Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

Consumer Electronics

$120K - $160K
Posted on 12/05/17
New York, NY
Consumer Electronics
$120K - $160K
Posted on 12/05/17

Small R&D group in a large company working out of New York City. The work is Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Vision - all the latest stuff in which everyone wants to work.

Job Description

Data Engineer/ Data Scientist, Machine Learning

New York, NY

Willing to sponsor an H-1B visa

PhD or MSdegree

f you are a data scientist with applied backend software development experience, if you have analyzed, managed, and predicted very large amounts of data, if you want to be an essential part of the revolution that the proliferation of cameras combined with the amazing progress in computer vision and machine learning are bringing to our homes, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

My client is looking for their next senior data engineer / scientist. You will design and develop algorithms to understand and predict what is happening in their customers' homes and small businesses. You will build and develop data pipelines that fit the scale and needs of their data flows. You will select and build prediction and analysis models and write software accordingly. You will design, test and validate the code you write and the pipelines you implement using automated and load testing, leveraging the ground truth infrastructure we offer. You will then see your work deployed for the smart home devices, in millions of homes. 

Based on the output of their video and sound analytics engines, they currently do, among other things, activity segmentation / classification, activity prediction. The amount of data they have and the ambitions for the video analysis capabilities create an environment where you will pick unique challenges and deploy your solutions on millions of cameras, for millions of people.


Implement and develop data pipelines to gather all the information you can from our cameras and our video analytics algorithms

Design analysis and prediction models for achieving specific goals and features defined in collaboration with our product teams 

Perform model training / algorithm development and optimization. 

Optimize and compromise for speed and/or accuracy

Understand the content of our data to suggest new improvements of features or actual new features for our customers

Work with a team of software and hardware engineers to productize the software and tools that you have developed

Work with product marketing teams to:

help convey your data prediction features in a compelling fashion

understand customer feedback and define new iterations of our features

define the next big thing(s) on the roadmap

present and discuss your work with company executives, board members, etc. 


Skills and Requirements 

MSc in Machine Learning or Data Science, MSc or PhD

Experience in writing data science software in company, startup, or otherindustrial framework

Experience with data science frameworks and platforms such as Cassandra, Spark, Numpy,...

Familiarity with state of the art for machine learning and prediction models. 

Strong fluency in C++, Python

Ability to work independently, in a SCRUM-like environment

You need to like code reviews, continuous integration, automated extensive testing, large and rich groundtruth sets.

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