Senior Data Scientist

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will take the lead on shipping new data driven product features - leveraging cutting edge algorithms, solid software engineering and a good intuition about data.  You’ll be constantly learning and constantly teaching, expanding your skills across the stack and bringing in new technologies and methods to the team. We’re looking for engineers who will build products that seem magical to our users, and help us expand what we believe to be possible. This position is specifically for work on a federal contract. 
United States citizenship is required for this position as a result of contractual requirements with the United States government.

From your first day, you’ll drive the technical implementation of a major feature. You might…

  • … train and deploy new ML models to structure new facts from news documents
  • … scale clustering algorithms to work on millions of documents at once
  • … build summarization algorithms that work on document types we’ve never seen before
  • … discover patterns of disinformation across news and social media, and propose product features that make it easier to uncover
  • … bring our algorithms to many different languages

We like:

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm, and a love for teaching and learning
  • Strong programming skills, including in Python, with at least 3 years experience in a production engineering team
  • Masters/Ph.D. in a quantitative field or at least 5 years building analytical/data driven products in an industry setting
  • Skills in data exploration, visualization, and cleaning
  • Experience applying machine learning algorithms to real data sets, preferably including text analysis and NLP
  • Experience in using one or more of the following: NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, SpaCy, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch
  • Experience taking ambiguous problem statements through to delivered products
  • Experience interacting with end users/clients or strong interest in doing so
  • United States citizenship is required for this position as a result of contractual requirements with the United States government.

Added Bonus

  • Experience with ElasticSearch and Postgres
  • Foreign language proficiency/fluency

What we offer

  • Rapidly growing company, with opportunities for growth into leadership roles
  • Health, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game
  • Honest and open environment for exchange of ideas
  • Real customers with global name recognition + healthy sales pipeline
  • Proactive learning and teaching opportunities via individual book allowances, tech talks, and brown bag lunches
  • Twice weekly catered lunches
  • Team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours
  • Fun, puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District
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