Back to Job Search

Data Research Scientist ( New role to NI )

Job Description

Data Research Scientist

My client have created a bespoke technology platform for highly skilled employees globally. This is a highly advanced matchmaking platform which is the new incarnation of a formerly manual process. We have been briefed by the client on the use case here, and its genuinely one of the largest projects of its type that we have ever seen locally.

My client is ready to transition from manual to automated matchmaking by pioneering technologies within the machine learning space. Using NLP and other data extraction, they seek to build out the capability to identify the best talent for roles at the right time. Pulling information out of the vast database of Talent and Client preferences.

To enable this transformation, the Research & Development department is adding its first data science team. This is your opportunity to join at the beginning of this data science journey. One of the most interesting and varied roles in the Data Science space.

The Role

The team's mission is to constantly challenge the status quo and drive innovation to improve the Client, Talent, and Internal user's experiences. This role requires an expert in the areas of machine learning and statistics who can adapt theoretical models to an applied environment. The ideal candidate will have experience with models for natural language processing tasks.

A successful candidate will have a passion for clarity, be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, have strong attention to detail, be able to work in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and be driven by a desire to innovate.

Given the complex nature of the questions they are working on, the ideal candidate will be relentlessly curious and be able to/be interested in having the business conversations underlying the data.

Specifically, this role will:

* Design and build ML solutions that capture business and customer insights from various sources and help drive business outcomes
* Collaborate with engineers and product managers to design and implement ML solutions
* Continuously interrogate, improve, and experiment with new and existing ML solutions
* Provide technical and scientific guidance to your peers and team members
* Publish and present your work at internal and external scientific venues in the fields of ML

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
* 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency with data querying using SQL
* 3+ years of demonstrated data modelling techniques in R or Python
* 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency deploying reporting and analytics representing modelling outputs
* 2+ years of applied research experience
* 2+ years of experience defining research and development practices in an applied environment
* 2+ years of experience reviewing research papers, algorithms, and code
* Strong relationship-building and stakeholder-management skills
* High technical acumen and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of technical stakeholders
* Self-starter with strong sense of ownership, drive for results, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

* Masters or PhD in computer science, machine learning, mathematics, statistics, or another quantitative field
* Experience working with AWS big data processing technologies (S3, Sagemaker, Redshift, EMR, Spark)
* Experience in data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing
* Familiarity with NLP and statistical models
* At least one record of publication in machine learning
* Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code review, source management, build processes, testing, and operations
* Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, and gitlab

For the best prospects in NI for a Data Scientist right now, feel free to contact or reach out to me directly on LinkedIN

Follow VANRATH on LinkedIn for: Expert Career Advice. The Latest Top Jobs. Industry News. And much more…