MTS - Data Scientist/Machine Learning

Engineering - Seattle Seattle, Washington Req.Num.: 5359

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MTS -  Data Scientist/Machine Learning

Job Description

We are looking for candidates with a proven background and experience in dealing with real world data in one or more of the following areas in machine learning: kernel methods, deep learning, large-scale machine learning, unsupervised and semi-supervised techniques, reinforcement learning, online learning, and related areas. We are particularly interested in candidates with skills necessary to apply machine learning to address data center problems.


  • Provide thought-leadership in the area of Machine learning and Data Science.
  • Identify important and interesting questions about large datasets, then translate those questions into concrete analytical tasks
  • Develop strategies to extract, resolve, and unify information of various types from numerous disparate data sources.
  • Mine and organize massive data sets of both structured and unstructured data. This would involve exploring data, constructing appropriate transformations, and tracking down the source and meaning of anomalies when and where they arise.
  • Model building should draw from any approach that enhances accuracy and understanding including statistical modeling, mathematical modeling, econometric modeling, network modeling, machine learning, algorithms, genetic algorithms, and neural networks.
  • Validating models against alternative approaches, expected and observed outcome, and numerous directly and indirectly relevant key performance indicators.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related technical field.
  • Computer Science, Math, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Operations Research, or similar
  • Prior experience with:
    • Numerical and topic modeling
    • Data mining or extracting information from large datasets
  • Technologies:
    • Linux
    • Python
    • R, Matlab, Pig or SQL

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