Location: Santa Clara, CA

Employment Type: Regular full time

Company: Big Data Federation, Inc. is an artificial intelligence-driven financial technology company which develops and applies innovative machine-learning technologies to big data to predict financial and economic fundamentals metrics.  We are a team of technologists, mathematicians, data scientists, and software programmers.

Job Profile: We are seeking a 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
  • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing tools is a plus
  • 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; Life insurance; Short- and long-term disability.

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