Senior Data Scientist

Industry: Education
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A live learning platform that connects students and professionals with personalized instruction for any subject on-demand is looking for a Senior Machine Learning / Data Scientist. The selected candidate will be in charge of creating prototypes that can be turned into real-time systems by engineering. The US-based purpose-driven company provides users with access to high-quality instruction and is on a mission to change the way people learn through technology. During their Series C round, the company raised more than $100mn in funding. This position requires 8+ hours overlap with the EST/PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create algorithmic systems that allow learners and teachers to be more personalized
  • Collaborate with product, marketing, operations, and engineering to discover problems that have a big impact and turn them into objective functions
  • Design experiments to rapidly establish causal relationships
  • Drive initiatives from conception to completion with a measurable business impact
  • Using mathematical methods, define inventive solutions to difficult challenges

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3-5+ years of relevant data science experience
  • Expertise in performing ML or statistical analyses software in R or Python
  • Competency in statistical inference, probability, machine learning (unsupervised and supervised)
  • Experience with building recommender systems and implementation with a breadth of matching algorithms is nice to have
  • Experience with Bayesian reasoning, NLP, classification, ranking systems is desirable
  • Prior experience with production models, i.e., post-deployment responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills

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In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

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