Senior Data Scientist

De Forest Search - Seattle, WA

The Role...

What you'll be doing in the near future…

Does leveraging data science to empower organizations to fairly and equitably hire, promote, retain and compensate people excite you? Are you looking to join a fast-paced start-up where you can contribute meaningful work that drives the business forward? We are looking for a self-motivated Senior Data Scientist with a passion for developing and testing models that help us close the pay gap and build more great features and products. As the premier pay equity software company, innovation is our lifeblood and we want someone to join us in the journey of discovering what new possibilities data science can unlock. In this role, you will:

  • Research, build, test and improve predictive models leveraged in software products (current and future)
  • Independently run data science projects end-to-end, while also directing and reviewing data scientific work products from other team members
  • Collaborate on the iterative development of the data science roadmap
  • Partner with the development team to ensure both statistical and systematic accuracy in the product
  • Work closely with the marketing, sales, analytics, and product teams to plan and execute the delivery of research and software products utilizing effective and efficient scalable technologies

 The Person…

  • Proven track record of developing and deploying data science models, preferably at a technology company
  • Excellent Python or R coding skills for the purpose of developing and testing machine learning and statistical models
  • Fluency and confidence in building and deploying classification and recommendation engine systems based in AI/ML/NLP
  • High comfort and competence generating and interpreting statistical models, analyses, graphs and data
  • Ability to explain and present complicated concepts and research projects to diverse audiences
  • Experience with data related to human resources, compensation, employment, or the workplace is a plus
  • Well-organized with good time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail in all aspects of your work, but especially around the reliability, accuracy and maintainability of your code
  • Enjoys and thrives working in a dynamic team environment solving complex problems that regularly require independent research with minimal supervision
  • Driven to provide customer-focused solutions that meet their needs in a flexible, and often proactive way
  • Passion about the mission to close pay gaps and pay everyone fairly and equitably

The Requirements...

  • 5+ years of industry/corporate experience building machine learning models and/or services
  • Preferred master’s degree with significant course work in a quantitative field, such as economics, statistics, mathematics, physics, or computer science
  • Authorization to work in the United States




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