a multitude of software tools, full-service account management, and web-development processes has secured millions of leads for our clients and is a true testament to the capabilities and forward-thinking attitude of the Spectrum family.

    With offices in downtown Chicago as well as the northwest suburbs, we continue to grow every day as a leader and innovator in driving client sales, and we want you to join us in doing so.

    How to Apply