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Data Scientist - AI Start-Up

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by William W. Professional Staffing

San Jose, CA 95101
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$120k - $160k Annual
Position Summary:
As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for researching and building machine learning and natural language processing applications to extend Company's personalization platform. You will work as part of our highly collaborative R&D team, and your solutions will directly and rapidly impact our business. This includes researching and developing models, algorithms, and applications; analyzing raw source data and derived data; presenting findings; and building tools.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop an understanding of Company and proprietary datasets.
Use your machine learning expertise to research and recommend the best approaches to solving our technology and business problems.
Design, implement, and validate your solutions using Scala or Python on a large state-of-the-art cluster.
Work with our Engineering teams to integrate your solutions into Company.

About You:
A Ph.D., (or Master's degree plus at least 8 years' relevant experience), in Computer Science, Statistics, Linguistics, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, or a related scientific discipline.
At least 5 years of experience working with large datasets for drawing business insights. Work experience at leading high tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook etc. is highly desirable.
Research experience and coursework in Machine Learning.
Fluency in Python programming.
Experience with large data sets.
Strong understanding of statistics and modeling techniques.
Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.
Experience with Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, or Recommender Systems.
Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or related technologies would also be an added advantage.
Experience with mathematical optimization, control theory, time-series analysis would also be an added advantage.

What you will have at Company:
Experience building a transformative product.
Flexible work schedule.
End-to-end ownership of your projects.
Fun work environment in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Access to building fitness center.
Competitive salary, health benefits, early stage Stock Options.
A great team who will fight beside you in the trenches to accomplish your goals.

Reference: 569491695