Location: Santa Clara, CA

Employment Type: Regular full time

Company:  Big Data Federation uses machine learning to predict financial and economic performance for our investment fund and to advise Fortune 100 companies.  We fuel our predictions with massive amounts of interconnected data, from the company to the macroeconomy level.  Our AI prediction tool identifies latent macroeconomic risks, industry inflections, and fundamentals investment opportunities.  We are a venture-backed team of technologists, mathematicians, economists, data scientists, and programmers.

Job Profile: We are seeking an enthusiastic Senior Data Scientist to be a contributor to our predictive analytics platform. You will create application pipelines which pull data from a universe of ingested data-sets and refine them to extract information for use in our predictions. You will help design and implement machine-learning algorithms and micro-services. In many cases the data sizes will necessitate implementation on distributed computing platforms.

We seek mathematically-inclined software engineers, and scientists/mathematicians with an aptitude for computer science. We particularly welcome passionate, data-oriented candidates eager to learn new skills, and mentor their colleagues in areas where they themselves excel.

Experience

  • Strong background in classical machine learning and deep knowledge in a variety of techniques in feature selection, regression, classification, and clustering, and their real-world advantages and drawbacks

  • Hands-on experience with applied mathematics, e.g., linear algebra, probability, and statistics

  • Proficient with R (preferred), or Python, and their respective library ecosystems

  • Ability to multitask with attention to details

  • Familiarity with financial analytics and time series econometrics is a plus

  • Practical experience with semantic text analysis and deep learning is a plus

Education

  • Master’s degree in computer science or an engineering/math/statistics/science discipline with a strong computer science component

Compensation

Competitive salary; Stock options; Health benefits: medical, vision, and dental; Paid time off.

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@bigdatafed.com