Staff Data Scientist

Python, NLP, Software
Full Time

Job Description

Alteryx is searching for a Staff Data Scientist in our Bostonoffice. We're looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you're a high performer who's an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together. Alteryx Innovation Labs The Innovation Labs office, Alteryx's first office presence in Boston, was started earlier this year by the acquisition of MIT-spinout Feature Labs. This rapidly growing team combines the excitement of being part of a fast-paced, innovative startup with the resources, market penetration, and wisdom of a data analytics market leader. Our goal is to turbo-charge machine learning and data science efforts on the Alteryx platform, and to enable anyone to solve dynamic problems. We are working on high-impact, high-visibility projects, and we're looking for collaborative and knowledge-hungry teammates who want to join us as we work to democratize machine learning. Overview As a Staff Data Scientist on the EvalML team, you'll guide the development of our core open-source automated machine learning tool to power Alteryx's current and future products, as we bring a brand-new machine learning product to market. You will play a leading role in ensuring that our project delivers a comprehensive set of top-quality cutting-edge features for supervised machine learning, that our project can effectively power the machine learning needs of Alteryx's product line and that our project continues to gain traction in the open-source community. As part of our R&D team, you'll work closely with our software engineers to get projects shipped. We are a startup-oriented organization, and the best candidates will bring an iterative and resourceful mindset to the table. Responsibilities • Help product and engineering leadership set and prioritize the data science roadmap • Make code contributions to enhance and grow our ML tools and products • Help improve ML tools through performance testing, and establish repeatable tests and KPIs • Author public-facing blog posts, demos, presentations and other documentation to showcase our open-source tools and to continue to build the open-source community • Work directly with prospective and current Alteryx customers, and use insights from those interactions to drive value back into Alteryx products • Work with internal analytics teams on their projects and on how they can effectively use our ML tools Requirements • 5+ years' experience with data analysis in one or more domains • Expert understanding of supervised machine learning algorithms, best practices and pitfalls • Technical contributions to both Alteryx's open-source projects and our enterprise products • Conceive, design and document new modeling features in our projects • Guide software engineering team in the development of new features and resolution of bugs • Familiarity with how software and projects are organized, issue tracking, creating and merging pull requests and agile processes. • Experience with data analysis in Python, R or similar • Comfortable working with code written in Python Bonus • Experience building or using automated modeling technologies, or other modeling technologies intended to perform well across a variety of use-cases • Experience with time series modeling, multi series modeling, NLP featurization, anomaly detection, unsupervised and semi-supervised learning methods, image recognition • Software engineering experience • Contributions to open-source projects • Academic publications in data analysis or machine learning techniques Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences. Compensation: Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Boston is $158,500 - $277,400. This position is also remote-friendly and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. This role is eligible for variable compensation including bonus and stock grants. Benefits & Perks: Alteryx has amazing benefits for all Associates which can be viewed here.
Dice Id : 10105282
Position Id : 459685
Originally Posted : 2 weeks ago
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