Data Scientist

machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) - recognized by the Washington Post as a Top Workplace - is seeking a Data Scientist with focus on Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/NLP and Federal government healthcare space to help Tantus build solutions for our customers that enable them to extract value from their data. 

What You'll Do

  • Develop AI/ML solutions based on NLP techniques such as key phrases extraction, Topics, themes, summarization, entity extraction and Sentiment analysis
  • Identify, build and optimize machine learning models, including annotations, entity recognition and custom classifier models using state-of-the-art solutions
  • Perform automated data labeling to train AI models
  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data using AI/ML Techniques
  • Build APIs and other ETL processes to support the AI/ML models
  • Create anomaly detection, risk analysis and other AI based solutions

Must Haves

  • Minimum of a B.S. with major in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of related work experience
  • Working experience using Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Advanced Data Analytics best practices, and knowledge of Ensemble Learning
  • Strong programming ability in SQL, Python, R, or Scala
  • Clear understanding of various open source ML models for unstructured text processing and experience in fine tuning the models if needed
  • Experience in monitoring and controlling model drift
  • Experience in data visualization tools such as Tableau, MicroStrategy, Looker
  • Experience in using any RDBMS databases
  • Ability to communicate technical design solutions and analytics results to audience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player mentality
  • Ability to develop proficiency in new skills rapidly
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Healthcare Data and Terminology
  • Amazon AI services, including SageMaker and Comprehend
  • Common data science toolkits, such as Python, R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Desire to work in a dynamic environment with emphasis on continuous learning and focus on innovative ideas and teamwork
  • Ability to develop proficiency in new skills rapidly
  • Creative and self-motivated; excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment
  • A portfolio of projects (GitHub, papers, etc.) is a plus.

Posted By

Mindy Prian

1735 North Lynn Street, Suite 650 Arlington, VA, 22201

Dice Id : RTX157386
Position Id : 6279351
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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