Sr. Data Scientist

Sr. Data Scientist

Job Description:

 Summary:

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in our Data Science and Machine Learning (DSML) team, leading technical delivery of strategic projects from inception to implementation.  You will apply your deep expertise in data science, machine learning, and statistical analysis to solve complex challenges, enhance our product offerings, and deliver actionable insights that propel our business forward.  This role requires a blend of technical proficiency, collaboration, and mentorship to promote practical innovation and help DSML deliver impactful work.

Who you’re committed to being:

  • You enjoy learning and are open to new ways of doing things.

  • You are not afraid to be yourself, experiment, make mistakes and learn from them, ask questions, or voice your concerns.

  • You are self-aware, insightful, and proactive when communicating with others.

  • You are a team member first and individual contributor second. 

  • You believe in continuous improvement and request frequent feedback from others.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop algorithms and models from the experimental and prototyping phases all the way through to their use in customer-facing solutions.

  • Build ETL pipelines that feed static and streaming data into algorithms.

  • Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning engineers to define technical product requirements.

  • Navigate a limited amount of ambiguity with stakeholders in order to clearly define and successfully lead data science projects.

  • Establish performance metrics, build measurement pipelines, and create visualizations that effectively track model behavior.

  • Communicate complex data-driven insights and recommendations to technical and non-technical stakeholders through clear visualizations and presentations.

  • Mentor less experienced data scientists.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of hands-on, professional experience in data science, machine learning, or a related field, with a proven track record of delivering impactful data science projects.

  • 3+ years of experience developing algorithms and models from the experimental and prototyping phases all the way through to their use in customer-facing solutions.

  • Proficient in SQL, Python, and TensorFlow with an in-depth knowledge of data structures and database operations.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work on complex issues requiring innovative solutions.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills when partnering with stakeholders and team members to resolve ambiguity in data science projects.

  • Experience mentoring data scientists to improve code quality and promote innovation.

  • Experience deploying models in production environments and familiarity with MLOps principles is a plus. 

About us:

We’re Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company that helps teams build better by knowing more and working better together. Using our Skills, Flow, and Cloud product, teams can develop critical skills, improve processes and gain data-driven insights.

We’re a community of growth seekers and lifelong learners who are out to do big things that make a difference in people’s lives, and we’re looking for curious, talented people to join us. Our culture of trust, autonomy, and genuine collaboration create an environment where you’ll grow as a human and as a professional. Because to us, your growth is our growth, and vice versa.

Physical and Mental Requirements 

Work is performed in an offer (or home office) environment and requires the ability to operate office equipment and keyboards. Sedentary work. Repetitive work. 

Ability to perform tasks related to documentation, data analysis, transcription and extensive content analysis. Learn new tasks, remember processes, complete tasks independently, and make timely decisions in the context of a workflow.

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. Pluralsight will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.
 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please visit the bottom of our website to learn how to request an accommodation.
 

For more information on Pluralsight’s commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workforce please review our most recent Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging report here.

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