Data Scientist


Seeking highly motivated, goal-oriented, and team-focused Java Data Scientists with a passion for supporting customer-facing services, processes, systems and infrastructure. Experienced individuals apply now.

Data Scientist

$ 100k USD/year  $ 50 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

Do you like building state of the art, scalable, and self-learning systems? Do you wish your current role had the excitement and energy that comes from working in young, exceptionally fast-growing tech companies? If so, this role is for you.

 
 
Why Crossover?
Be a part of the fastest growing private equity portfolio in the world. Join our rapidly expanding partner network. Support an expanding global network of clients. A key benefit of Crossover is that all our roles are location independent. Live and work anywhere: work from home, a coffee shop or at one of the many co-working spaces Crossover partners can access and collaborate.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
INTERESTED? APPLY NOW!

We are seeking a data scientist with interest in large data sets (primarily English language text), and a willingness to experiment with custom algorithms and ideas. When ideas demonstrate value, the data scientist leads the implementation of projects to bring this value to life. 
 

We specialize in technologies for world-class document classification and the discovery of structures in unstructured text. We focus on a comprehensive and rapidly growing set of business domains.
 
Expectations:

  • Utilize your analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyze and interpret large data sets

  • Use the information to develop data-driven solutions

 
BOOTCAMP PROGRAM

To be considered for this position you are required to take part in a mandatory training series and tests included in our 4-week Bootcamp program.

After grading your tests, you will be eligible to take the Bootcamp which is usually held within a week of obtaining your test results. You will be paid the full-time rate for 40 hours per week for four weeks.

Once the Bootcamp tests are complete, we will be able to evaluate you for the position correctly. Bootcamp is a very tough training program, and only an average of 50% of attendees can finish it. Taking the Bootcamp doesn’t guarantee that you will be hired, but it is a requirement as part of the hiring process.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Main focus on building state of the art, scalable, and self-learning systems for information extraction from documents

Ability to train and tune a variety of machine learning models

Build both supervised and semi-supervised models within unstructured and semi-structured environments

Feature engineering using domain knowledge

Perform data and error analysis in order to improve models and understand their shortcomings

Experiment and develop machine learning algorithms for tasks including text classification, clustering, embedding, sequence labeling, seq2seq learning, information extraction and online semi-supervised learning

Deploy machine learning models used in large-scale systems

Take ownership of the whole end-to-end machine learning systems - from data processing, training, optimization to real-time monitoring and maintenance

Build high-leverage tools for data collection, model training/testing, feature extraction, and more

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Advanced degree in one of the following; Computer Science, Mathematics, AI, Deep Learning, Data Science or other programming/data focused field

At least 8 years of experience with complex, self-directed data analysis

Needs to be hands-on with experiments and execution

Experience and interest in many of the following areas are desired:
• Applied statistics and probability
• Machine learning algorithms and processes
• Feature engineering and refinement
• Investigation of public data sources
• Systems for large-scale, automated data collection and analysis
• Application usage analysis
• Predictive analytics
• Tools for structured data storage and retrieval
• Data storage and analysis tools: e.g. SQL, Solr, Spark
Experience with Natural Language Processing methods is desired

Meaningful experience in analyzing English language text-based data sets

Experience executing document clustering in both supervised and unsupervised scenarios

A true “roll up the sleeves and get it done” working approach

Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world. We do a lot of Skype and video conferencing

Good proficiency in the English language

 
ONLINE HIRING EVENT



A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.

 
 
 
CAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES


Learn and Use Disruptive Technologies

Crossover is your chance to learn cutting-edge new technologies in AI, Machine Learning, Big Data analysis, NLP, Cloud services and more, including how and when to use them.



Experience the Scale and Intensity

Crossover gives you unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and an opportunity to work on multi-million dollar revenue products processing millions of transactions using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high-intensity environment.



Continual Improvement

With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews. This will help you take timely corrective action for your overall learning and development.



CAREER PATH
YES - YOU WON'T STOP HERE!

Job Title Engineer Software Architect Chief Software Architect
Compensation $15/hr (~$30k/yr) $30/hr (~$60k/yr) $50/hr (~$100k/yr)
Role Type Software Developer Senior Developer Product Architect and responsible for implementing technology decisions
Job Title
(at typical previous job)
Junior Developer
Developer
Software Engineer
Senior Developer
Architect
Lead Developer
Chief Architect
Senior Technical Architect
A good fit for... 2 + years hands on development experience.

Strong in one technology but willing to learn new technologies

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)

Good knowledge in Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Good knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

5 + years of hands on development experience with 2+ years in an architect or similar position.

Adept at various technologies

Participated in teams on product technical strategy

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)

Very good knowledge in Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Very good knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

8 + years of hands on development experience with 5 + years in an architect or similar position.

Adept at various technologies

Recent experience in heading product technical strategy

Firm belief in well defined processes and workflows, ability to establish them and make sure they are executed by everyone and without exceptions.

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English) and ability to communicate with business stakeholders

Excellent knowledge of Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Excellent knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

Core Deliverables A team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization.

Responsible for delivery of individual changes based on well defined specifications and meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets

A team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization.

Responsible for delivery of complex changes affecting multiple components and/or systems while meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets.

Responsible for a product and it’s weekly release, overall product architecture and health, day to day and strategic technical decisions and technical product team leadership OR a team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization

Architect-level Technical Experience NO YES YES
Management experience NO YES YES
Interviews, Trains, and Coaches resources. Reviews work and makes decisions simpler and more clear. NO NO YES


 
 
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