Sr Data Scientist

Location: Columbia, MD 21046

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Must be willing to submit for a DoD security clearance (if you already hold one, even better!)

The Opportunity

TeamWorx Security is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to build the next generation of AI products and services! As part of the AI team, you would own design, implementation and deployment of production quality code that forms the core of our applications! TeamWorx is looking for individuals with expertise in NLP (Traditional and Deep Learning) to build services for enterprise customers that help them optimally solve challenging and exciting problems.

A Little About Us and Our Team

We love to be inspired. We started TeamWorx Security to build, create, and dream about what inspires us, and because of this, our Maryland startup is quickly growing. We are a team of data scientists, software engineers, researchers, product developers, and operation-minded folks who specialize in developing applications and products that our customers love. Our mission is to reinvent the way technical and non-technical people work with technology. We believe in creating harmonious, automated solutions designed to improve our customers’ daily workflow, allowing them to act quickly and decisively about what matters most. We are looking for critical thinkers who excel at solving problems and have a passion for what they do to help us move our mission forward. This is our story; come tell us your story.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Masters in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) with 2+ years of work experience with specialization in NLP.
  • PHD preferred
  • Proven experience in validation and evaluation of machine learned models.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical orientation. Experience in evaluation metrics, Python or R, JSON parsing, custom HTML for visualization.
  • Strong qualitative skillset. Experience in taxonomies, survey design.
  • Understanding of issues around ground truth and training/evaluation data for ML, including human judgment and A/B testing
  • Hands-on experience using third-party judgment services such as Figure 8, Appen, or Amazon Mechanical Turk.
  • Coding expertise in one or more of Python, Scala, Java or equivalent.
  • Coding expertise in one or more of Keras, Tensorflow, Pytorch or equivalent.
  • Expertise in basics of Computer Science, Data Structures and algorithms.
  • Understanding of probability, statistics and Machine Learning techniques.
  • Excellent problem solving ability and social skills.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • US citizenship required and willing to submit for a DoD security clearance (if you already hold one, even better!).

What You'll Do

  • Survey and understand prior literature to evaluate and recommend the best approaches for solving problem at hand.
  • Design and implement groundbreaking algorithms that will build our applications using Machine Learning and Statistical Models.
  • Write production code at scale, testing and productizing new algorithms.
  • Collaborate with a team of Data Scientists, Engineers and Product Managers.
  • Build NLP models to:
    • Enable semantic understanding of documents.
    • Improve text classification per given taxonomy.
    • Improve keyword extraction from text documents.
    • Build and traverse knowledge graphs.

What it Takes!

We are product focused rather than another butt in another chair and we love innovation. We look for leadership qualities in all of our teammates. This is important. Exploring, learning, and building cool technologies, making mistakes, and learning along the way. Be comfortable working from multiple locations, with our customers, and in our team environment. Self-driven and self-motivated; attention to detail and having a great attitude! Take ownership of projects and drive them to completion.

Commitment to Diversity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. TeamWorx Security will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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