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Research Scientist

Research Scientist

ID 
2016-1045
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category 
Product Management

More information about this job

Overview

We are seeking a Research Scientist with significant experience in machine learning, machine vision, natural language processing and spatial data. In this role, the Developer will drive research into complex problems. The candidate will bring new and innovative ideas to the group and see them from proof-of-concept to complete solution.

Join us as we build a new department focused on revolutionizing the way things are done in our industry. We are performing cutting edge research and developing innovative tools to solve challenging problems. This role brings you the opportunity to firmly apply your stamp to our products, now and well into the future. Join us in creating amazing, beautiful and functional experiences.

Responsibilities

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 insure 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.

  • 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.