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Data Scientist

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Parental Guidance Software
Job Number: 9787

Job Description:

Job Description:

Social media generates a massive volume of data about online interactions in a daily basis. Such interactions provide useful information about users’ behaviours and psychological states. Our client has an AI-based engine that constantly analyzes the patterns behind human written languages and produces psychological insights about user’s emotional and mental health.

We are seeking a senior data scientist who will help in the development of text analytics based on machine learning and NLP.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Work in a constantly evolving development environment with a massive amount of data.
  • Build production-worthy training sets from multiple sources and assess their quality; i.e. data fusion.
  • Have a deep understanding of the analytical pipelines utilized in NLP.
  • Build tools and scripts to help assess and manage data from multiple sources.
  • Develop efficient algorithms that are designed to work on large corpora.
  • Manage the configuration, execution, and evaluation of machine learning tests on large datasets.
  • Develop performance benchmarks and perform hyperparameter optimization to report the optimal model parameters.
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate results to the data science, engineering, product, and QA leads as required.


A M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in STEM such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Statistics, or equivalent.

Technical Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a data scientist role (or equivalent).
  • High proficiency in machine learning and deep learning methods (having a commercial ML model is an asset).
  • High proficiency in Python or Java, Scikit, and one or more of some of the existing DL libraries such as Keras, TensorFlow, and Torch.
  • High proficiency in statistical and quantitative analysis; i.e. regression, properties of distributions, and statistical tests.
  • Proficiency in source control tools such as GIT. Bitbucket and/or Github experience is an asset.
  • Experience with NLP and text processing libraries such as NLTK and CoreNLP.
  • Experience with big data libraries, such as Pandas, and data visualization tools, such as SciPy, and matplotlib.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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