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Senior Data Scientist

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
November 13, 2018


This is a direct-client opening for a Senior Data Scientist located in Waltham, MA. This is a full-time position and ideally, our client is looking for candidates local to the Massachusetts area or someone who can relocate on their own. There might be a small relocation package offered, however. The salary is in the 140-200K range.

Job Description:

Be a major player in a company that's a pioneer in semantic technology

Work with all the latest ML tools and technologies

Work with enormous data sets. Our database has over 10 billion records extracted from the Web

Find correlations and signals amongst all the noise

Push our company to the next level of data excellence

Solve interesting and challenging problems alongside a great team of engineers

Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, normalization, transformation, etc.

Clean, analyze and select data to achieve goals

Build and release models that elevate our data quality and accuracy

Collaborate with colleagues from engineering, QA and business backgrounds

Develop new skills as you push your knowledge - and our technology - to new levels

Work for a profitable, growing company that works with an impressive Fortune 500 client list


Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science or equivalent work experience (Master’s is a plus)

MUST HAVE a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Data Scientist

A Data Geek – we’re looking for people who love data, and who are comfortable working with numbers and patterns. If you like to solve puzzles in your free time, you’re on the right track!

Detail Oriented & Process Driven– we’re looking for folks who see data patterns quickly and can help create a new process when efficiencies can be improved

Knowledge of a variety of machine learning and statistical modeling techniques in a business setting

Ability to choose the best technique for a given problem, even if that solution doesn’t involve ML

Proficiency in Python, R, or other scripting languages (as well as toolkits like pandas, NumPy, etc.)

Experience writing production-ready code is a plus

Experience with GCP or other cloud platforms is a plus

A mindset that research should lead to actionable results

Excited to tell us why you want to work here and what kinds of challenges you're looking for

Can talk intelligently and passionately about the interesting challenges your projects presented

A sense of humor and perspective

Preference given to local candidates to Mass as there is no relocation being offered for the position.

Please complete the following skills-matrix and send back with your updated resume if you are interested. Thanks!

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