Job Detail: Data Scientist

Job Order #10280

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
5/10/2019 Data Scientist Houston - Texas Information Technology


We are looking for a highly motivated technologist with a strong background in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning/Deep Learning. In this position you will apply your problem solving skills to technology challenges and opportunities within the core product offering. The primary responsibility of this role is to apply innovative machine learning and NLP solutions for the seismic and simulation products to meet the expectations of clients/users. Multiple domain knowledge is an advantage - Seismic, Financial, Healthcare, etc... High growth and exciting company culture - the right time to consider this opportunity.

Job Duties:

  • Work to create Natural Language Processing (NLP) solutions that are used to build and deliver products making core algorithmic advances for our clients.
  • Build first-rate prediction systems that solve our customers' business problems by performing statistical analysis and applying data mining and machine learning techniques
  • Communicate effectively with the ability to tailor the message based on the technical breathe of the audience
  • Be a self-starter, motivated by a passion for developing the best possible solutions to problems
  • Identify and implement streamlined processes for text data reporting and communication
  • Use analytical models to identify insights that are used to drive key decisions across the organization
  • Routinely communicate metrics, trends and other key indicators to senior leadership.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to other members of the team
  • Build and maintain data driven optimization models, experiments, forecasting algorithms and capacity constraint models
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge from academic journals, web posts, market sources, and other reports.

Education and Experience:

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in the Data Science field and have experience working with large amounts of data.
  • Experience with a variety of NLP methods for information extraction, topic modeling, parsing, and relationship extraction
  • Strong fundamentals of Deep Learning and AI
  • Masters / PhD in Machine Learning, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field with specialization in natural language processing and/or machine learning.
  • 2 years of experience with scripting - prefer Python
  • Outstanding written and spoken communication skills, with interpersonal skills to work with all levels of the organization
  • High level critical thinking and creative problem solving abilities
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of data integrity and accuracy
  • Outstanding programming and statistical modeling skills
  • Expert knowledge with a variety of analytical tools and techniques with the knowledge of when to use them.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3 years of hands-on experience analyzing and interpreting text data, drawing conclusions, defining recommended actions, and reporting results across diverse stakeholders.
  • Prior experience with Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning algorithms
  • Experience coding and debugging deep learning neural networks for text processing.


Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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