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Research Scientist

Company:
Genesis Global Management Corporation
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Salary:
100,000
Posted:
November 18, 2016
Description:

Must-Haves

BS in Computer Science, Physics or similar required

5+ years of prof. exp. in data science, machine vision or similar

5+ years of Python, deep knowledge of relevant pkgs., numpy, scipy etc.

Provide Link to any public repositories you own

Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (less than 20%)

Description Of Duties

Annual Bonus for this position is budgeted at $15k

The Research Scientist will have strong and effective communications skills to coordinate across the team to meet very aggressive goals. These communication skills will be critical when partnering with other research team members to ensure effective collaboration and drive innovation.

The right candidate will be excited by the unknown. The candidate will thrive in an environment where truly new and innovative thinking are required. The problems we are facing span multiple domains, so the candidate will come well equipped with a diverse set of skills.

The candidate will relish staying up to date with the latest techniques and technologies and will maintain a broad knowledge of current developments outside of the immediate need and will find novel ways to apply them to our needs.

The Research Scientist will work with a small, focused team to meet aggressive performance and schedule goals for a variety of research projects.

Responsibilities

Contribution of innovative and exciting solutions

Rapid testing of ideas for efficient no/no go decision making

Complete development from idea to solution

Working with the team, you will develop novel techniques for understanding spatial data

Using web crawling and other approaches, you will build a library of relevant information for training sets and other applications

You will develop approaches to structuring and understanding industry standard data (currently no such thing exists)

Working with industry experts, you will gain a deep understanding of their craft and find novel ways to augment it

Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, Physics or similar required. MS or PhD preferred.

5 years of professional experience in data science, machine vision or similar field. 10 years preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience in natural language processing a strong plus.

Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (less than 20%)

Experience in web crawling, data mining considered a strong plus

Ability to maintain confidentiality and comfortable working under an NDA

Python, deep knowledge of relevant packages, numpy, scipy etc. - minimum 5 years

R, Matlab or similar a plus

C, C#, Java a plus

git, standard version control

Please provide link to any public repositories you own.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Nice-To-Haves

MS or PhD highly preferred

Experience in natural language processing a strong plus

Experience in web crawling, data mining considered a strong plus

R, Matlab or similar a plus

C, C#, Java a plus

Salary Range $95,000 – $100,000 Performance Bonus 20% Signing Bonus None

Benefits Medical Ins. Dental Ins. Vision Ins. Life Ins. Retirement

More Information

Relocation Partial

Reports To Vice President Product Management

Remote work not available

Travel Up to 20% of the time

Visa Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a current Green Card holder