Athenium Analytics is seeking a Data Scientist with Natural Language Processing (NLP) expertise to assist the Data Science team in innovative data manipulation, analysis, predictive modeling, and delivery to commercial and government customers.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Web-scraping/sourcing, cleansing, and processing unstructured data
  • Applying NLP techniques and tools to extract meaningful information from messy text data
  • Statistical and machine learning model development, validation, and implementation
  • Working both independently and with team members to develop, refine, implement, and scale data management and analytics procedures and systems

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field
  • Significant programming experience with Python, C++, IDL, R, or MATLAB (Python preferred)
  • Familiarity with a Linux environment and shell scripting
  • Working knowledge of statistical concepts
  • Experience using NLP software libraries (e.g., Python NLTK) to mine large text data sets
  • Desire to learn about, explore, and invent new tools for solving real-world problems using data
  • Sense of humor, personality, and enthusiasm!

Desired Qualifications:

  • Cloud computing experience, Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus
  • Proficiency with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes with a variety of data types and data storage systems (e.g., AWS S3, PostgreSQL, Hadoop)
  • Familiarity with deep learning algorithms and libraries (e.g., Tensorflow)
  • Familiarity with optical character recognition (OCR) tools and techniques

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to careers@athenium.com