Data Scientist

Helsinki

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Data Scientist 

At Varjo we create hardware and software experiences to fulfill our vision of immersive computing. The mixed reality experiences we are creating will empower each of us to be more creative and more productive. We are offering you an exciting position where you can see into the future and play your part in shaping it. When we are done, computers will look nothing like what they do right now.

Job Description 

Understanding data is a critical part of creating the future of VR technology. As a data scientist at Varjo, you will be responsible for defining and executing complex data investigation projects. You will also work with research scientists to investigate issues and manage data infrastructure, identifying issues based on existing data, proposing new data collection schemes, and driving insight to construct predictive models and algorithms to deliver even better products.  

Primary tasks include: 

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques 
  • Data mining  
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed 
  • Enhancing the company's tools and workflows for data analysis, data management and collecting new data 
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis 
  • Effectively communicate insights and recommendations to support decision making 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in computer science (or similar major) or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience with applied statistics or data analysis, analyzing, processing and manipulating large datasets 
  • Experience in programming for data science applications in Python, R, Julia, etc. 
  • Experience with applying modern machine learning techniques 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 6+ years professional experience or PhD in computer science (or similar major) 
  • Relevant publications in world class academic conferences and/or journals
  • Experience working with video or image datasets

Job Location

This is a full-time position located in Helsinki, Finland. Even though our office is in Helsinki, you can do your work 100% remotely in Finland or any combination of time spent remote and at the office. What ever works best for you. If you're based somewhere else at the moment, we will also gladly help with relocating to Finland and make your move to the capital of the world's happiest and cleanest country as easy as possible.

Job perks/benefits: Conferences
Job region(s): Europe
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