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Senior Data Scientist

Rockville, MD · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is not a temp or temp to perm job.  Seeking Senior Data Scientist.  Location of job is in Rockville, MD.   Must have PHD degree, NLP or Deep Learning experience and min 1 year of professional work experience.  Full time job with full benefits and is available immediately.  Relocation candidates will also be considered.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will support our product, sales, and leadership teams in building AI related products and delivering on AI related projects. The ideal candidate should have an in-depth and hands-on experience with building machine learning products.   
The right candidate should have a broad knowledge of AI applications in several industries and must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.
The candidate must have strong experience with a variety of machine learning tools including deep learning, NLP, reinforcement learning, image and speech recognition.  
Qualifications for Data Scientist
  • We’re looking for someone with minimum 5 years of experience in data science and building machine learning models, has a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with software/tools listed below.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Strong experience of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, neural networks, deep learning etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Strong experience using computer languages such as Python, Javascript and SQL is a must. Having some R and C++  knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong experience in manipulating data and drawing insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with MongoDB, Oracle Database etc.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Hands on experience on language modeling tasks, sequence to sequence learning using Natural Language Processing.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, Cassandra etc. is a plus.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: D3, ggplot, Tableau, PowerBI etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
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