Data Scientist (Advance Development)

Data Scientist (Advance Development)

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At Instructure, we believe in the power of education to improve the lives of learners and educators. Our goal is to expand that power by creating products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships between teachers and students, and inspire people to go further in their education and career.

To succeed, we need smart, creative, and passionate people who are excited about solving some of education's hardest challenges. That is where you come in. We are hiring engineers and data scientists to prototype, explore, and experiment with the future of education on our advance development team. Examples of our projects include:

- Using NLP to generate quiz material from course content
- Predicting student success and alerting educators when a student is at-risk
- Prompting students when they are likely to forget an upcoming assignment
- Providing verifiable credentials to students for completed certifications or acquired skills

What you will do

    • Work with our product strategy team to identify areas of focus
    • Research possible solutions and build proof-of-concept models
    • Evangelize new technology and approaches in our engineering organization
    • Demo prototype solutions and write informal research papers for internal stakeholders

What we look for

    • Experience with ML tools in Python or R
    • Ability to solve complex problems requiring in-depth analysis and research
    • Previous experience building models that rely on large datasets
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills
    • Passion for learning and professional development
    • Desire to work in a team-oriented environment

Get in on all the awesome at Instructure

    • Competitive salary, equity and 401k.
    • Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance.
    • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • Paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and flexible work schedules.
    • Gym club reimbursements and rewards-based fitness tracking.
    • iMacs or MacBooksQuarterly hack week, where individuals and teams can experiment and build whatever they want
    • Yearly internal technology conference
    • Monthly technology talks

We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.

At Instructure we participate in E-Verify and yes, in case you didn’t catch it from the above, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Instructure employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.
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